landscape architecture

Water Wise Landscapes – Xeriscape Not Zeroscape

by EVstudio AEP July 26, 2019

EVstudio specializes in providing low-water use and water conservation landscapes to our clients. Xeriscape is a common term used as it relates to the landscape architecture profession, especially in the State of Colorado.  According to, xeriscape “employs drought-resistant plants in an effort to conserve resources, […]

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John Olson from EVstudio – Interview on CNTV

by EVstudio AEP April 19, 2019
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John Olson, the director of our Colorado Springs office, was recently interviewed by CNTV. This is the video where he talks about the firm history and our approach to our projects small and large. John’s a planner and landscape architect and there are also some […]

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The Fulfillment of Being an Expert Witness

by EVstudio AEP June 10, 2016

A statement is made to all college students interested in the architecture or landscape architecture profession. That is that ‘they will learn more in the first month of real experience on the job during an internship or their first year out of school that they […]

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Landscape Urbanism: A Critique from a CNU Cardholder and Landscape Architect

by EVstudio AEP January 4, 2016

  Landscape Urbanism sounds like a great name that really meshes together a lot of what I believe in and do as a professional.  Landscape Urbanism is rapidly growing in popularity and I suspect this will continue as the CNU (Congress for the New Urbanism) […]

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HOA Landscape Retrofit – Spacing for Planting

by EVstudio AEP July 23, 2015

I am in the process of retrofitting the foundation plantings for the Spring Creek Townhome Association in Colorado Springs.  The original landscape designer or landscape architect had specified plant material that did not fit the space it was given.  This is a common mistake with […]

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EVstudio Announces Merger with Olson Planning and Urban Landscapes

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE January 10, 2012

EVstudio is pleased to announce our merger with Olson Planning and Urban Landscapes. Olson Planning & Urban Landscapes is a Landscape Architecture and Planning firm in Colorado Springs. Specializing in urban streetscapes, neo-traditional neighborhood design, landscape retrofits, redevelopment, comprehensive plans and code updates, Olson Planning […]

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Therapy/Healing Gardens

by EVstudio AEP May 18, 2010

I am in the process of designing a therapy garden, or healing garden, for a long-term care facility in Pueblo, CO. Therapy gardens are intriguing to design due to their complexities and many moving parts.  To properly design a therapy garden, you must consider the needs and […]

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EVstudio Designing Long Term Care Facility in Pueblo Colorado as Architect and Engineer

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE April 22, 2010

EVstudio is working with SunBridge Healthcare on the complete renovation of their 47,000 square foot Pueblo Care and Rehabilitation Center in Pueblo, Colorado. Also included in the project is a proposed new 3,000 square foot Occupational Therapy gym addition to the existing building, along with outdoor […]

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