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Saunders breaks ground on 132,000-sf DU residence hall

Saunders Construction and the University of Denver recently broke ground on the new first year residence hall, which will be named the Dimond Family Residential Village thanks to a $5 million gift from the Dimond Family Foundation. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 22, 2019
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Haselden tops out projects on Colorado Mountain College Glenwood campus

Haselden Construction recently topped out two new buildings at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus in Glenwood Springs. Haselden is building a 34,000-square-foot fitness center and the 16,000-sf Ascent Center, which will serve as the welcome center and entrance focal point for the campus. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 1, 2019

Rev360 project readies to break ground in RiNO

Rev360 – formerly known as Revolution360 and recently rebranded to reflect the evolution of the project – is a mixed-use building in River North being developed by Revolution 360 LLC, a joint venture comprising general partner Ed Haselden, Keystone Equities, Rob Cohen, Tributary Real Estate and Avenue Property Group. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

February 10, 2019

Precedent Overload: Designing in the Era of Pinterest

Several years ago I attended a lecture at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design by Nader Tehrani, principal of the esteemed architecture firm NADAA and current dean of the The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union. 

Building Dialogue

October 21, 2018
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Disruption(s) in the Shared Mobility Industry: Dockless Bike, Scooter Programs

As smartphone users and ride-share adopters, participants in the tropes of contemporary society play an important role in catalyzing disruptive innovation. Defined as “an innovation that creates a new market and value network while disrupting an existing market and value network,” society serves as continual witness to how innovations can single-handedly transform industries, systems and, for better or worse, human habits and behaviors. 

Building Dialogue

August 12, 2018
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Designing with Colorado’s Aging Population in Mind

The future of Denver not only promises transitions in urban development and infrastructure, but a massive shift in demographics. By 2040, the Colorado State Demography Office predicts that almost one out of every five Denverites will fall in the age range of 65 and above.

Building Dialogue

April 9, 2018

Architect Anderson champion of historic buildings, sustainability

Architect John David “Andy” Anderson had a message for Arnold Schwarzenegger. “We are very careful not to let people tear buildings down,” Mr. Anderson said in 1995, as the head of the powerful board called the Lower Downtown Design and Demolition Review Board.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 30, 2017