Taylor Kohrs completes seniors apartments at Vistas at Panorama Pointe

Taylor Kohrs recently completed construction of the new Enterprise Green Community, Vistas at Panorama Pointe, in Westminster. The 63,000-square foot, four-story seniors apartment building includes 69 units with a combination of one- and two-bedroom floor plans with private balconies and covered parking. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 12, 2019

Turner Construction tops out Meow Wolf at Interstate 25 and Colfax

Turner Construction recently celebrated the placement of the final steel beam to the future home of Meow Wolf, a 101,000-square foot interactive art and entertainment museum located west of downtown Denver near Interstate 25 and Colfax. With this milestone, the team is one step closer to bringing the Santa Fe-based company to Denver area residents and visitors. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 5, 2019

Holistic Strategy for Active Learning Environments

Savvy institutions recognize the powerful role their physical environment plays in their marketing efforts and how it drives investment in their facilities. Studies have shown that campus appearance influenced the decision of prospective students between 62% and 80%.

Building Dialogue

August 5, 2019

Adolfson & Peterson tops out Brush Middle and High School project

Adolfson & Peterson recently topped out its Brush School District project. Located in rural Colorado, the school district received a Building Excellent Schools Today grant to address the health, safety, security and educational deficiencies in its current middle and high School.

Kris Oppermann Stern

July 29, 2019

Finding Balance: What is vs. What is Possible

As a designer, my job involves trying to conceptualize the future, because what I am drawing today will complete construction in two years and will impact lives for at least 30 years, usually much longer. Regardless of how much I choose to imagine what the future might need, my actual ability to act on those ideas is limited to the scope of present availability.

Building Dialogue

July 29, 2019

The Future of Cities: Embracing Inclusiveness, Diversity

Cities are deceptive places. Walk down a sidewalk in a city such as Denver and it feels a lot like a geological formation – a canyon or a steep ravine. And like geological formations, cities change. The photographer John Fielder’s wonderful book “Colorado” demonstrates this vividly. 

Building Dialogue

July 19, 2019

Milender White breaks ground on $78M Parkside @ City Centre

Milender White broke ground on the construction of Parkside @ City Centre. A future transit-orientated community located at 14531 E. Alameda Ave., Parkside will feature 216 market-rate, multifamily apartments and 36,000 square feet of retail on 5.6 acres.

Kris Oppermann Stern

July 14, 2019

It’s Time for a New Workplace Narrative: Moving Past Open Versus Closed Spaces

Today’s organizations are challenged with creating work environments for employees that stretch over five generations, that attract and retain the best talent and, above all, provide a great experience at work. The debate around workplace environments continues to generate significant attention.

Building Dialogue

July 14, 2019

The Evolution of Denver Plazas, Private to Public

In the early 1980s, a development trend made popular in Chicago and New York, known commonly as the “plaza bonus,” made its way to Denver. This tower-in-a-park philosophy was created in larger cities to encourage developers to provide useable public space at the street level by providing incentives allowing buildings to exceed heights and square footage limits, typically governed by zoning.

Building Dialogue

July 7, 2019

Adolfson & Peterson tops out Platte Fifteen, Denver’s 1st CLT project

Adolfson & Peterson Construction recently topped out its Platte Fifteen project, which was designed by OZ Architecture and is owned by Crescent Real Estate. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

July 1, 2019