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Construction Cost Per Square Foot for Single Family Custom Residential Homes 2015

by Dean Dalvit May 15, 2017
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In a continued effort to try to set client expectations as appropriately as possible at the start of a project, I have embarked on a research project that aggregates real data on new homes recently built. The result is a conceptual pricing tool that can […]

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Cantilevered Stair in Modern Home

by EVstudio AEP May 15, 2017
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I swung by one of my projects today to see how things were coming along. The last time I was there the stairs to the upper level were temped in. Today the steel frame for the cantilevered stairs shone in all its glory. At one […]

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Building Non-Traditional Residential Structures in Colorado: A Yurt Mission

by Samantha Coleman April 7, 2017
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Welcome to my new adventure blog on building non-traditional residential structures in Colorado. As an associate with EVstudio(an architecture and engineering firm), I hope to use my knowledge and expertise to help navigate the ins and outs of building my outside the box dream home, […]

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Challenges of a Downhill Mountain Lot

by Dean Dalvit June 10, 2016
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With a studio in the mountains west of Denver, we are very familiar with steep mountain lots. Many of the sites we have to work with drop off very quickly from the road and don’t mellow out until well below any reasonable elevation for a […]

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A Foggy View of a Finished Genesee Residence

by Bill Myhren May 17, 2016
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This weekend I was able to visit and photograph a house that I designed in Genesee. The house was completed in December, so it was fun to see the house after the owners had occupied it. The house is approximately 4,500 Square Feet (3,500 finished) […]

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The Collaboration of a Custom Home Feature – A Tuscan Wine Room

by Kacy Landsittel May 13, 2016
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Custom homes require a collaboration with the homeowner, design team, general contractor and field trades. I’m lucky enough to work with some great clients, builders and tradesmen collaborating to turn design into physical reality. A custom home project is unique to every client and their […]

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Greene & Greene Construction Update

by Matt Svoboda April 21, 2016
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Our Greene & Greene inspired home is almost completely through framing!  Most of the windows are in and the extensive exterior wood detailing is beginning to reveal its character.  Below you can see the dining room with its exposed T&G roofing at the extra deep […]

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Evergreen Custom Home at Drywall and Finishing Phase

by Kacy Landsittel April 11, 2016
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One of our custom home projects, this one in Evergreen with amazing views of Mount Evans and Evergreen Golf Course, is nearly through the drywall stage and undergoing lots of finish activity, inside and out. Some of the notable custom features of the home are […]

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EVstudio Luxury Mountain Home in Evergreen For Sale

by Dean Dalvit April 8, 2016
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We had the pleasure of working on a Luxury Mountain Home with an enterprising client and contractor that is now on the market for the discriminating buyer to own. The property is in Evergreen, Colorado and the full listing on realtor.com can be found here: […]

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Custom Colorado Home – Grateful Manor Construction Progress

by Kacy Landsittel March 15, 2016
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The Grateful Manor project located near Evergreen is currently through drywall stage and receiving various levels of finish work from finish carpentry, tile and millwork, as well as exterior and interior stone work and a lot of other finish work yet to go. Here are […]

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Custom Home Virtual Flyover – Evergreen Colorado

by Kacy Landsittel March 8, 2016

This is a brief animation flyover of a custom designed home which is currently under construction in Evergreen, Colorado. With the use of the tool “walkthrough” in our Revit design software, we are able to play cinematographer, from a low budget architectural perspective anyway, and […]

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EVstudio Designs in All Styles

by Dean Dalvit March 2, 2016
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Clients often ask in initial interviews, “What Style do you design in?”. While it is true that some design firms may hold to a specific design style, like the Prairie Style of Frank Lloyd Wright or perhaps more regional vernaculars like a Mediterranean style inspired […]

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