Welcome to EVstudio- New Team Members Arrive!

by Eva Pearce November 30, 2018
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When a company dives deeper into industry sectors they serve, it can only mean two things: one, new fascinating projects and two, new fascinating EVers. Please join us in welcoming two new additions to EVstudio, Craig Rothluebber, and Earl Matthews. Craig Rothluebber hails from Nebraska […]

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Classification of Work and Scope in the Existing Building Code

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018

The International Existing Building Code is a building code that is being adopted by an increasing number of municipalities. While the International Building Code has provisions for existing buildings it offers fewer options than the IEBC. The first step in identifying the applicable code provisions […]

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Denver Building Code & Energy Calculations

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018

Beth Freeman called the Denver Building Department to ask about their new requirements for energy calculations on single family residences. We haven’t had to submit them in the past, but we’d heard that some builders had. The word from Denver is that you do not […]

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Projects Outside of Colorado

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018

The majority of EVstudio’s projects are in Colorado and the projects that we do through 157 Architecture are all in Texas. However we have done work in quite a number of states and we enjoy practicing in new areas. In the last couple years we’ve […]

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Jim Houlette nominated for Builder Partner of the Year

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018
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Jim Houlette, the Director of EVstudio’s Structural Engineering Department has been nominated to be the HBA’s Builder Partner of the Year. Jim and the structural team work with many of the top homebuilders in Denver along with custom home clients, multifamily and a wide variety […]

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Building Height Restrictions Vary – Always Double Check

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018

One of the challenges in designing a large home is conforming with the height restrictions. The most common maximum building height is 35′ but it varies greatly. I’m seen as little as 17′ for portions of a Denver lot to unlimited building height. What is […]

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Boulderspace

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018

I just ran across the Boulderspace blog. Well worth a look, lots of architecture related topics and its more than just Boulder. Originally posted 2008-10-10 02:19:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Calculating Fire Resistance Ratings of Wood Assemblies Using the IBC

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018
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Architects and Contractors can spend a lot of time hunting for miscellaneous fire rated assemblies in wood construction. What you’ll eventually learn is that the easiest place to design your own 1-hour assembly is Section 721.6 of the International Building Code. The section details the […]

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Lecture Hall Building Looks Like the Rendering!

by Sean O'Hara November 16, 2018
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Its really not a surprise to the architect when the finished building looks like the rendering but its always nice to see. This is from a lecture hall that we did for the Christian House of Prayer. The finished photo: And now the rendering:   […]

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Dishwashers, Laundry and Mops in Healthcare

by EVstudio AEP November 16, 2018

As the Healthcare industry continues to change and evolve base on demographics and the governmental regulations, healthcare organizations are becoming more efficient.  Large hospital facilities are moving to a satellite outpatient clinics.  As the US demographics change with the boomers aging, institutions are looking more […]

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Packaged Task Lighting for Dentist Offices

by Dean Dalvit November 16, 2018
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I’ve unfortunately been spending a lot of time in a dentist chair lately and have noticed that all of the tools of this trade are generally self contained and packaged in a single workstation. We have designed a number of pediatric dentist offices and have […]

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Roller Coaster Geometry

by Shannon Osiecki November 16, 2018

In the last year, EVstudio has transitioned to its new location on 48th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. This places us across the street from Lakeside Amusement Park where we get to watch Cyclone run during the summer months. This has rekindled a question that I […]

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