HGTV was right… openings in a wall are critical!

by Beth Weiss August 13, 2018

We all know that openings in a wall are important, who would want to live in a closed box not being able to get out? Properly designing and constructing openings is crucial to the safety of a structure. Openings can include any cut out of […]

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Twelve Questions to Choose the Right Standpipe

by Michael Banks August 6, 2018

Every so often, a building will be in the works and the question of fire standpipes comes up. When I hear “four stories” (or five, or six, or seven,…) I know there’s a possibility for standpipes and a fire pump. As these building components are […]

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Fast Renderings in the Cloud

by EVstudio AEP August 6, 2018
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If you don’t have a rendering farm at your disposal, chances are a nice high quality rendering in Revit will require hours or even days depending on the complexity.  Additionally, the computer used for the rendering will be somewhat tied up as its resources are […]

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Interior Renovation at Ricks Center for Gifted Children

by Sean O'Hara August 6, 2018
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In 2011 EVstudio designed an interior remodel project for the Ricks Center for Gifted Children. Ricks is a school for children from 3 years old to 8th grade and is located at the University of Denver. The original design was a great starting point and […]

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USP Specifier

by Jim Houlette August 6, 2018

USP has recently added a software called USP Specifier to help you determine the best connector for the situation you have.  You can download the software and watch helpful learning tools on their website. A great tool to better serve your client by selecting the […]

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Biking to Work in Denver

by EVstudio AEP August 6, 2018
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Since moving to Denver in May, I have  avoided driving a long commute to work, replacing it with the pleasure of commuting by riding my bicycle to work. Biking from the Capitol Hill Upper Colfax neighborhood down to the EVstudio office in the Golden Triangle […]

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DU Kitchen Expansion Rendering

by Matt Svoboda August 6, 2018
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We have been very lucky to have a great relationship with the University of Denver, completing many projects there over the years.  Our most recent project is the expansion of the kitchen at the Centennial Halls dormitory on the northern side of campus.  EVstudio is […]

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10 Good Questions to Ask When Planning an Indoor Agricultural Grow House

by EVstudio AEP August 6, 2018

As you might know, there is a big growth in Indoor Agriculture in Colorado. If you’re planning one, these are the top ten questions that you’ll want to ask: Are there any existing drawings of your facility?  You will almost certainly need a building permit […]

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PlanGrid – Saving Time and Paper Cuts

by Hayley Selden August 6, 2018

    PlanGrid is a construction software and application that allows all users to access, update, and modify building plans in real time. This ability not only saves time, but also works towards eliminating miscommunication between architects, engineers, and contractors. Below is a list of some […]

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HomeWrights Blog in Developing with Great Information for People Wanting To Build a Home

by Sean O'Hara August 2, 2018

We have done a number of designs that were later built by owner/builders with the assistance of HomeWrights. I had lunch with Bob Hinz a few weeks ago and I’m always amazed at how much advice he has for people building homes. I suggested that […]

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What’s in a name?

by Dean Dalvit August 2, 2018
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What started as a one-man business called Eagle View Architecture has grown into 7 professionals (and counting). When we first doubled in size, we shortened the name to EV (now you all know where that came from) Studio. When we first came up with that […]

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Splendor AND Livability – Luxury Custom Mountain Home

by EVstudio AEP August 2, 2018
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This luxurious custom single family home was designed for the in Hawks Nest on a parcel of 10.60 acres (contracted by Dreamweaver Homes of Evergreen, CO). The proposed positioning of the residence on the lot highlights the dramatic panoramic views of Mt. Evans and Upper […]

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