brand identitiy

One Weapon in the War for Talent May be Your Brand

What is the return on investment of branding your workplace? To answer this, it is first important to recognize that most companies and subsequently their brands are facing herculean challenges today.

Building Dialogue

May 12, 2019
ent center

Ent Center for the Arts: Collision of Performing Arts, Community and Academia

Driving north out of Colorado Springs, the mountains have competition. The sleek glimmer of metal panels and eye-catching curves of the Ent Center nearly demand your attention. The building’s exterior is a showpiece, it too has competition – the interior. 

Building Dialogue

May 5, 2019
ouray hot springs

Sustainable Hot Springs Facility Design Brings New Life to Colorado Tourism

The vast majority of thermal hot springs in our country flow abundant in the western half. These “healing waters” have provided rejuvenation and relaxation to people through the ages. Today, innovative design and planning at these facilities help them evolve to bring joy to new generations.

Building Dialogue

April 28, 2019

Find Stability in MF Development: Take Long-Term Investment Approach

If one thing is certain in today’s unpredictable development market, it’s that nothing is certain. Tariffs, fluctuating interest rates, labor shortages and rising costs all have contributed to one of the more volatile markets in recent memory. 

Building Dialogue

April 22, 2019
benjamin russell hospital

It’s a Brave New World in Health Care Design Today

Seeking to attract healthy patients as well as the sick, health care providers strive to deliver a continuum of care to a population that is growing in quantity and increasing in age. Patients, empowered with choice and well-versed in comparison shopping, seek value and convenience from their health care providers.

Building Dialogue

April 14, 2019
page office

Page moves into Republic Plaza

On the heels of its 10th anniversary in downtown Denver, Page has moved its growing team to the top floor of the city’s tallest building, the iconic Republic Plaza. With window-lined walls, the new office of the international architecture and engineering firm is filled with light and embraces dramatic views of the mountains. 

Building Dialogue

April 7, 2019
union station

Smart Cities Require the Context of Their People

Have you ever noticed that after you buy a new car, you start to notice that model of car everywhere you look? That phenomenon wears off about the same time that the car stops being a shiny new toy and simply becomes a dependable means of getting from point A to point B. I like to think about the city the same way, less shiny new toy and more dependable. But lately it is as if I bought a new city called “smart” because everywhere I look, I see this idea of a smart city. 

Building Dialogue

April 1, 2019
independence plaza

Refreshing a Denver Icon: Independence Plaza

Completed in 1972, Independence Plaza’s 567,287 square feet span 25 floors at 1050 17th St. The Class A property is LEED Gold certified, and the scrupulous attention paid to its upkeep and improvement have made it one of the finest addresses in Denver’s central business district. 

Building Dialogue

March 24, 2019
trivista rendering

Building Box: TriVista on Speer

A block south of the Colorado Convention Center in Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood, the seven-story, 322-unit TriVista on Speer apartment building is named for three different panoramas: to the west, the mountains; to the north, downtown; and to the east, the Denver Art Museum and the heart of the Golden Triangle’s Cultural District. 

Building Dialogue

March 17, 2019
hilton garden inn

1999 Chestnut Place: Denver’s historic past, bright future

As the newness starts to settle around Union Station, commonalities between Denver’s past, present and future begin to emerge as the city’s evolving architectural legacy continues to be revealed. Enter 1999 Chestnut Place, a new 12-story, 233-key hotel located on the far outer edge of the redevelopment zone where Chestnut street branches off the 20th street viaduct.

Building Dialogue

March 10, 2019