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Belcaro Neighborhood Custom Home Nearing Completion

by Anthony Ries May 10, 2015
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The final touches are being applied to a EVstudio Custom Home in the Belcaro Neighborhood. This home is a rare find in Denver with a large lot and great accessibility to the Cherry Creek area. Originally built in the mid fifties we reconfigured the house […]

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Why Hire an Architect When a Contractor Offers to Design-Build

by Sean O'Hara April 30, 2015

Design-build is a common delivery method in construction and a popular buzz word in the industry. What it generally means is that you hire a single person or company who both designs your project and builds your project. Design-build can be great and it can […]

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Modern Mountain Home in Evergreen Colorado Nearing Completion

by Dean Dalvit April 20, 2015

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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Project Update: Narrow Urban Houses in Denver

by Billy Henly April 20, 2015
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Here are some updated framing photos of two 1,600 s.f. urban houses that EVstudio recently completed.  The two houses sit on adjacent 25 foot wide lots and require a 1 hour fire separation due to their proximity to the property line and adjacent structures.   […]

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Architects and Engineers need Errors & Omissions Insurance

by Sean O'Hara April 8, 2015

When you are making decisions about hiring an architect, engineer or other licensed building professional it is important to verify that they carry Errors & Omissions Insurance (E&O). As a client, errors and omissions insurance protects you from major professional mistakes that cause you financial […]

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EVstudio Will Work With You On Projects in Other States and Other Countries

by evstudio March 28, 2015

We want to remind the readers of evstudio.info that EVstudio does projects in numerous states and you shouldn’t worry about contacting us with questions or potential projects because of your geography. We utilize technology to bridge the gap to the point that working with clients […]

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Architectural Copper – Science Meets Aesthetics with Living Finishes

by Kacy Landsittel March 27, 2015

Copper takes form in many ways and applications in our built environments. Plumbing lines, plumbing fixtures, electrical conducting applications, as an architectural metal for the exterior skin as siding or roofing and many others, the precious metal also is at the whim of exterior and […]

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Top 10 Toys for Future Architects (and Engineers)

by EVstudio AEP March 27, 2015
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One of the most common questions that we get at EVstudio is, “What kind of toys did you play with as a kid?” Though a seemingly strange question to be asked during an architectural consultation, our clients are usually trying to understand how we ended […]

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Save Energy on Lighting With Dimmer Switches and Incandescent Bulbs

by EVstudio AEP March 18, 2015
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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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Copperas Cove Schools Get New Architect

by EVstudio AEP March 11, 2015
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The Copperas Cove Leader Press featured an article on Friday March 1, 2013 about the new official relationship between the Copperas Cove ISD and EVstudio.     Floor Plan of SC Lee Junior High Weight Room On Tuesday Feb 26 the School Board of Trustees […]

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Commonwealth at Ridgegate Multifamily in Lone Tree

by Sean O'Hara February 26, 2015
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  Last week I was in Lone Tree and stopped to take a couple quick photos of our Commonwealth Multifamily project on the Ridgegate Parkway. When complete, it will have 190 units, a parking garage and retail spaces.  

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Killer Views Lead to Killer Foundation Steps

by Alex Knuth February 24, 2015
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Recently I did a field observation for the footing for a custom home in Genesee, Colorado. The first thing you notice as you walk over the stored pile of dirt to get to the project is the amazing views you have of the valley below, […]

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