Architect

Focus on Client Satisfaction – Varying Communication Styles to meet Client Needs

by EVstudio AEP December 29, 2017
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I recently had a client who is a retired rocket scientist; he was thorough and deeply involved throughout the entire design and drawing process and had very little trouble understanding the drawings (all the way through the construction documents). We were able to function flawlessly […]

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Denver Townhomes and Accessibility Points: Part 1 of a Series

by EVstudio AEP December 29, 2017
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When individuals, and developers alike, contemplate taking on the construction of a new project, there are many aspects that must be considered. While most know the basic that need to be covered (who will the team consist of, what type of budget is allowable, who […]

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Save Energy on Lighting With Dimmer Switches and Incandescent Bulbs

by EVstudio AEP December 14, 2017
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Out here in the west, we take our energy conservation pretty seriously. Energy reduction in lighting is something we’re ALL concerned about, and compact fluorescent replacement bulbs, used in the right way, make great sense to save energy. There are a lot of great places […]

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Project Spotlight: DU Centennial Halls & Towers

by Macy Andre December 14, 2017
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Throwback Thursday- Higher Ed Renovation Designing a space for a specific demographic can pose unique challenges. DU Centennial Halls & Towers were meant to be a place for young minds to thrive, and throughout time the design of these spaces needed an update. While the […]

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When Should You Contact an Architect? What Phases of Your Project Can an Architect Help With?

by Sean O'Hara December 7, 2017

There is a common conception that the architect is the person you contact when you need plans for your project. That is only partially correct. In addition to your plans, a good architect can help you with many of the other phases of your project. […]

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Project Spotlight: The Oaks at Eastlake

by Macy Andre December 7, 2017
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Throw Back Thursday- Residential Splendor The Oaks at Eastlake subdivision is one of many projects EVstudio has worked on with Boulder Creek Builders. This particular project scope included 26 acres of site development, 140 four-plex units, four duplex units, and one single-story clubhouse. Located in […]

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Custom Residential Exteriors

by EVstudio AEP November 30, 2017
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This home was completed in time for the Holidays but due to the weather we have been having this year it took a long time to get photographs scheduled. We are excited to show them to you now. Once spring rolls around and the koi […]

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EVstudio joins the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD)

by EVstudio AEP November 29, 2017

With the turn of the new year EVstudio has embarked on a new emphasis in the multi-family residential market.  Seen as a growing field and coupled with a recent up-tick in architectural billings, multi-family is poised to represent a  large portion of the construction market […]

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EVstudio Recognized for Entrepreneurship in The Zweig Letter

by Dean Dalvit November 29, 2017
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We’re proud to have been featured by ZweigWhite in their December issue of The Zweig Letter. The focus of the article was on entrepreneurship and the standout qualities of EVstudio that differentiate us from the rest.   The full letter can be found in .PDF […]

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The City Home – Maximizing Rentable Square Footage

by EVstudio AEP November 20, 2017
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Whenever a multi-family developer starts a project with us and the discussion turns towards design within the apartment industry, one thing which always comes up is cost vs. design impact.  As architects, we are keenly aware of the pressures developers are under to contain costs […]

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Biking to Work in Denver

by EVstudio AEP November 14, 2017
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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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Why does a Range Matter in My Break Room or Kitchenette?

by EVstudio AEP November 14, 2017
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Most jurisdictions in the US use the IBC which references ANSI 117.1 for specific accessibility standards.  (It is also interesting to note that the IBC simply references ANSI 117.1, not a particular year in Chapter 11.  You actually need to go to the index in the […]

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