Colorado Mesa University’s Hotel Maverick will Benefit from a Unique Design Solution

Colorado Mesa University’s hospitality program has enjoyed significant growth over the years and the university is preparing to open a “teaching hotel” during the first quarter of 2020 as a result. Davis Partnership Architects envisioned a unique materiality of the Hotel Maverick to set it apart. The hotel will boast a contemporary theme that integrates an ethos of the modern West.

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March 30, 2020

Santa Fe Yards at Broadway Station: Build-to-suit offices, residential planned

This is the idea behind one of Denver’s newest mixed-use developments, Broadway Station. Located at the former Gates Rubber Co. plant site, the 41-acre development is advantageously located at the intersection of Interstate 25, Santa Fe Drive and South Broadway at Denver’s second busiest RTD light-rail stop and bus station.

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March 22, 2020

CannonDesign in Denver: Embracing its Roots

CannonDesign’s new home in the RiNo Arts District has roots stretching back more than 40 years in Denver. The history gets a bit labyrinthine, however: Denver’s Klipp Architecture opened its doors in 1979; California’s gkkworks acquired Klipp in 2012. Founded in Denver in 1989, Bennett Wagner Grody Architects joined CannonDesign in 2017. CannonDesign, first established in 1945 in New York, now has 19 offices and about 1,000 employees in all.

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March 15, 2020

Platte Fifteen: Beautiful from Top to Bottom

As structure, purpose and possibility continue to evolve in commercial building construction, savvy developers have come to recognize the need and benefits of integrating nature’s regenerative powers into the places we live, work and play. Harnessing the power of nature through sustainability and Craftmanship, Platte Fifteen has arrived as a pioneer of progress with a new take on old means.

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March 9, 2020

Milo Offers Luxury and Connection at 9+CO

Milo Luxury Residences is the latest addition to the $500 million, 26-acre urban infill redevelopment of the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Ninth and Colorado (9+CO). The transformation from medical campus to a vibrant commercial district began in 2014 when the university and city of Denver tabbed Continuum Partners to direct the project.

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March 1, 2020

Ivy Residences: Expediting Condo Construction through Prefab Structural System

While many residential projects are going up in downtown Denver and other nearby busy areas, Ivy Residences sits on a quiet street in the Highlands neighborhood. The for-sale market is highly competitive in the Mile High City, so it was important to build this project quickly and safely.

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February 24, 2020

Welcome Spaces: Integrate Audiovisual into Lobby to Keep Guests Coming Back

Yesterday’s lobby is now a welcome center that treats its visitor to an experience. Today, businesses use audiovisual technology to inform, inspire and entertain their guests starting from the entryway and continuing throughout their facility. Let’s explore some of the AV solutions that help create a unique and welcoming space.

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February 17, 2020

Emphasizing Experiences Produce Positive Outcomes for All

It’s one thing to design an aesthetically beautiful workplace. It’s quite another to design a workplace for the ongoing influence it has on occupants’ mindset, productivity and general well-being.

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February 3, 2020

17 Mile House Barn: Restored to Preserve its 160-year History

Located at the town lines between Centennial and Parker on Route 83 stands the 17 Mile House Farm Park, a treasure-trove of nearly 160 years of history in the settlement and development of Colorado. During the gold rush of the 1860s, “mile houses” served as rest stops along the Cherokee and Smoky Hill wagon trails, which pioneers traveled along from the Kansas Territory.

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January 26, 2020

In Modern Age, Buildings are Collections of Stories

When we study new languages, idiomatic phrases and linguistic similarities can drive us crazy. This study can also bring into perspective the idiosyncrasies of our native tongue and how baffling it can be for the newcomer. Homographs, for example, are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings offering a barrel of confusion for those who are learning English.

Building Dialogue

January 20, 2020

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