Unveiling Designs for Downtown Superior’s Main Street

We recently revealed details behind the design for the Main Street mixed-use portion of Downtown Superior, a walkable 12-acre mixed-use development incorporating residential, commercial, civic, retail and restaurants being developed by Ranch Capital and Morgan Holdings in Boulder County.

Building Dialogue

July 5, 2020

Aspen Police Department: Applying Great Design to Public Facilities

In these times, serving our first responders has never been more consequential. We were honored to assist the Aspen Police Department in designing a-state-of-the-art police department in downtown Aspen – a building that is architecturally appropriate within the historic, world-renowned resort town, and a facility designed with a laser focus on wellness and sustainability.

Building Dialogue

June 29, 2020

FRCC Grays Peak Health Care Careers Center: A Study in Cooperation

Cooperation between the construction and design teams, between that team and the owner, between the owner and the community … the list goes on. From the beginning, the Front Range Community College Grays Peak Health Care Careers Center project set out to create an unparalleled learning experience for students.

Building Dialogue

June 21, 2020

Kiewit: Leading the Way in a Long Line of Lasting Legacies Since 1884

As the close of the century approached, the firm began taking on sizable commissions, including the masonry of the seven-story Lincoln Hotel and leading construction on the Bekins warehouse as a general contractor in 1900. The partnership between the two brothers lasted some 20 years before they agreed to dissolve it in 1904.

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June 14, 2020

Buell Public Media Center: New Era for Public Media in Arapahoe Square

What was once a neglected warehouse with a needle-strewn parking lot at the corner of 21st and Arapahoe streets in Denver is now Buell Public Media Center, the new, one-of-a-kind hub for Colorado’s leaders in public media and journalism.

Building Dialogue

June 7, 2020

The Met at Boulevard One: Emblematic of Lowry’s Evolution

A half-century after the last training flight took off here, the end of Runway One relaunched as Boulevard One. The 70-acre, mixed-use development represents the final phase of the planned build-out at Lowry, with more than 100 single-family homes, 250 attached homes, 420 apartments and 100 condominiums, including the new Met at Boulevard One.

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June 1, 2020

Redeveloping, Repositioning Existing Assets for a New Generation

In 2018, Denver reached a record $9.4 billion in new construction. That same year, the first new high-rise in more than 30 years was constructed at 1144 15th St. While construction volume reduced slightly in 2019, several additional tall buildings are under construction or in the city’s current planning pipeline.

Building Dialogue

May 22, 2020

Choose Materials that Minimize Carbon Emissions During their Production

As documented by the World Resources Institute Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, building production and operations emit 33% of the global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, making them the single biggest carbon emitter by sector, and emissions are expected to double by 2050.

Building Dialogue

May 18, 2020

Money-Saving Design is a Win-Win for Multifamily Developers

When a developer is planning to build a for-sale or for-rent multifamily property, there are many cost-saving design-solutions that can be implemented from start to finish. Knowledgeable and experienced architects and planners know where to look for creative approaches that can shave substantial costs from a project’s bottom line and increase profits.

Building Dialogue

May 11, 2020

Manifesting Design Solutions that Address Societal Shifts While on a Tight Budget

As interior designers, we are always searching for innovative and transformative ideas to make our project environments both efficient, adaptive and creative. But we must acknowledge that the solutions of yesterday, no matter how successful, may no longer apply to today’s use of space and how we need to work and live.

Building Dialogue

May 3, 2020