Renovating Apartment Buildings Presents Unique Challenges

by Dane Vierow, LEED AP BD+C May 3, 2019

The safety of occupants is always the primary concern during any renovation work of an occupied building. In addition, preserving the comfort of and minimizing inconvenience to the occupants is a challenge. The safety of occupants needs to be preserved during any operations that involve […]

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The City of Denver MultiFamily Development Process

by EVstudio AEP January 29, 2019

If you live in Denver or have driven through it recently, you probably are more than aware that multifamily development is BOOMING in the City of Denver. I will use the word “multifamily” to define any apartment, townhome, or condo development. If the current City […]

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3 Story vs. 4 Story vs. 5 Story Apartments

by EVstudio AEP August 2, 2018

We recently did a search for a good synopsis of the basic differences in costs and requirements for different heights/stories of apartment buildings. Finding none we decided it was time to fix that. 3 stories Type VB construction does not require rating of the structural […]

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Very Narrow Unit Plans for Apartments, Townhomes and Condos

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP February 14, 2018

Typically residential units are 20′ wide or wider but on occasion we design units that are much narrower. The example above is only 13′ wide (4 meters) with a total living area of 1,200 square feet or about 120 square meters. This is a townhome […]

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Denver Townhomes and Accessibility Points: Part 1 of a Series

by EVstudio AEP December 29, 2017

When individuals, and developers alike, contemplate taking on the construction of a new project, there are many aspects that must be considered. While most know the basic that need to be covered (who will the team consist of, what type of budget is allowable, who […]

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The City Home – Maximizing Rentable Square Footage

by EVstudio AEP November 20, 2017

Whenever a multi-family developer starts a project with us and the discussion turns towards design within the apartment industry, one thing which always comes up is cost vs. design impact.  As architects, we are keenly aware of the pressures developers are under to contain costs […]

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REgeneration Development and Gemini Beer Company Partner to Bring a New Taproom/Restaurant to Westminster Station’s First Mixed-Use Building

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE April 10, 2017

The City of Westminster is excited to announce that local brewer Gemini Beer Company has executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with developer Westminster Station REgeneration LLC to bring a new taproom/restaurant to Westminster Station’s first mixed-use building, designed by EVstudio. Chris Dutton, Owner of Gemini Beer Company has previous experience operating other brewpubs in the Denver […]

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Construction Observation Photos of CentricLoHi Project

by EVstudio AEP June 10, 2016

Over the course of nearly one I have been taking pictures from the places around the job site at our CentricLoHi Project Denver, CO. I thought it would be fun to put a collection of images together to highlight the construction process from these point […]

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Construction Cost Per Square Foot for College Dormitories

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE May 17, 2016

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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LoHi Denver Apartments – Framing Begins

by EVstudio AEP February 23, 2016

The Framing Begins The LoHi project located at 2525 18th St. in Denver Colorado is a new construction multi-family project with multiple occupancies; Residential, Retail and Parking garage.  The project consists of two residential buildings adjacent to a German Biergarten Bar.  The site on the […]

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Commonwealth Heights – Ovation – Progress

by Alex Knuth August 20, 2015

Ovation, previously referred to as Commonwealth Heights is moving along quite quickly. Building 1 is scheduled to be turned over to the owner from Wietz in October of this year. As it can be seen from the photos the exterior finishes are being applied and […]

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EVstudio Apartment Project Begins in Lo-Hi Denver

by evstudio May 15, 2015

EVstudio has several large apartment complexes under construction, the most recent is a collaboration with the Southern Land Company, and is going up in the Lower Highlands neighborhood of Denver over the coming months. A mixed-use project, the buildings will include just over 300 luxury […]

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