Affordable Housing

City of Denver Affordable Housing Fee Now in Effect January 2017

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE April 19, 2019

Affordable housing fee in effect; New application required for building permits As of January 1, new development in Denver is subject to a fee ranging from $0.40 to $1.70/sq. ft., depending on project type. These fees will support the development and preservation of affordable housing. Every […]

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You Wouldn’t Download a House, Would You? 3D Printing Homes

by EVstudio AEP February 6, 2019
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3D printing technology is experiencing a bit of an explosion at the moment. Your local Home Depot has a MakerBot display, and many libraries around the world offer fabrication stations along with the reference section and magazines. All of that is very interesting, but perhaps […]

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Colorado Homebuilding Academy

by Michael Carr, EI, LEED Green Associate October 29, 2018

If you’ve been keeping up on the news in Colorado’s residential sector, you’ve probably noticed that the state (and most of the nation) is experiencing a housing shortage. In 2018 alone, the Denver Post has reported that Denver may have a deficit of up to […]

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Construction Cost Per Square Foot for Multifamily Housing Based on Construction Type

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE February 16, 2018
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I recently was working with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless in Denver to provide  objective third party opinion of estimated construction costs for an affordable housing project in Denver. We have had the pleasure to work on both market rate as well as affordable […]

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Open House Plan for a Small 20′ Wide House

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP January 19, 2018

One of my favorite repeat clients called a few days ago and needed a plan for a small house to go on a 25′ wide lot in Denver. The house itself could not be more than 20′ wide. The client wanted a plan that would […]

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Habitat for Humanity Progress at 658 Aspen Way

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE September 21, 2012
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I am a Facebook follower of Habitat for Humanity, and they have been great about posting progress on their project at 658 Aspen Way that EVstudio designed. Check out their Facebook page to see more! We’re proud to be a partner with Habitat for Humanity. […]

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Design by Community: Laying the Groundwork for Innovative Housing Solutions Webinar

by EVstudio AEP August 19, 2011

Elicia Ratajczyk, Associate at EVstudio will be moderating the August webinar for Housing Colorado next Tuesday (August 23rd) at 2pm. Housing Colorado is the states leading affordable housing advocacy organization and hosts numerous professional networking and education events throughout the year, including the annual Housing […]

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Englewood Senior Affordable Housing

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP June 26, 2011

The Englewood Senior Affordable Housing Project is by Odell Architects, PC. It was the last project that I was designing when I left OA to start EVstudio. We drove by today and Steph took this picture. Evidently it took a while to get tax credit […]

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Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity Hard Hats & High Heels Gala 2011

by evstudio April 23, 2011

Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity will be hosting the 4th Annual Hard Hats and High Heels Gala on Saturday, June 11th. This ‘Zero Waste’ event will be held at a sustainably remodeled home in Soda Creek, Evergreen. All consumables at the event will be recyclable, […]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Habitat for Humanity Home Designed by EVstudio

by evstudio February 17, 2011

The Dedication & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Blue Spruce Habitat home designed by EVstudio will take place Sunday, March 6th at 2 pm.  The Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity board, staff, volunteers, donors and community partners will gather at 90 Sioux Trail in Evergreen to celebrate […]

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Cost per Square Foot for Construction for 8 to 24 Story Apartment Buildings

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE February 3, 2011

EVstudio has a large body of collective experience with Multifamily and Apartment projects and we keep a very close eye on industry trends for construction cost as they are directly relevant to the our projects and clients who need to be ever vigilant with their […]

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World Habitat for Humanity Day set for Monday, October 4, 2010

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE September 25, 2010

On Oct. 4, Habitat for Humanity will join efforts around the world to mark World Habitat Day – a day the United Nations has set aside to call attention to the dire need for affordable, adequate housing. World Habitat Day is set for: Monday, October […]

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