This is a good time for American cities. After half a century of decline, people are craving the communality of urban environments and all that cities have to offer. Post-war urban planning, through programs such as the Federal Highway Act, slum clearance and the Model Cities Initiative, often damaged the urban fabric.
I’m walking into Shears Adkins Rockmore for the first time and … wait, what? Where’s the grand lobby? No perky receptionist? No awards on display? Am I in the right place? I look around at the door to make sure I didn’t make a wrong turn. Nope, this is the place.
Clairvoyance is the ability to perceive things in the future beyond normal sensory contact. Such a skill would be an asset in commercial real estate development, where intuition must be carefully balanced by the analysis of a broad range of conditions, challenge, and constraints reaching far beyond the capacity of mere instinct.
Exuberance is an asset, a fountain of internal inspiration that often becomes infectious when nurtured, spreading to others nearby, to the work at hand, and ultimately informing the finished product of the pursuit it is applied to. As Rowland+Broughton celebrates 15 years of architectural success and firm growth, exuberance and passion remain high.
Straddling LoDo’s past and future, 16 Chestnut is one of the final pieces of the Union Station puzzle. It’s the final project in the heart of “the Saunders block,” so nicknamed for the numerous buildings Englewood-based Saunders Construction has built there.
S *Park is a mixed-use residential development nestled between Denver’s historic Curtis Park neighborhood and the vibrant River North Art District. Designed to connect humans with nature in an increasingly dense urban environment and putting sustainability first for every construction decision, the net-zero building includes a large central park, outdoor gardens and a rooftop greenhouse.
Major global hotel brands are successful for a reason. They’ve cracked the code for customer loyalty by providing a sense of predictability, safety and ease of use for guests through a high level of standardization.
If you’ve spent time near Denver’s Union Station recently, you may have noticed a new pedestrian bridge spanning two adjacent buildings. Unlike most construction projects, the Antero Pedestrian Bridge was erected quickly in nearly finished form, coming together over the course of a single weekend in October. What took just two days to complete was the culmination of months of...
In his seminal 1998 work “The Information Paradox,” author John Thorpe pinpointed the difficulty in justifying the real business benefits of information technology spending. Business owners know they have to utilize emerging technology, even if identifying and measuring its value can’t always be fully realized. Hence, the paradox.
Health care design and development will need to continue to adapt to meet the demands of the ever changing health care industry. The evolving health care landscape includes changes to amenities and types/locations of hospital services, including clinics in retail facilities, more accessible outpatient facilities, free-standing emergency departments and micro-hospitals.