Restaurants, Bars, Bakeries and Occupant Loads

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP November 30, 2018

When you are designing restaurants, bars, bakeries and other food service businesses the number of occupants is a fairly important factor. Occupant loading is not determined by the actual number of people, but rather by the number of square feet in your space. You’ll have […]

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Welcoming our newest Denver EVstudio Building tenant- The Squeeze Inn

by Eva Pearce November 29, 2017

When EVstudio purchased the old Martichang building at 5335 W. 48th Ave in Denver, it came with a lot of unique features. A 100-year-old piano, a brown single person jacuzzi on the floor and a bar. Not only a bar, but a community treasure with […]

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Wild Ivories Fund Raiser for National Sports Center for the Disabled

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP June 1, 2010

The Wild Ivories Dueling Piano Saloon that we designed is opening. Wednesday, June 2 is a fundraiser for the National Sports Center for the Disabled. It’ll be a great time at 14th and Market and they’re open full time starting June 4, 2010.

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Denver Piano Bar and Restaurant Demolition Update

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP March 15, 2010

We are currently wrapping up plans for the Wild Ivories Piano Bar at 1400 Market in Denver. We put together their demolition permit several weeks ago and they’ve been doing that work while we prepare the architecture, structure, mechanical and electrical design. The schedule is […]

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Giovanni Italian Restaurant Floor Plans

by EVstudio AEP September 21, 2009

One of EVstudio’s current projects is Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant in Copperas Cove, Texas. The restaurant design has a classical Italian theme and atmosphere.  There are several distinctly different areas within the building representing various regions of Italy.  There are also several exterior spaces dedicated to […]

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Free Consultation on Restaurant Floor Plans, Bars, Seating and Kitchens

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP August 3, 2009

EVstudio provides an initial free consultation for restaurant and bar owners who need some insight on their plans. We’re experts at evaluating the code requirements, the flow and the capacity of the space that you are considering. Our team of architects and engineers has worked […]

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Assembly Occupancy Groups as Defined in the International Building Code

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP April 23, 2009

One of the first steps in any building project is evaluation of the appropriate occupancy group. This drives building size, building height, construction type, exiting and fire separations. One of the groups with the largest numbers of occupants is Assembly. Assembly is the occupancy for […]

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