Douglas County Drainage, Erosion, and Sediment Control Process (DESC)

by EVstudio AEP March 29, 2018

Douglas County Drainage, Erosion, and Sediment Control (DESC) is a program integrated into Grading, Erosion, and Sediment Control (GESC) that provides compliance with environmental and construction regulations and activities. A Drainage, Erosion, and Sediment Control permit will provide compliance with all Federal, State, and local […]

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Windtronics Honeywell Wind Turbine

by Jim Houlette March 29, 2018
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A couple of us from EVstudio walked down to the Colorado Garden and Home Show Friday afternoon.  We were really impressed with many new items and it was great to see so many people we knew.  Sounds like everyone there was having a great time […]

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Denver Really is a Great City for Architects

by Sean O'Hara March 29, 2018
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One of the highlights in my recent trip to Atlanta was a chance to talk to several professionals and academics about the state of architecture in Atlanta. Listening to their worries gave me a real sense of appreciation for the prospects that architects face in […]

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Revit Tip – Datum Lines Extended Throughout Project

by EVstudio AEP March 29, 2018
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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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Project Spotlight- Evergreen in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

by EVstudio AEP March 29, 2018
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Throw Back Thursday- International Multi-Family Housing Flare The first of several international projects is Aria – a 66-unit podium style condominium project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Located in the newly developed Evergreen Area on the city’s southern side, the project provides a modern twist on multi-family […]

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Seismic Testing of a Mid-Rise Wood Framed Structure

by evstudio March 27, 2018

After the destruction caused by the 1995 Kobe earthquake the Japanese government took it upon themselves to construct the world’s largest seismic testing table, often referred to as a “shake table”. This testing facility, called Earth-Defense, was built to its enormous size out of necessity. […]

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Agreements, Proposals and Contracts Used by Architects, Engineers and Contractors

by Sean O'Hara March 27, 2018

There are no shortage of different forms for agreements, proposals and contracts in the design and construction industry. The base contracts of the design and construction industry are the contracts produced by the American Institute of Architects. These contracts have been in place for more […]

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McDwiff is an Option for Opening DWF Files on a Macintosh

by Sean O'Hara March 27, 2018

We make use of the DWF file format for sending drawings to clients for review or print shops to print. It is a significantly better format for sending drawings than PDF. Not only are the files a fraction of the size, but they are also […]

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What is your architectural style?

by Sean O'Hara March 27, 2018

When I speak with potential clients, this is one of the first questions that I’m often asked. They want to know what style and design tastes I’ll bring to their project. The simple answer is that I will design the style based on the preferences […]

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Types and Design of Wood Trusses

by Jim Houlette March 27, 2018

Here are some great resources about the different types of wood trusses and how they are designed.  If you have any questions about roof or floor trusses please let us know. Alpine Engineered Products – Builder’s Guide SBCA – Structural Building Components Association – Truss […]

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Full Speed Ahead? – Highlights from the 2012 Multi-Family Economic Conference

by EVstudio AEP March 27, 2018

The Apartment Association of Metro Denver held their semi-annual Economic Conference on January 25, 2012. The audience, composed of multi-family developers and their suppliers, were there to learn if 2012 would build on the successful year of 2011.  With the equity markets still tight and […]

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Warrior in Transitition Complex at Fort Hood Photos

by Sean O'Hara March 27, 2018
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We recently received some additional photos of the Warrior in Transition Complex at Fort Hood. EVstudio is the architect for the Soldier Family Assistance Center and the Company Headquarters buildings.   Originally posted 2012-06-10 23:12:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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