Multifamily

Mixed-Use Buildings in Golden, Colorado

by Sean O'Hara March 8, 2018
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EVstudio is working with one of our clients to complete two key mixed-use buildings in downtown Golden, Colorado. When complete these buildings will feature residential units, offices, commercial storefront and underground parking. We’ll post more information as they begin construction in early 2015.   Originally […]

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Construction Cost Per Square Foot for Multifamily Housing Based on Construction Type

by Dean Dalvit February 16, 2018
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I recently was working with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless in Denver to provide  objective third party opinion of estimated construction costs for an affordable housing project in Denver. We have had the pleasure to work on both market rate as well as affordable […]

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Hot Trends in Apartments -Part 2- Kitchens

by EVstudio AEP February 16, 2018
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This is the second installment of what we are hearing and seeing in Apartment design both at seminars and in the field. As you might notice, much of what is happening in single family residential design is also finding its way into the Multi-family world.  […]

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Multifamily Projects – Closet Depth for Type B Units

by EVstudio AEP January 11, 2018

Multifamily projects such as apartments and condos typically fall under IBC Group R-2 and are required to have a specific number of Type A and Type B units per IBC 2012 1107.6.2.  Type A units have a higher level of accessibility than Type B units.  […]

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What’s the Difference Between NFPA 13R and NFPA 13?

by Dean Dalvit October 5, 2017
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While we typically have a fire sprinkler consultant on the design team for our projects, there are some key things that Architects must know about the systems that can influence design. The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) has a variety of requirements for different types […]

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Construction Cost per Square Foot for Apartments in Austin Texas

by Dean Dalvit May 15, 2017
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EVstudio is very active in our Austin office as the multifamily boom continues to drive Austin construction starts. All of our projects start with one fundamental question: How much will this apartment project cost? Our primary resource for construction cost estimating is RSMeans, along with […]

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Colorado Real Estate Journal Article on Westminster Station and Gemini Brewing

by Dean Dalvit April 28, 2017

We’re excited that our project our at Westminster Station has been reported on by the Colorado Real Estate Journal Article this week. See the article here: http://crej.com/news/pioneering-project-coming-westminster/

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Apartments – ADA, FHA, ANSI, Title 9 and the IBC

by EVstudio AEP April 27, 2017

When working on Apartment buildings we as Architects are responsible for accommodating a large cross section of the population. Being in the public realm also means that there is quite a complex web of regulation that applies to the site, common spaces and the units […]

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6-Unit Multifamily Duplex Project in Durango

by Dean Dalvit April 27, 2017
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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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REgeneration Development and Gemini Beer Company Partner to Bring a New Taproom/Restaurant to Westminster Station’s First Mixed-Use Building

by Dean Dalvit April 10, 2017

The City of Westminster is excited to announce that local brewer Gemini Beer Company has executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with developer Westminster Station REgeneration LLC to bring a new taproom/restaurant to Westminster Station’s first mixed-use building, designed by EVstudio. Chris Dutton, Owner of Gemini Beer Company has previous experience operating other brewpubs in the Denver […]

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Mixed Use Developments in Texas

by EVstudio AEP January 20, 2017
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Mixed use buildings are ones that usually house commercial spaces on the first floor (the public zone), and residential above. This formula has always been normal practice for urban spaces throughout history. Traditionally business owners would run their businesses and live above them. This idea […]

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3 Story vs. 4 Story vs. 5 Story Apartments

by EVstudio AEP December 14, 2016
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We recently did a search for a good synopsis of the basic differences in costs and requirements for different heights/stories of apartment buildings. Finding none we decided it was time to fix that. 3 stories Type VB construction does not require rating of the structural […]

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