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Floor Plan for a Small House 1,150 sf with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP May 30, 2019
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  One of our clients likes to build smaller, affordable homes that he can keep as rentals. With this project he had a relatively narrow lot and we needed to create a narrower plan with the rooms stretching out from front to back. The finished […]

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Designing Your House – Part 9

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP May 21, 2019

What is the structure that is going to be holding up your house? More than any of our previous questions, your initial answer may be that’s why you hired an architect. While it’s defintely true, we still like to explore your options with you and […]

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Mountain Modern Dried In

by EVstudio AEP May 20, 2019
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Our Mountain Modern home is almost dried in. By this time next week the roof should be the rest of the way on. Good timing too. The snow is really going to start to fly soon! Originally posted 2012-12-28 08:44:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Floor Plan for Small 1,200 sf House with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP January 18, 2019
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In addition to the many large custom homes that we design and engineer at EVstudio we also put together a fair number of smaller homes. This floor plan comes from a speculative investment home that we designed for an affordable lot in Denver. In only […]

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Designing Your House – Part 5

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP January 17, 2019

We’ve moved through the major spaces in the house both public and private and now its time to discuss the accessory spaces. The laundry room can be as simple as a closet or far more complex. How much space do you want to dedicate to […]

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EVstudio Designed Home Constructed at The Highlands at Breckenridge

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE January 3, 2019
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EVstudio’s Mountain Studio does a lot of work across the Colorado mountains as well as the western region in general. One of our single family projects was a 4,000 square foot resort home in the Highlands at Breckenridge. One of the challenging requirements of mountain […]

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Do it yourself? Or consult a professional? – Forensic and Investigative Engineering

by Beth Weiss, EIT January 3, 2019

Did you ever wonder if something is still good years later? If something you own is still functional after years of use? Or if something is cracked, leaking, burned, or decayed do you question if it is still functioning properly? These are questions investigative/forensic engineers […]

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Great City Views from a Custom Home

by EVstudio AEP December 14, 2018
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One of the great perks to building a home in the mountains is the great view of the surrounding mountains or valleys. Another view that is often over-looked is the fantastic view of the Denver metro area that is available on the right site. A […]

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Designing Your House – Part 1

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP November 6, 2018

The first part of information that we need in programming your project is often the most straightforward. What is the address and legal description for the project? I actually like to confirm this prior to the first meeting so that we can research the property […]

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Colorado Homebuilding Academy

by Michael Carr, EI, LEED Green Associate October 29, 2018

If you’ve been keeping up on the news in Colorado’s residential sector, you’ve probably noticed that the state (and most of the nation) is experiencing a housing shortage. In 2018 alone, the Denver Post has reported that Denver may have a deficit of up to […]

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Do This One Simple Trick to Lower Your Energy Bills for Your Home

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE September 28, 2018
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We had the pleasure of having an entry in the recent Parade of Luxury Homes in Evergreen Colorado, and our home was by far the largest on the tour. Many people remarked at the size of the home and questioned what it took to heat […]

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Mudroom – A Degrading Name for a Very Important Room

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE September 6, 2018
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Often overlooked in a program, the average Mudroom just happens to be one of the most heavily used and under appreciated rooms in the typical home. Many homes will combine the owner’s entrance with the laundry room, which may make sense given the similar functions […]

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