CAD vs. BIM Architectural drawings have come a long way from the traditional blueprints of the past. No longer tied to hand-drafting, nowadays firms are predominantly utilizing two forms of digital drafting to produce construction drawings — CAD (computer-aided design) and BIM (building information modeling) programs. Determining which program works best for you and your ..
Qualifications To Become an Architect There is a common misconception surrounding the architectural field. Many assume that working for an architectural firm — or even within the field — gives claim to the title of “architect.” However, in order to be considered an architect in the United States, you must be licensed in at least ..
Pet Design Trends When you’re building a new home, you need to consider all members of your family, including the family pet. According to a national pet owners survey, 68% of U.S. households have a four-legged friend at home. While designing a home to suit your needs may be stressful, incorporating your furry friend into ..
The spring of 2017 was an exciting time at Godden Sudik Architects as the studio moved into a new office in the Denver Tech Center. The most prominent feature of the new office was the shared spaces and transparency that have helped to improve collaboration between our teams. The shared spaces include an integrated kitchen ..
Your old jeans can now keep new homes warmer in the winter and help the environment. The Blue Jeans Go Green program from Cotton Inc. is partnering with denim retailers including Levi’s, Madewell, and American Eagle to recycle your old denim (in any form, shape, or size) into housing insulation for Habitat for Humanity and ..
A crucial aspect of any successful, ongoing project involves clear and concise communication between the architect and the client. Interactive, three-dimensional PDF’s allow for the user to view and interact with three-dimensional content without the necessity or knowledge of 3D modeling or CAD programs. While this exciting technology has been around for several years, it ..
Do you own a house or are you building one? Does is have a roof? Do you want more out of your roof than just shelter? Are you worried about the cost of adding that solar system, well here are some things to consider. First off there are several ways to pay for those photo-voltaic ..
Regency at RidgeGate Receives Design Honors The year’s most outstanding work in residential real estate sales and marketing was honored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as “The Nationals”), one of the building industry’s most prestigious events. Hosted by the NAHB National Sales and ..
Why should you hire an architect? Until you have been down in the thick of a building project, you probably don’t understand what a maze it is. There are so many rules, regulations, laws, design decisions, contractors and so forth, that it is extremely difficult for someone not actively in the industry to navigate the ..
Presented by the Sales & Marketing Council and HBA of Metro Denver, the Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards honor the top achievers in the new home industry. Awards are comprised of marketing, sales, interior design, architectural