Architect

Architect Project Delivery with Design Build Mechanical and Electrical

by Sean O'Hara January 21, 2014

In a traditional design/bid/build project delivery the architect hires the engineers and the engineering drawings are part of the bid package. With smaller tenant finish projects we are now seeing a scenario where the engineering drawings are being provided design/build by the contractor. The contractor […]

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Working with your Architect – The Written Program

by Anthony Ries January 21, 2014
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We have another new home entering into the construction document phase from schematic design. It’s been a joy to work with this particular client in large part because they had a well thought out program – or list of spaces they want in their home. […]

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Finding and Choosing the Best Architect for Your Project

by Sean O'Hara January 21, 2014
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Last week I gave a talk on “How to Work With an Architect” as part of Colorado Architecture Month. One of the questions from the audience was “how do I find the right architect for my project”. Of course I told them to just talk […]

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EVstudio Recognized for Entrepreneurship in The Zweig Letter

by Dean Dalvit January 10, 2014
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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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When Do You Absolutely Have to Hire an Architect in Colorado?

by Sean O'Hara December 26, 2013

At EVstudio we are licensed architects and we firmly believe that you should have a licensed architect design your project regardless of building type or project size. By hiring a licensed architect you’re getting access to the required education, work experience and testing that an […]

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EVstudio Works with Local College to Design S.A.M. House

by Ian Paulin December 26, 2013
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EVstudio worked with Central Texas College (CTC), various contractors, local suppliers and students on their Green Umbrella Project also known as the S.A.M. (Sustainable, Afforadable, Modern) home. This project consists of the design and construction of a high-efficiency, sustainable house incorporating emerging renewable energy systems […]

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Architect and Engineer With Same Day Service

by Sean O'Hara December 20, 2013

When you call looking for an architect or engineer to help you with your building project you may want quick answers. At EVstudio, when you call you’re able to speak to a licensed engineer or architect right away and we are often able to arrange […]

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

by Elizabeth Olney December 20, 2013
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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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A Jacques Benedict Treasure in Montclair

by Anthony Ries December 18, 2013
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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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Mountain Modern Home Furnished

by Anthony Ries December 17, 2013
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Regular readers of our blog have seen the progress of this custom modern home situated in near Evergreen, Colorado. It is 99% complete now that it is fully furnished and the owner has taken up residency.

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Jeffco 2009 IRC Quick Code Check

by Kacy Landsittel December 7, 2013

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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Why does a Range Matter in My Break Room or Kitchenette?

by Bill Foster December 7, 2013
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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.  Thus you will need to use the most current ANSI to be in […]

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