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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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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Dwelling Unit Separation Wall at Duplexes and Townhomes (2 Hour Fire Wall)

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP December 15, 2015

The International Residential Code requires that in townhomes and duplexes, each unit needs to be separated from the next by fire walls. In addition each unit needs to be self supporting where the collapse of one unit will not damage the neighboring unit. In my […]

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EVstudio Wraps 28-unit near Denver’s Curtis Park

by EVstudio AEP March 11, 2014

EVstudio recently wrapped up schematic design for a new 28-unit for-sale, townhouse project near the intersection of Larimer St. and 34th.  The project is composed of four buildings with seven unit townhouses per building.  Unit sizes range from 1,350 to 1,600 square feet and include […]

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Pinewood Townhomes Break New Ground

by EVstudio AEP February 20, 2013

The Pinewood Townhomes project in Harker Heights, Texas was recently featured in the Killeen Daily Herald.  Go to to read the full article. The Pinewood Townhomes are a 16 unit development and the first of their kind in the area.  Townhomes are a familiar building […]

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