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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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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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Waterloo Swim Facility in Austin, Texas

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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Waterloo Swimming is a 30,000 square foot enclosed training and teaching swimming facility. The construction is a clear span pre-engineered metal frame structure spanning over 104 feet. The exterior is concrete masonry units in the pool area with a metal stud,insulation and gypsum board wall […]

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A/E Firms have an Advantage over Architects with Municipality Regulations

by Sean O'Hara May 15, 2017

Municipalities are increasingly asking for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors to stamp drawings that could previously be stamped by architects. We see this a lot with small structural and civil pieces incidental to commercial projects. Municipalities are also adding new documents to their requirements […]

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New Location of EVstudio Texas Featured in Killeen Daily Herald

by evstudio May 15, 2017

Construction is underway for the new home of EVstudio Texas. The new location at 109 W. Avenue D in Copperas Cove, Texas is Copperas Cove native and EVstudio Texas principal Gene Dane’s effort to give back to the community and help revitalize the city’s abandoned […]

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Have Your Architect Hire the Engineers

by Sean O'Hara April 28, 2017

In the traditional architectural project the client will hire the architect and in turn the architect will bring on any consultants and engineers that are necessary to deliver the project. Recently, I’ve seen a number of clients who prefer to hire all of the consultants […]

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Designing for Alzheimer’s Disease

by EVstudio AEP April 28, 2017

A recent assignment has come in for a building to host people who are suffering from memory loss related diseases.  The facility, which is in Texas, falls under the assisted living use category and therefore needs to address certain aspects of the International Building Code […]

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Education and Training Required to Become a Licensed Architect

by Sean O'Hara April 27, 2017

One of the most common questions I hear from clients is “what does it take to become a licensed architect?” The answer is relatively simple to explain but difficult to complete. Most states have adopted a common process for architectural licensure: The first item is […]

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The Relationship Between Architectural Scope and Fee on Tenant Finish (TI)

by Sean O'Hara April 27, 2017

I had an email conversation earlier this week with a potential client who asked if he decided to spend more or less on his tenant finish project what it would do to the fees. This is a very interesting question and points out one of […]

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