The Quincy typifies a development legacy
Affable and understated, Peter Culshaw is a hands-on leader who understands why there is no “I” in team. As executive vice president of Shea Properties, he oversees more than 2 million square feet of commercial space along with roughly 2,000 apartment homes in Colorado.
Building DialogueMarch 5, 2018
GE Johnson tops out Colorado Springs health care projects
GE Johnson Construction Co. recently topped out two health care projects: Children’s Hospital Colorado’s newest pediatric hospital in Colorado Springs as well as an expansion of University of Colorado Health’s Memorial Hospital North in Colorado Springs.
Kris Oppermann SternMarch 1, 2018
Haselden Construction tops out Laurel Cherry Creek
Haselden Construction recently topped out Laurel Cherry Creek, designed by Johnson Nathan Strohe. The project is being developed by Pauls Corp. in Denver’s Cherry Creek North neighborhood.
Kris Oppermann SternFebruary 28, 2018
Designer Approved: RNL/Stantec Top 5 for Workplace Design
A piece that can tell a story I’m particularly fond of custom pieces that show craftsmanship and wood working. It helps soften the office and make it unique.
Building DialogueFebruary 26, 2018
Affordable Housing Guiding Principles, Design Trends
Since its advent in 1973, the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority has been the leading organization in the investment of affordable housing and community development, with over $13.2 billion invested into Colorado’s economy.
Building DialogueFebruary 18, 2018
Bringing Engineers in Early as Buildings ‘Green’
It’s no secret that commercial buildings are responsible for a large portion of the energy consumption in the state of Colorado; 18 percent according to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. However, what may not be widely known is that 66 percent of energy consumption within commercial buildings is attributed to the mechanical and lighting systems.
Building DialogueFebruary 11, 2018
Civic Center Station: Transit Bookends Ready to Support the Next Chapter
Now that construction on the Regional Transportation District’s Civic Center Station is in its final stages, the more than 15,000 daily transit riders who use the station will soon enjoy safer, easier and more transparent access to RTD services.
Building DialogueFebruary 5, 2018
Transforming Denver’s Theater Experience: The Unique Art of Performance Design
A common misconception of theater design is that architects are given the opportunity to create a “dramatic space.” In reality, however, good theater architecture creates a supportive enclosure that focuses as much energy as possible toward the performance that will inhabit the space. The challenge is to bend all of the layers of the project toward the goal of serving future performances as completely as possible, and making it look simple.
Building DialogueJanuary 8, 2018
Tutt Library Marries Modern Past with Today’s Needs
The architect on Colorado College’s Tutt Library renovation and addition approached this project in a thoughtful manner. And no wonder: The 1962 library, designed by legendary architect Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is a stellar example of mid-century Modern architecture.
Building DialogueDecember 24, 2017
OZ Architecture Spans Decades, Even the Globe
For more than 50 years, award-winning firm OZ Architecture has shaped, and been shaped by, its home state of Colorado. With 165 employees in offices in Denver and Boulder, OZ provides architecture, master planning, interior design and, more recently, brand experience design to clients and projects across the U.S., and in Africa, Asia and Antarctica.
Building DialogueDecember 18, 2017