Ready for your first A.R.E. 5.0? Study tips and testing center spoilers…

by Roxanne Jacobson March 22, 2019
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Taking the Architectural Registration Exams is something that all of us aspiring architects must go through. However, the whole process can be intimidating; from studying and scheduling your exams, to sitting in the testing center wondering if you’ll pass. I thought I’d share some of […]

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Multifamily Projects – Closet Depth for Type B Units

by EVstudio AEP March 21, 2019

Multifamily projects such as apartments and condos typically fall under IBC Group R-2 and are required to have a specific number of Type A and Type B units per IBC 2012 1107.6.2.  Type A units have a higher level of accessibility than Type B units.  […]

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Residential or Commercial

by Sean O'Hara March 21, 2019

Even when I was in college, people would frequently ask me if I wanted to do residential or commercial architecture. There seems to be a belief that there is a distinct difference in architects who choose to do residential and architects who choose to do […]

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Mediterranean Style Homes

by evstudio March 21, 2019

As a first disclaimer, a ‘Mediterranean’ style house is bound to be a mishmash of a number styles and customs across an entire region of countries – the Mediterranean is a large body of water.  There are several characteristics that apply across the board that can […]

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Designing a Dream, Building a Mountain Home, All Under One Hat

by Brian Welch March 21, 2019

Blog 9 – Subs, Sheetrock, Insulation, Gas, …. And Xcel With an exhaustive sigh of relief, most of the significant physical obstacles were in the rear-view mirror.  Moving forward, most of the work included things I needed to have others do or was comfortable with […]

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Feasibility Analysis for Your Next Project

by EVstudio AEP March 18, 2019

We were recently asked by a client to see if the project they wanted to build on a site would work and roughly how much it would cost and I thought it might be helpful to our readers to know what information is important and how […]

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EVstudio Designs Innovative Business Park Design

by Dane Vierow March 18, 2019
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EVstudio is completing the design of a new business park in Broomfield targeting an underdeveloped market for smaller footprint for-sale and for-lease space.  The development provides flexible core and shell space for a wide variety of allowable uses, but specifically targeting tech office and business […]

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The Relationship Between Architectural Scope and Fee on Tenant Finish (TI)

by Sean O'Hara March 15, 2019

I had an email conversation earlier this week with a potential client who asked if he decided to spend more or less on his tenant finish project what it would do to the fees. This is a very interesting question and points out one of […]

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EVstudio Recognized for Entrepreneurship in The Zweig Letter

by Dean Dalvit March 15, 2019
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We’re proud to have been featured by ZweigWhite in their December issue of The Zweig Letter. The focus of the article was on entrepreneurship and the standout qualities of EVstudio that differentiate us from the rest.   The full letter can be found in .PDF […]

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The How, What, and Why’s of Structural Floor Systems

by Peter Youngbauer March 15, 2019
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So picture it, you, the ultimate DIYer — Soon-To-Be proud homeowner of your own house. Maybe you have your perfect plot of land in the mountains selected, or you have torn down property to construct your dream custom house. Everything is going to plan when […]

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Architectural and Structural Coordination in 3 Dimensions

by EVstudio AEP March 11, 2019
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You may have heard that we use a software package known as Revit. One of the things that we really like other than the fairly intuitive interface is that the architects and the structural engineers here work within the same file. Once the schematic design […]

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Insulate Your Investment

by Dean Dalvit March 11, 2019

With energy costs constantly on the rise and sustainability issues being at the forefront of every design interview we have, there is no better time to talk about one of the easiest ways to save energy and reduce our carbon emmissions: Insulation. The specific type […]

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