Denver Colorado Architect

by evstudio September 18, 2015

EVstudio started in the mountains of Colorado just west of Denver and has become known for doing work all over the state. While our Evergreen office is still busier than ever, our Denver office has been in full swing for over a year now. As […]

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Live-Work Balance as an EVstudio Architect

by Rich Muller September 10, 2015

Much has been made of the current boom here in Denver in regards to architectural staffing.  If one were to visit the AIA Jobs Board page one would find a multitude of available positions ranging from intern to regional director.  To many it seems that 2009 […]

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Pick a Professional Based on Who You Like

by Sean O'Hara September 10, 2015

As an architect, I interview with new and potential clients almost every day. If they do choose to work with us, I’m often a part of their selection process for picking a contractor to build their project. In both cases much of the focus is […]

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Modern Barn Style Home – Boulder

by Daniel Swigert September 10, 2015
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EVstudio is currently partnered up with Thom Filicia of New York to develop this 8000 sqft Custom home.  This Modern Barn Style home will be in Boulder County, where it will house a family of four.  The house, do to its size and location, will have […]

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Latch Required in Fire Doors – Opening Protectives

by Sean O'Hara September 8, 2015

Under the International Building Code, fire doors and swinging pairs of fire doors must be provided with an active bolt that can secure the door when locked. One spot where this could be easily overlooked is restrooms shared between spaces where the restrooms do not […]

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Finding and Choosing the Best Architect for Your Project

by Sean O'Hara September 5, 2015
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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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The Importance of Travel for an Architect

by Rich Muller September 4, 2015
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Architecture is a risky profession.  If one lands onto the design end of the playing field, pitfalls can include tight budgets, inexperienced clients, zoning constraints, neighborhood committees and an endless list of other challenges.  None greater, however, than the idea of style.  Style is word […]

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How Do Architects Determine Their Fees and How Much Are Architect’s Fees

by Sean O'Hara September 3, 2015

I’ve noticed that most architects have avoided putting information on their website about what architects charge for their services and how much their fees are. However, in the EVstudio spirit of providing information on all sorts of architecture related topics I will give you an […]

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Benefits of Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP)

by Anna Chmel August 20, 2015
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Permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) can be used as a viable alternative to asphalt or poured concrete for parking lots, roads, sidewalks, driveways, and other surface treatments. Permeable pavers have come into more common usage in recent years as a means to reduce stormwater runoff […]

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

by Sean O'Hara August 20, 2015

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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Utilizing Revit for A&E Services

by evstudio August 17, 2015
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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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Great City Views from a Custom Home

by Anthony Ries August 17, 2015
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One of the great perks to building a home in the mountains is the great view of the surrounding mountains or valleys. Another view that is often over-looked is the fantastic view of the Denver metro area that is available on the right site. A […]

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