High Street Luxury Condominiums at the University of Denver

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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The High Street Domicile is all about High Design. Intended as a stand-out 29 unit highly amenitized luxury condominium project, this building was designed specifically for the upper echelon of the discriminating condo market. At roughly 84 DU/Acre, the design offers units with floor-to-ceiling glass, […]

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Construction Cost per Square Foot for Elementary Schools

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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In a continued effort to keep our readers informed of the most current construction cost trends on projects that EVstudio has experience in, below is the 2013 cost data from RSMeans, the industry leader in construction cost estimating. These costs are for the completed, finished  building […]

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Erosion Control (BMP) Best Management Practices

by EVstudio AEP November 30, 2016

Erosion Control measures have come a long way… especially in Colorado. In fact, most jurisdictions have devoted entire sections of their land development code to address erosion and sedimentation control. Erosion control can vary from simple measures such as silt fencing (used as a temporary […]

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Creekside Apartments in Spearfish, South Dakota

by Mark Stines November 30, 2016
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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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The Power Of Bluebeam

by EVstudio AEP November 30, 2016
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During school the majority of us learning to do every thing with a pencil and paper. While we are still exposed to programs like Microsoft Excel, we don’t fully see these programs until we hit the real world. Whether or not you use paper or […]

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The Prairie Style Home

by evstudio November 30, 2016

The Prairie Style is often associated with Frank Lloyd Wright and the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early 1900s.  One of his finest examples was the Robie House with its dramatic overhangs, stretches of art glass windows, open floor plan, and sweeping horizontal lines […]

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Denver Engineers Not Surprised by New Post-Tension Rule

by Calvin Curtis November 30, 2016
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Good day!  Your usual post-tension maniac here, with more exciting information on post-tensioning! A few months ago, I mentioned that finishing post-tension tendons was an area of special concern, since corrosion is very much the arch-enemy of post-tension tendons.  There are actually a lot of […]

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Terms to Know When Choosing Windows – U-Factor, SHGC & VLT

by EVstudio AEP November 30, 2016

There is more to know about windows than casement, double-hung, Low-E, double or triple pane. While Low-E and the number of panes can give a basic idea on the performance characteristics of a window assembly, it is also good to know a couple other key […]

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Revit Tip – Datum Lines Extended Throughout Project

by EVstudio AEP November 30, 2016
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When creating new (elevation) views in Revit, often times, you may find that the datum lines have not carried over to the new view. In order for the datum lines to show up in all corresponding views they must be set to 3D; this is […]

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Construction Cost per Square Foot for Junior High Schools

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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In a continued effort to keep our readers informed of the most current construction cost trends on projects that EVstudio has experience in, below is the 2013 cost data from RSMeans, the industry leader in construction cost estimating. These costs are for the completed, finished  building […]

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Ovation in Lone Tree Colorado

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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When the Ovation project in Lone Tree came to us, it was stuck with a Pro Forma that didn’t work. The Developer was working with a density study that was provided for them and the bottom line was not enough parking and not enough units. […]

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Aria Condominiums in Saskatoon Saskatchewan

by Dean Dalvit November 30, 2016
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The story about Aria is not that it was EVstudio’s first international multifamily project, the first of several more to come. As exciting as that was for us, the real story behind Aria was the total revolution this project created in the booming college town […]

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