financial house

Looking Glass: Financial House is Cherry Creek North’s 1st All-Glass Building

The facade of Financial House stands out. It’s the first all-glass building in Cherry Creek North.The eight-story, 70,000-square-foot office tower might just be a harbinger of things to come in Denver’s toniest neighborhood.

Building Dialogue

May 31, 2019
uchi sushi

New Trends in Hospitality Lighting Design

Designing lighting for hospitality environments is ultimately about helping guests feel welcome and comfortable through creating a feeling of “home away from home.” But as demographics shift, hospitality brands have begun focusing on millennials and their preferences as well. Because millennials tend to travel a lot, are quick to jump on new technologies.

Building Dialogue

May 24, 2019
Biscotti's Cafe

Community by Design: Creating Space to Encourage Social Interaction and Connection

What is community? As designers and builders, when we think about communities, we often think about the streets, homes, sidewalks, signs, parks and other buildings that help define the physical aspects of a place. We spend countless hours ensuring that the “vision” of a new neighborhood comes together.

Building Dialogue

May 17, 2019
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