Architect

EVstudio will acquire your Architecture or Engineering Firm

by Sean O'Hara May 20, 2014

As you probably know, EVstudio has grown a lot in the last few years. We have several offices and cover every significant discipline for the design of land and buildings. We plan to continue this growth both organically and through continued merger and acquisition. We […]

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WiFi SD Cards: EyeFi and Toshiba Flash Air just made this Architects week

by Bill Foster May 20, 2014
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Maybe it is just me… but in a wireless world I’ve started to expect that when I take a photo (whether it be my latest Architectural masterpiece or a pumpkin that happens to look like Ghandi)… I should be able to immediately share it with all 500 of my […]

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Finding and Choosing the Best Architect for Your Project

by Sean O'Hara May 20, 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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Northwest Hangar Development HANGAR B – Midland, TX

by Elizabeth Olney April 23, 2014
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EV recently completed the design for Hangar B located at the Midland International Airport, Midland, Texas. Being constructed under the supervision of Western LLC (Elizabeth, CO), the client needed a facility that provided executives both access to private office space and close proximity to their […]

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The Challenges of Adding Another Story to Your Building

by Sean O'Hara April 23, 2014
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We receive a lot of inquiries from building owners about doing additions. Generally they are interested in expanding out the back or along the side, but once in a while we get asked to help expand by going upward. This could be a residential pop-top […]

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Architects and Engineers need Errors & Omissions Insurance

by Sean O'Hara April 10, 2014

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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Denver Townhomes and Accessibility Points: Part 1 of a Series

by Elizabeth Olney April 10, 2014
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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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The Hue Circle – It’s Awesome Like the Color Wheel

by Anthony Ries March 27, 2014
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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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Involving an Architect in Your Land Buying Process and Decision is a Great Idea

by Sean O'Hara March 27, 2014

When you are start looking to buy land or a house your first decision is finding the right real estate agent. Your second decision should be finding the right architect. An good architect can help you understand both the physical aspects of the site and […]

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Building Height Restrictions Vary – Always Double Check

by Sean O'Hara March 23, 2014

One of the challenges in designing a large home is conforming with the height restrictions. The most common maximum building height is 35′ but it varies greatly. I’m seen as little as 17′ for portions of a Denver lot to unlimited building height. What is […]

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Structural Glass – Floors and Stairs

by Flory Hamstra March 23, 2014
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Currently glass can be seen in building canopies, floors, stairs, beams, and columns.  Most of these structural members use safety glass. Safety glass is glass that has been toughened or laminated so that it is less likely to splinter when broken. Structural glass doesn’t currently have as […]

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Custom Residential Exteriors

by Anthony Ries March 14, 2014
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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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