Day: February 15, 2019

Fort Hood Warrior in Transition Complex

Warrior in Transition Complex – Fort Hood, Texas EVstudio is currently working with on two projects in the Warrior in Transition Project at Fort Hood, Texas. One project is the Soldier & Family Assistance Center and the other is a Company Headquarters building. They are both in the Warrior in Transition complex. We are the …

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Additional Color Scheme for Lakewood Townhomes

As part of our color selection and design process for the Lakewood Townhomes we looked at three material and color palettes. Below is the second of those schemes. It’s definitely fun, vibrant and exciting. As a multi-disciplinary team we have the staff in house with experience in color selection, interior design and colored renderings. We …

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The Four Treatments for Historic Properties

When working with, or evaluating, federally registered historic structures it is important to understand the basic approaches that can be taken in regards to modifications. Rehabilitation: This treatment is when an owner wants to maintain the historic character of the building yet use it for a use that is compatible with the existing type of …

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Why Mock-up Wall Sections Are a Great Idea for Your Next Building

In addition to all the other reasons, I love looking at construction projects mock-up wall sections are one of the most useful tools I’ve found on a job site for learning and teaching. Mockup walls can be specified in a project specification, general notes or even drawn up explicitly by the Architect.  For your next project, …

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Basic Stucco Overview

There are basically two types of stucco products and two stucco systems: Traditional vs Acrylic Stucco:   Traditional Stucco: Consists of cement, silica sand and lime. Traditional stucco comes in bags and is typically 1/5 of cost of the Acrylic stucco.  There are virtually unlimited amounts of finish textures that can be produced.  Colors for this …

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Reverse Brick Ledge, a Detail for Finished Concrete Floors

Some of our clients prefer a finished concrete floor over carpet, tile or other floor coverings. This is often the case when the home owner wants to incorporate in-floor radiant heat into the basement or slab on grade main level concrete floor. Unfortunately, the result isn’t visually appealing unless a reverse brick ledge is used. …

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EVstudio Wraps 2nd Multi-Family Project in Saskatoon

Continuing on the heels of EVstudio’s first international multi-family project located in Saskatoon, comes the Sequoia Rise condominium project.  Sequoia Rise is Phase II of a three phase effort to supply housing to a city experiencing the growing pains of rapid development and a tight housing market.  Serving the oil and gas industries along with …

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Exterior Fire Suppression Systems for Balconies

EVstudio is currently working on a project in the Lo-Hi neighborhood of Denver that will add 300 rental units along with retail and parking within walking distance of downtown. All of the rental units will have a balcony with a wood deck to fit the character of the neighborhood and to add to the marketability …

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Office and Industrial Space Continue to Absorb through Q4 2015 and into 2016

According to Cushman and Wakefield, an industry leader in Real Estate, the numbers for Q4 2015 look good for both the Office and Industrial markets. Jobs in the US continue to rise, driving the demand for more office space. Similarly, Industrial space enjoyed its 23rd consecutive quarter of net occupancy growth. The Infographic below tells …

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Noodles Restaurant- Savannah, Georgia

Noodles Restaurant is a restaurant in Savannah that was designed by Don Eckols of EVstudio Austin. The restaurant is locally-owned fine-food influenced by Venice, Italy. This design is a scaled down version of the Piazza St. Marco. The restaurant incorporates a series of open spaces around a central “outdoor plaza”. The spaces are held together …

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