Design Influence: Page is Always Thinking about Design

Page is a 121-year-old firm that originated in Austin, Texas. Presently, there are seven domestic offices and international offices in Dubai and Mexico City. The firm’s portfolio encompasses a broad balance of government, health care, aviation, academic, civic and commercial projects. Like the best of many things, skill, craftsmanship, time, tools and, ultimately, experience is what produces the best architecture.

Building Dialogue

December 2, 2019

The Beck Group melds best of both worlds in Hilton’s newest dual-brand property

Demand for hotel rooms in downtown Denver in recent years could conservatively be described as ravenous. With Lonely Planet naming Denver one of the top 10 cities to visit in 2020, there are reasons to expect that this trend will continue.

Building Dialogue

November 25, 2019

The Modern Law Office: People, Process, Place

A hierarchical culture steeped in tradition and mystique, hefty hourly fees and operating standards that generated huge file rooms of paper are on the way out. In their place, law firms are introducing standardized offices, digital files, fixed fees and greater transparency in both their procedures and environments. 

Building Dialogue

November 18, 2019

Changing the Future of Small-town Colorado

Colorado has long been a recreational mecca. Skiing, hiking, biking, rafting – the list of outdoor recreation opportunities is endless. But the state is coming to a point of no return now as it makes way for a recreation-dominant economy, pushing beyond its industrial and mining past to embrace a more diverse set of economic drivers.

Building Dialogue

November 11, 2019

A Sense of Place: The Architecture of Colorado

Home to the Rocky Mountains, the urban vibrancy of Denver, the vast landscapes of the Eastern Plains, the compelling history of the mining towns, and the wind-swept cattle ranches, Colorado has a rich architectural history that spans three centuries. We are very blessed to practice architecture in a very special place – Colorado.

Building Dialogue

November 3, 2019

Net Zero Energy: Making a Positive Impact

Twenty years ago, many people were not familiar with the term “sustainability.” Some had heard the word but didn’t know the real meaning. Now we know. “Sustainability” is a catch-all phrase that speaks to many facets of the work we must do to combat climate change.

Building Dialogue

October 28, 2019

Turning the Building Boom into a Vibrant, Lasting City

Over the past 25 years, Andy Rockmore has worked on projects that have clearly impacted the city — from pedestrian bridges to schools to the creation of over 6,000 multifamily residential units. Currently, Shears Adkins Rockmore, where Andy is a principal, is leading the design of dozens of buildings and several miles worth of master planning around the Front Range, from Denver International Airport to Mile High Stadium.

Building Dialogue

October 21, 2019

Climate Change: Building Community Must Move to the Front Line

As global weather becomes more extreme, the threat that climate change poses for our communities is no longer theoretical. In Colorado, we are seeing direct and measurable impacts in the following areas, most of which we probably have heard mentioned and can relate to: snow, pine beetle, water, alpine wildlife (the American pika could become the first animal in the continental U.S. listed under the Endangered Species Act because of climate change), large mammals and wildflowers.

Building Dialogue

October 14, 2019

Petrie Partners: EUA Designs Workplace, Regional HQ

Petrie Partners, a boutique wealth management firm for the oil, gas and energy sectors, enlisted EUA’s expertise to design its new regional headquarters in downtown Denver’s newest high-rise.

Building Dialogue

October 7, 2019

Achieving Construction Excellence with an Athlete’s Mindset

From the time of award, GE Johnson, the project team and I have understood the significance of building the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum as it will honor the very best: our nation’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Building Dialogue

September 29, 2019