Mark Stines

Creekside Apartments in Spearfish, South Dakota

by Mark Stines May 15, 2017
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At the beginning of the summer in 2013, EVstudio was asked to provide structural framing and foundation plans for a Garden Apartment community in Spearfish, South Dakota. This community consists of five building types including two walkout scenarios. All foundations are Ribbed Slab-On-Grade foundations with […]

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Retaining Wall Basics

by Mark Stines March 24, 2016

Retaining walls are used to retain a mass of earth that when left loose, will not retain itself under natural conditions.  Retaining walls appear in conditions where excavation or embankment is restricted by property, new or existing structure, or economy.  Typically retaining walls are constructed […]

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Hometown South – A Structural Engineer View

by Mark Stines January 31, 2015
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Hometown South is a new community from Century Communities, located in south Arvada, that EVstudio is happy to be a part of.  The development consists of apartment complexes with retail space and a variety of townhomes. The apartments are broken into two types of buildings, […]

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