Design Intent: Finding clarity defines tenor, tempo and destination in design

Architecture is art and inherently art is rather ambiguous. From the intersection of program, profit and possibility, finding a meaningful point of view that remains both discernable and relevant deep into the future is no small order. David Daniel, a principal with Denver’s Davis Partnership Architects, doesn’t like to do it any other way and feels the process is as important as the purpose. 

Building Dialogue

June 10, 2019
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Prism: From parking lot to jewel box

For decades the corner of 17th and Curtis streets in downtown Denver was nothing more than parking lot. It had an ATM. You probably parked there once or twice. I know I did. Well, like many lots that once inhabited downtown Denver, this one was destined for greater things as Denver’s building boom exploded. 

Building Dialogue

December 10, 2018
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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 Dialogue

March 5, 2018