Texas

Location Efficiency as the Framework of Activity Centers

by EVstudio AEP June 10, 2016

The convenience factor, or Location Efficiency, is often a forgotten component of development in a society that has become increasingly automobile dependent. Development occurs with the assumption that people drive and will always get in a vehicle.  Location efficiency can be defined as the ability to access […]

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Liberty Hill City Administration Building – Construction

by EVstudio AEP June 1, 2016
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Construction started last month on the new City of Liberty Hill administration building which is being building on an infill lot located in the old downtown area of Liberty Hill. The foundation slab is complete and the CMU elevator shaft is about halfway finished. Framing […]

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Can I Re-Use My Existing Building?

by EVstudio AEP April 22, 2016

With the increased demand for a more sustainable way to use buildings, adaptive reuse of existing buildings has become a viable economic solution. Adaptive reuse consists of improving, remodeling, and adding to an existing structure for either different or more extensive spatial requirements. The first […]

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The Grove Lofts on Montropolis Construction Progress

by EVstudio AEP February 5, 2016
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Last week I did a site visit on one of our multi-family projects under construction in South Austin. The Groves Lofts is a design build project we work with  Richmond, Virgina based McCann Reality Patners. The project consists of 156 units that are spread across […]

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SXSW Office Layout SketchUp Model

by Kayla Harmon February 1, 2016
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I was asked to create some renderings for our client’s space at SXSW for marketing purposes. They already had the space picked out which had an existing layout. The layout consisted of a kitchen and living area for a social gathering focal point, two restrooms […]

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EVstudio Chosen for Central Texas Civic Center Renovation Project

by EVstudio AEP January 21, 2016

EVstudio is proud to announce that we have recently been named the architectural firm for the City of Copperas Cove’s civic center renovation / remodel project.  The project includes updating the commercial kitchen to better serve the needs of larger events and converting obsolete office […]

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The Shops @ 685 in Pflugerville Construction Progress

by EVstudio AEP January 8, 2016
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I recently made a site visit to one of our commercial projects currently under construction located on FM 685 in Pflugerville, Texas. I was doing a routine walk-though with the Texas Accessibility Standards RAS inspector to review portions of the project (site infrastructure’s sidewalk ramps). […]

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Central Texas Medical and Professional Center

by EVstudio AEP January 4, 2016
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Currently under construction in Killeen, the Central Texas Medical and Professional Center is coming along nicely. Located on Clear Creek Road, this 17,680 square foot business center is a design build project between EVstudio and Stefek and Sears Builders. In this project, we provided architectural, […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Center Design

by EVstudio AEP December 15, 2015

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment, or HBOT, is a medical procedure which uses hyperbaric chambers to increase the atmospheric pressure on the human body, which in turn enriches the blood with oxygen.  The key piece of medical equipment for this treatment is the hyperbaric chamber itself. When […]

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

by EVstudio AEP September 24, 2015
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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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Engineering License in Texas

by Shane Donalson September 4, 2015

I finally got my fingerprinting done (2 hours of my life I will never get back) to send to Texas so I could get my Texas PE license.  I am also currently licensed in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Oklahoma.  The MEP department […]

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Community Based Clinic for US Army Medical Command

by EVstudio AEP August 1, 2015

In an effort to provide our US Army Soldiers and their families with better access to health care services, the US Army Medical Command (USMEDCOM) has initiated the Community Based Clinic program.  As the name would imply, this program takes the health care facilities that would […]

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