Permanent Retaining Walls using Soil Nails and Shotcrete

by Jim Houlette, PE July 26, 2019

EVstudio does a wide range of projects and design services.  One of those services is soil retention and temporary soil shoring.  There are many different ways to retain soil, but one of my favorites is the use of soil nails and shotcrete.  With the right […]

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Welcome to EVstudio- New Team Members Arrive!

by Eva Pearce January 7, 2019
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Join us in welcoming two new steller EVers to our structural engineering family.   Mark Hamilton, P.E. has recently joined the Structural Engineering team where he will be focusing on shoring design. Mark has over 14 years of engineering experience in geotechnical, transportation, residential and […]

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New Project Highlights

by Eva Pearce September 29, 2018
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Will Your New Home Addition Negatively Affect Your neighbor’s Foundation?

by evstudio September 3, 2013

During these tough economic times, many of us are considering remodeling or putting an addition onto our existing home in lieu of purchasing a new one. When considering an addition to a home space constraints are always a concern. This is especially true in many […]

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Excavation for Hughes Home with Pool and Sport Court in Castle Rock

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP November 12, 2009

The excavation for the Hughes Residence in Pinon Soleil in Castle Rock is largely completed. It is a very complex excavation due to the slope of the hill coupled with the large number of floor elevations. There are elevations for the garage, the basement, the […]

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Shoring Requirements for City and County of Denver

by Dean Dalvit, AIA, PE June 18, 2009

As of  Spring of 2006, the City and County of Denver has been requiring a separate shoring permit for all projects where the descending slope of the excavation is steeper than 1:1. This essentially means that if you are proposing a full basement approximately 9 […]

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