Architect

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

by Bill Foster May 20, 2014
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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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Modern Mountain Home in Evergreen Colorado Nearing Completion

by Dean Dalvit May 20, 2014

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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Architectural Copper – Science Meets Aesthetics with Living Finishes

by Kacy Landsittel May 20, 2014

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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Is it More Cost Effective to Build Up or Build Out?

by Sean O'Hara May 20, 2014

I received a question from a reader of EVstudio.info. He asked: “Does it cost more to build two stories vs one story?” The answer is that it really isn’t that simple. A two story house should cost less for these simple reasons: Land Cost. If […]

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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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