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by EVstudio AEP April 19, 2019

At any given time we have a large number of projects under construction. During the construction phase of a project questions invariably arise. That is the nature of the work, whether new, or more frequently, renovation work. At times those questions are best answered by […]

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Working with your Architect – The Written Program

by EVstudio AEP April 19, 2019
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We have another new home entering into the construction document phase from schematic design. It’s been a joy to work with this particular client in large part because they had a well thought out program – or list of spaces they want in their home. […]

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Can I Remove Trees on My Property in Austin?

by EVstudio AEP April 19, 2019
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A common question that we get when designing site plans and evaluating sites with our clients is “Are there any regulations on which trees I must keep, and which I can remove on my site?” The short answer is probably. This issue really depends on […]

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Denver Highlands Area Remodel

by EVstudio AEP March 29, 2019
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Last summer we submitted demo and permit drawings on a remodel project in the Highlands area. The home was originally built in 1927 and was around 906 square feet. The main level was decent and had fairly high ceilings. This is obviously not a Frank Lloyd Wright […]

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Community Based Clinic for US Army Medical Command

by EVstudio AEP March 29, 2019

In an effort to provide our US Army Soldiers and their families with better access to health care services, the US Army Medical Command (USMEDCOM) has initiated the Community Based Clinic program.  As the name would imply, this program takes the health care facilities that would […]

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Mickey’s #14 Convenience Store now open……

by EVstudio AEP March 29, 2019
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  Mickey’s Convenience Stores just announced the grand opening of their new 5,500 s.f. convenience store, with a self-service car wash and additional 6,800 s.f. of open lease space. Working with Redding Construction, EVstudio provided full-service design on this design build project to include Architectural, Civil, […]

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5 Services to Consider When Working with your Design Team

by EVstudio AEP March 28, 2019
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When hiring EVstudio to work with you on your building project, you’ll always get a great experience working with the team of architects and engineers through the pre-design, design, construction documents  and construction phase. That’s a given but sometimes it makes sense to hire us […]

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Multi-family Housing and Accessibility

by EVstudio AEP March 28, 2019
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The Fair Housing Act requires housing equality in terms of accessibility. This was passed in 1988. Three years later construction guidelines where published for builders and architects to follow. In general there are 7 requirements that must be followed. Those 7 key areas are: 1. […]

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12 Tips for Design Build in Government Contracts

by EVstudio AEP March 28, 2019

These are just some of the lessons we have learned from our most recent government work in the Design Build process. The Design Build process has advantages and some challenges and understanding the Design Team’s role’s and responsibilities under the contract is critical to project […]

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Utilizing Reverse Osmosis in Industrial Process Water

by EVstudio AEP March 28, 2019
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Implementation of Reverse Osmosis (RO) minimizes water usage and wastewater generation; consequently improving efficiency of industrial processes. Application of Reverse Osmosis technology for process water usage during all phases of industry provides multiple benefits. Effective implementation can provide huge savings by reducing usage of water, […]

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Type ‘A’ vs. Type ‘B’ in Residential Design

by EVstudio AEP March 26, 2019

Type A dwelling units are those that are required by and defined in the International Building Code. These units are referenced in Chapter 11 of the IBC and have to comprise at least 2% of the units in R-2 occupancies so long as there is […]

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The ADA, ICC/ANSI A117.1 and Kitchen Sinks in Break Rooms

by EVstudio AEP March 22, 2019

Building codes and guidelines are always full of exceptions and variations on a theme and the Americans with Disabilities Act is no different. The ADA was first created in 1990. It is designed to protect against discrimination based on disability. The act has five titles […]

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