Retail

Open During Remodel and Business is Good

by EVstudio AEP November 29, 2017
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I drive by this project at least once a week and the parking lot is always packed! There is a constant in and outflow of people into the building. Just a short time ago it looked like this. Now it looks like this: The project […]

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Accessible Fitting Room Requirements

by evstudio April 27, 2017

When designing an accessible fitting room, remember to provide the required clear floor space along with a code compliant bench.  According to ANSI 803.4 and ADA 4.35.4, a bench is required in all accessible fitting rooms. Benches must be 42 inches long, between 20 and 24 […]

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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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The Diamond Building and Daniel Diamonds Store Featured on Youtube

by Dean Dalvit June 10, 2016
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EVstudio is proud to have been the Architect for the Diamond Building as well as the Daniel Diamonds Jewelry store featured in the video below. The building and store are featured about 1:28 into this short two minute video. Originally posted 2012-02-18 15:14:56. Republished by […]

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Open for Business During Construction

by EVstudio AEP June 10, 2016
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One of our recently designed projects was recently permitted with no review comments and is now under construction. The project is a remodel of an existing retail center at a very busy intersection. The owner and tenants where very concerned about the impact the remodel […]

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Ovation Construction Time Machine

by Matt Svoboda June 3, 2016
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Over the course of nearly three years I have been taking pictures from the same places around the job site at our Ovation multi-family project in Lone Tree, CO and with completion right around the corner I thought it would be fun to put a […]

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LEED Project Team Formation is an Important First Step in any LEED Certification Project

by EVstudio AEP May 20, 2016

The first step in preparing for the LEED Certification process on a building project is the formation of the LEED Project Team. Integrated design is one of the most important sustainability strategies and a good project team will become the key to an integrated, efficient, […]

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Does IBC Allow Stairway Exception on Private Stairways

by Sean O'Hara March 24, 2016

Does the IBC allow the old UBC 3306 (c) Exception of 8″ max rise & 9″ min run, for  “private stairways serving an occupancy load of less than 10?The design situation is a small retail store (Lubbock, Texas), owner access only, to a second story storage […]

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The Shops @ 685 in Pflugerville Construction Progress

by EVstudio AEP January 8, 2016
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I recently made a site visit to one of our commercial projects currently under construction located on FM 685 in Pflugerville, Texas. I was doing a routine walk-though with the Texas Accessibility Standards RAS inspector to review portions of the project (site infrastructure’s sidewalk ramps). […]

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Ovation Construction Update

by Matt Svoboda October 21, 2015
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Our 190 unit multi-family project in Lone Tree, Colorado is at roughly the 2/3 point of its 16-17 month construction schedule.  The project is phased into four distinct buildings.  The exterior finishes on Buildings 1 and 2 are almost complete and the pool has been […]

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Commonwealth Heights Update…Including New Name!

by Matt Svoboda July 23, 2015
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Our 190-unit multi-family project at Commonwealth Heights  in Lone Tree, Colorado is at the midpoint of its 16-17 month construction schedule.  The project is phased into four distinct buildings.  Buildings 1 and 2 are completing sheetrock row and Building 1 has a show unit nearly […]

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Important Factors in Retail Jewelry Store Design

by Dean Dalvit July 7, 2015

We recently completed the Daniel Diamonds Jewelry Store in Bergen Park, and were able to study the important design features that make Retail, and in particular, Jewelry Stores unique among other tenant finish types of projects. First and foremost, for all retail storea, and especially […]

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