Architect

6-Unit Multifamily Duplex Project in Durango

by Dean Dalvit June 17, 2015
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EVstudio has designed projects all over Colorado, Texas, and in other regions. One of our exciting projects in the Southwest part of Colorado is in Durango. We were commissioned to design 6 high-end luxury duplex units on a collection of lots for a private Owner/Developer. […]

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Navigating The Highlands at Breckenridge Design Guidelines with an Architect

by Dean Dalvit June 1, 2015

I have been involved with a number of projects in The Highlands at Breckenridge, and this post centers specifically around navigating the design review process in the most expedient way possible. First thing to note here: all design review processes will take time, and sometimes […]

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And a Column Shalt be Under Thine Beam

by Matt Svoboda May 27, 2015
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One of the most frequently made mistakes in traditional design is the misalignment of a column with regards to the beam or entablature it is supporting.  The face of the beam (on both the inside and the outside) should align with the slenderest part of […]

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Which came first, the architect or the contractor?

by Sean O'Hara May 26, 2015

I had a nice conversation with a potential client today and he asked me whether it is better to hire the contractor and use their architect or to hire the architect directly. We do work for clients and we do work for contractors so I […]

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3639 Raleigh Street Custom Denver Home

by Anthony Ries May 20, 2015
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Another great custom home is nearing completion. The exterior is mostly finished and dried in. The hardwood floors are in place as well as the stairs. One of the great features of this home is the exterior design. Situated on a corner lot this home […]

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Architect/Client Privilege? What Does Your Architect Keep Secret?

by Sean O'Hara May 15, 2015

I’ll start by saying that there is no legal sort of architect/client privilege where we can hide what you tell us from the courts. However, at EVstudio we will keep information private from third parties upon your request. A common example is the client who […]

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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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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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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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