Architecture

Taking Architecture to the Limits

by Kayla Harmon August 2, 2015
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Architecture in today’s world is becoming more unique and diversified. It is a form of expression and impressively a way to showcase each architect’s true talents. In some instances it is a true art form that gets to be experienced by many, each in different […]

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Two at EVstudio quoted in Eco-Structure Magazine

by Anthony Ries July 31, 2015

Our very own Anthony J. Ries, AIA, LEED BD+C and Lisa A. Barter, RA, NCIDQ, LEED AP were recently interviewed for an article on Tubular Daylighting Devices. Their expertise in the area of daylighting coupled with prior articles written for www.EVstudio.com/blog brought the attention of magazine. The […]

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Cost per Square Foot for Residential Construction

by Dean Dalvit July 31, 2015

One of the most challenging tasks of building your own home is wrestling with the idea of how much home your budget can reasonably afford to build. There are many factors that are involved in the actual costs of a home, and in the beginning, […]

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Progress on Mountain Modern Home

by Anthony Ries July 23, 2015
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It is always nice to see continual progress made on projects. Below is an image showing the bulk of the framing complete. Soon the large exposed beam with the LVL in the foreground perpendicular to it will have additional framing to create the roof cantilever. […]

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EVstudio named Runner Up in Colorado Business Magazine’s Best of 2015!

by Dean Dalvit July 6, 2015
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We are Thrilled to announce that EVstudio was named First Runner Up for Best Architecture Firm in Colorado Business Magazine’s Best of Colorado 2015. Additionally, EVstudio was also named Second Runner Up for Best Engineering Firm. We are truly honored to be considered among the […]

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The Prairie Style Home

by evstudio July 1, 2015

The Prairie Style is often associated with Frank Lloyd Wright and the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early 1900s.  One of his finest examples was the Robie House with its dramatic overhangs, stretches of art glass windows, open floor plan, and sweeping horizontal lines […]

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EVstudio Collaborates on Art Installation

by Calvin Curtis July 1, 2015
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Recently, the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) agreed to host “Bigger than a Breadbox, Smaller than a Building“, an exhibition of art designed to “examine the appropriation of installation in contemporary architectural practice.”  A cornerstone of the exhibit will be an installation chosen from a […]

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Starting Out In Architecture Photography

by Ben Feicht June 30, 2015
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When starting out in photography, one might think that buying an expensive camera is the first step, but I have found it is more important to experiment and learn what you enjoy most about photography, and to do that you need to take pictures. You […]

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AutoCAD vs. Revit: A Structural Engineer’s Opinion

by Katelyn Wager June 26, 2015

As the design  industry continues to slowly transition away from traditional drafting programs, namely AutoCAD, and into using building information modeling (BIM) programs, such as Autodesk’s Revit, structural engineers seem to be putting up a fight.   The interface is more artsy, commands seem primitive, […]

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Residential or Commercial

by Sean O'Hara June 16, 2015

Even when I was in college, people would frequently ask me if I wanted to do residential or commercial architecture. There seems to be a belief that there is a distinct difference in architects who choose to do residential and architects who choose to do […]

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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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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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