Chain Migration for Architects and Engineers

by Sean O'Hara July 18, 2018

One of the greatest compliments we receive as a firm is when our existing employees tell their friends and former coworkers about us and they also choose to join the EVstudio team. I’ve jokingly referred to this as “chain migration” and its become a regular […]

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Cost Per Square Foot for Construction for Medical Office Buildings

by Dean Dalvit July 11, 2018
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In an effort to keep our information current with the moving economy, I am posting an update to the series on Estimated Construction Costs per square foot for Medical Office Buildings, a project type for which EVstudio has extensive experience. Below is a chart from RSMeans […]

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Bachman Farms- TK Morrison Duplex Project Highlight

by Eva Pearce July 11, 2018

EVstudio recently toured a duplex project in Golden, Colorado and was able to see a design project come to life. TK Morrison Construction gave us the task to design modern homes that complimented the neighborhood and took advantage of the spectacular Colorado views afforded from […]

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Phase 1 Completion of the Urgent Care Facility

by EVstudio AEP July 2, 2018

With a fast-growing customer base, Freedom Urgent Care in Harker Heights, Texas, had a need for an expanded patient waiting area, additional exam rooms and the creation of a new clinic area for outside doctors to be able to lease.  In collaboration with the builder, […]

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Lose Weight Today! Ask Me How. – Steel Beams

by evstudio July 2, 2018

I apologize if the title is misleading. The weight I am talking about is the weight of steel beams. Why am I concerned about the weight of steel beams you may ask? The answer is that steel product suppliers typically price steel beams in terms […]

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Revit Tutorial: Setting Survey Points and Project Base Points

by EVstudio AEP July 2, 2018
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Every Revit project has a Survey Point and a Project Base Point.  Elevations in Revit can be measured from either of these points.  Often, we need some elevations to be measured from USGS elevations and other times we need elevations to be measured from 0’-0” […]

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The Hue Circle – It’s Awesome Like the Color Wheel

by EVstudio AEP July 2, 2018
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The humble color wheel doesn’t get enough press these days. A lot of us as architects use it almost intuitively. Sometimes we need a little refresher course. I am most familiar with the Munsell system so I went ahead and scanned the first page from […]

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Video of the Two Story Basement in Denver

by Jim Houlette July 2, 2018

We recently blogged about a new basement remodel we designed.  This was no ordinary basement remodel, this one was two stories deep. The contractor doing the work, Crawlspaces2Basements, has recently posted a video of the basement.  You can really see in the video he size […]

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Modified Rafter and Ceiling Joists for a Remodel Makes a Huge Difference

by Jim Houlette July 2, 2018

EVstudio provided Structural Engineering services for a recent remodel in south Denver.  This remodel involved modifying the existing rafters and flat ceiling joists to have a new vaulted ceiling.  The existing rafters were left in place and reinforced using collar ties.  Once the collar ties […]

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Construction Cost Per Square Foot for College Classrooms

by Dean Dalvit July 2, 2018
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Our posts on construction cost data per square foot for various project types are so popular, that I will continue updating them more frequently as this is fairly time sensitive data. Please note the date on the blog posts so you know that you are […]

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New Project Highlight- Innovative Medical Office Building

by Dane Vierow July 2, 2018
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New Project Highlight EVstudio is providing Architectural and MEP Engineering design services for an innovative treatment center for those suffering the effects of the opioid crisis in the Denver metro area. The project consists of 25,000 square feet of tenant improvement work in an existing, […]

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10 Things to Know About Log Homes

by Dean Dalvit June 29, 2018

We’ve done a fairly large number of log home designs in the past and I thought it might not be a bad idea to use the blog as a primer for folks who might be interested in building a log home of their own. Below […]

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