15th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge- NAIOP

by EVstudio AEP May 19, 2017
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This year EVstudio was selected as an architectural resource for the annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge.  The competitors for the competition included student groups from University of Colorado (CU) and University of Denver (DU) real estate development master’s program; they were tasked head to […]

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3rd Material Option for Lakewood Townhome

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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Our final color and material palette is below. This is one of the most conservative schemes in terms of color. The idea was to make most the building very basic but them make the canted, cantilevered walls pop out just that much more by using […]

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A Jacques Benedict Treasure in Montclair

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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For the past few weeks we have been working hand-in-hand with the owner of a fantastic historic property in the Montclair neighborhood. The first phase of the project was to open up the kitchen and make it more livable and applicable to how people live […]

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One Principal’s Advice to an Architecture Student Looking at Grad Schools

by Dean Dalvit May 15, 2017
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Here’s a question I received today from an Architecture Student finishing up their Bachelor’s Degree and looking at Graduate programs: “Hello, I will be a graduate of Montana State University this Spring in their Architecture program. I just recently was accepted into the University of […]

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Building Season in Colorado, What About Winter?

by Sean O'Hara May 15, 2017

We frequently have projects and clients who are concerned with the idea of building during a Colorado winter. Snow, ice, cold temperatures and frozen ground can all make building more difficult. With that being said, in the Front Range cities, like the Denver metro, we […]

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Complimentary Density Study and Initial Design Consultation

by Dean Dalvit May 15, 2017
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As a value added service to all of our clients, past, present and future, EVstudio offers a complementary Density Study and Design Consultation  for potential development sites.  We do this in order to learn about the project objectives and understand the site and the scope […]

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Open House Plan for a Small 20′ Wide House

by Sean O'Hara May 15, 2017

One of my favorite repeat clients called a few days ago and needed a plan for a small house to go on a 25′ wide lot in Denver. The house itself could not be more than 20′ wide. The client wanted a plan that would […]

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American Water Building in Framing

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017

Our American Water Building in Texas is moving along quite nicely. The framing is up and so is some of the structural steel. Soon they will be placing the roof trusses. EVstudio is providing construction administration services on this project. Through reviewing shop drawings, product […]

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Accessory Occupancies in the International Building Code

by Sean O'Hara May 15, 2017

The International Building Code provides several routes for designing buildings with more than one occupancy. Building owners who don’t want to separate occupancies with fire separations have to employ one of these. For buildings with a large primary occupancy and a small accessory occupancy, the […]

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Revit Tip – Finding Lost Levels

by Matt Svoboda May 15, 2017

Today’s Revit tip helps ease a common frustrating task…relocating lost levels which you know exist, but for whatever reason have left the visible area of your current view.  Often in new elevations and / or sections, levels that you wish to include can be hidden way off in […]

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EVstudio will acquire your Architecture or Engineering Firm

by Sean O'Hara May 15, 2017

As you probably know, EVstudio has grown a lot in the last few years. We have several offices and cover every significant discipline for the design of land and buildings. We plan to continue this growth both organically and through continued merger and acquisition. We […]

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Accessible Window Designs for Apartments for IBC and Fair Housing

by Bill Foster May 15, 2017

Looking for accessible windows for an IBC / ANSI Type A units?   I may have found some answers.   Looking for ADA compliant windows?  ADA also has very similar requirements to ANSI for operable parts and many of the websites below mention ADA compliance. Challenge: ANSI […]

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