March 15, 2021 What is Modern Mountain Style Architecture? Mountain style architecture tends to lead an image of natural, heavy, textured, building materials. Some may think of it as a simple one-story rustic cabin in the woods dating back to 1800’s or visualize a large contemporary timber-framed home with gabled dormers and steep roofs, often ..
March 2, 2021 As a proud member of the community and built environment we strive to make every project meet the standards of modern sustainable best practices. In the United States, LEED is a common gold standard that architecture firms aim to uphold in their projects hoping to protect the natural environment and reduce impact. ..
February 24, 2021 Elements of the farmhouse style are ubiquitous in the contemporary home. One can expect to find a mudroom with a shiplap wall and cubbies and a living room with burlap-wrapped mason jars atop floating shelves. A dining room wouldn’t be complete without a reclaimed wood table, and a common sight in the ..
February 10, 2021Adam Cassella In the past 70 years, Scandinavian design has risen in popularity to become one of the most well recognized and widely-used styles across the Western world. Scandinavian design originated around the turn of the 20th Century and grew in tandem with the Modernist movement. Designers sought to use sturdy but low-cost ..
February 5, 2021 In contemporary architecture, open floor plans have removed physical barriers and blended interior spaces together, making homes spacious and dynamic. Recently we have seen clients from all sizes of homes increasingly interested in outdoor spaces. In climates like that of Colorado, the distinction between interior and exterior spaces can blend together to ..
Urban living is becoming more desirable and more attractive. Townhome communities are looking to redefine the urban living experience with brand new unique amenities. New townhome communities are popping up everywhere because people are wanting to downsize, or enjoy the idea of low outdoor maintenance, or the idea of having many neighbors to socialize with. ..
Our very own Lily Wenbao shares her perspective on placemaking in architecture. To make a place a Place Lily Wenbao “…Not every “place” (with a lowercase p) is a “Place” (with a capital P). More specifically, not every “place” in the city is so important to the public health, safety, and welfare that the city ..
Our very own Paul Brady discusses architectural design strategies for homes like split-levels, kitchen enhancements, and cutting cost on materials at this year’s IBS Attainability Panel. With home prices and costs rising, residential attainability is one of today’s most talked-about issues in our industry. In this session, three forward-thinking residential architects and a leading housing ..
With the dawn of a new decade, comes a new Consumer Electronics Show, or CES. The annual CES means new gadgets that continue to push the boundary of what a home can be. While CES has a vast selection of new products, the standouts this year showcase sustainability, conservation, and efficiency. One of the top ..
To remain competitive in today’s housing market, homeowners often seek ways to update or upgrade their houses to make them stand out in the mix. When was the last time you gave your basement area some thought? Let’s take a look at how remodeling your basement can add value when it comes time to sell. ..