Day: January 21, 2015

The Challenges of Adding Another Story to Your Building

We receive a lot of inquiries from building owners about doing additions. Generally they are interested in expanding out the back or along the side, but once in a while we get asked to help expand by going upward. This could be a residential pop-top or a commercial project adding a new story. Adding onto …

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Footing Inspection for Narrow Urban Houses

This photo is from the footing inspection for two narrow Denver urban houses that EVstudio recently completed.  The site is two adjacent 25 foot wide lots, which results in very narrow floor plans.  The houses are two stories with half basements which eliminates the need for shoring.  The finished square footage is 1,600 s.f. which …

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