Day: January 6, 2017

Minimum Space Between Counters in a Kitchen – How Wide Should the Aisle Be?

When designing a kitchen the question always comes up about how big the aisle needs to be between counters and base cabinets. There are some rules of thumb that I like to use. For residential kitchens the absolute minimum aisle is 36″ and you can only get away with it where you have cabinets facing …

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Common Land Surveys Available From EVstudio in Colorado

EVstudio has a Colorado Professional Land Surveyor as part of our team and provides a variety of surveys to meet our clients’ needs. Four of the most commonly requested surveys are improvement location certificates, land survey plats, improvement survey plats and ALTA/ACSM surveys. IMPROVEMENT LOCATION CERTIFICATE (ILC) – The simplest survey which includes the size …

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Q&A

One of our primary goals in writing the EVstudio blog is to answer your questions about EVstudio and your larger questions about architecture, planning, development, construction, new urbanism, real estate, Denver issues, Colorado issues, AIA issues etc. Please let us know any questions or issues that you’d like to see addressed on this website and …

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Fire Protection Ponds – Water Storage

Another one of our Jefferson County, Colorado Grading Permit projects is almost finished with construction. This particular client came to us last year and wanted us to design a fire protection pond that would ultimately provide the required water storage volume to provide fire protection to future residential lots that they plan to develop. The …

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