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The Hue Circle – It’s Awesome Like the Color Wheel

by Anthony Ries February 23, 2016
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The humble color wheel doesn’t get enough press these days. A lot of us as architects use it almost intuitively. Sometimes we need a little refresher course. I am most familiar with the Munsell system so I went ahead and scanned the first page from […]

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Denver Townhomes and Accessibility Points: Part 1 of a Series

by EVstudio AEP February 23, 2016
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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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Jeffco 2009 IRC Quick Code Check

by Kacy Landsittel February 19, 2016

I came across this portion of Jefferson County’s website, Quick Code Check, that is a very helpful, sort of an abridged, 2009 IRC. It is basically a few key excerpts from the code book that contain some of the most basic and common code issues […]

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Site Study Renderings

by Kayla Harmon February 5, 2016
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For this site study, our client asked to have renderings of different design scenarios that he could use to show members of the community.  These renderings would have to show the neighbors living around the site what the development would look like completed. This would […]

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Modern Mountain Home in Evergreen Colorado Nearing Completion

by Dean Dalvit February 5, 2016

We’re very excited to be seeing the completion of a modern mountain home we designed in Evergreen Colorado near completion. The Certificate of Occupancy was recently released and the owners are moving in. EVstudio provided all of the Architecture, Structural and Civil Engineering on this […]

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The Grove Lofts on Montropolis Construction Progress

by Ian Paulin February 5, 2016
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Last week I did a site visit on one of our multi-family projects under construction in South Austin. The Groves Lofts is a design build project we work with  Richmond, Virgina based McCann Reality Patners. The project consists of 156 units that are spread across […]

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Have Your Architect Hire the Engineers

by Sean O'Hara February 3, 2016

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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Cool Roofs with Membrane Roofing

by Maciek Gesikowski January 20, 2016
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Roofing material choices may be one of the leading contributors to urban heat island effect in addition to surface paving materials. Light colored roofing materials including Single Ply Roofing can aid with heat deflected from buildings, and therefore reduce building cooling loads.  Single Ply Roofing […]

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10 Customization Tips to Consider During Design

by Tiffany Binkowski January 14, 2016

When building your home there are many details to go over and the list can get overwhelming. Here is a list of 10 things to consider to make living in your home easier and more enjoyable: 1. Decide where you want your bathroom accessories (i.e. […]

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The Shops @ 685 in Pflugerville Construction Progress

by Ian Paulin January 8, 2016
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I recently made a site visit to one of our commercial projects currently under construction located on FM 685 in Pflugerville, Texas. I was doing a routine walk-though with the Texas Accessibility Standards RAS inspector to review portions of the project (site infrastructure’s sidewalk ramps). […]

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Utilizing Revit for A&E Services

by evstudio January 6, 2016
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Revit is one of the most powerful tools we use at EVstudio to communicate ideas between our architects and engineers. I recently worked on a project with Matt, one of our fantastic architect in the Denver office, on a remodel/addition of an existing 4-plex. With […]

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EVstudio Recognized for Entrepreneurship in The Zweig Letter

by Dean Dalvit January 4, 2016
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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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