Colorado Mesa University’s Hotel Maverick will Benefit from a Unique Design Solution

Colorado Mesa University’s hospitality program has enjoyed significant growth over the years and the university is preparing to open a “teaching hotel” during the first quarter of 2020 as a result. Davis Partnership Architects envisioned a unique materiality of the Hotel Maverick to set it apart. The hotel will boast a contemporary theme that integrates an ethos of the modern West.

Building Dialogue

March 30, 2020

Hord Coplan Macht, Haselden team for FRCC’s Health Care Careers Center

Design-build team Hord Coplan Macht and Haselden Construction are underway on Front Range Community College’s new Health Care Careers Center. The 61,000-gross-square-foot center located on the Larimer campus in Fort Collins consolidates the college’s health sciences programs into one state-of-the-art facility that accommodates a multidisciplinary health care curriculum to address key health care workforce needs in Northern Colorado.

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 30, 2020

Adolfson & Peterson breaks ground on Poudre School District, Westminster school projects

Underneath the archway of the former Wellington High School, which was demolished in the 1960s, Adolfson & Peterson broke ground on Poudre School District’s new Wellington Middle and High School project.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 26, 2020

Saunders Construction, 4240 Architecture kick off CSU student housing project

Saunders Construction Inc. in conjunction with 4240 Architecture Inc. were awarded the design and construction for Meridian Village, one of Colorado State University’s largest projects to date. At full build-out, Meridian Village will accommodate 1,600 students in both traditional and pod communities to continue to support student success and engagement.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 30, 2019

GH Phipps completes addition to McKinley-Thatcher elementary school

GH Phipps recently completed the addition to McKinley- Thatcher Elementary school in Denver. The addition was designed by the Cuningham Group. McKinley-Thatcher now has six new classrooms, including a technology lab and art studio, a new gymnasium floor and outdoor learning spaces.

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 3, 2019

OZ Architecture designs Nancy Richardson Design Center at CSU

OZ Architecture led design on Colorado State University’s Nancy Richardson Design Center. The $19.2 million, state-of-the-art project covers 45,000 square feet and will further CSU's mission as a national leader in design. Salt Design in Fort Collins assisted OZ with the design while Saunders Construction was the general contractor.

Kris Oppermann Stern

September 16, 2019

GH Phipps, CSU break ground on ‘Bug Lab’ in Fort Collins

GH Phipps recently broke ground on Colorado State University’s Center for VectorBorne Infectious Diseases, fondly referred to by the team as the “Bug Lab,”  the new $22 million, 41,000-square-foot research facility.

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 30, 2019

Trends in Student Housing Programming, Design

In recent years, student housing development has been on the rise as a top priority at universities throughout the country – especially with the growing momentum of public-private partnerships (P3) for the building type. The university’s vision, mission and values are essential to consider when thinking about the program, design and long-term goals for these facilities.

Building Dialogue

August 19, 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