Day: August 2, 2018

HomeWrights Blog in Developing with Great Information for People Wanting To Build a Home

We have done a number of designs that were later built by owner/builders with the assistance of HomeWrights. I had lunch with Bob Hinz a few weeks ago and I’m always amazed at how much advice he has for people building homes. I suggested that he should start blogging it and he’s off and running …

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Splendor AND Livability – Luxury Custom Mountain Home

This luxurious custom single family home was designed for the in Hawks Nest on a parcel of 10.60 acres (contracted by Dreamweaver Homes of Evergreen, CO). The proposed positioning of the residence on the lot highlights the dramatic panoramic views of Mt. Evans and Upper Bear Creek valley. This sprawling plan offers both the comforts …

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3 Story vs. 4 Story vs. 5 Story Apartments

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 frame. (Just ratings between units and corridors) No elevator required …

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ICC Family of Codes – IRC, IBC – Online Library

The International Code Council (ICC), the member focused association that creates and updates model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures, features a free online library of their family of codes, including the IRC and IBC. Although the free web format is a little clunky, …

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Welcome to EVstudio- New Team Members Arrive!

Our client’s needs are growing and so must our talent. We are excited to announce our newly established EVers to the EVstudio family. Michael Hammond, Architectural Project Designer Michael comes to EVstudio with a professional career spent in transportation, but his heart lies in residential, hospitality and green roof design. His portfolio includes projects in …

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