There is no question that a college education is necessary, and even somewhat mandatory, these days. Following thousands of hours of hard work and limited sleep, more than two million students leave college with either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree each year. With all of the emphasis.    Read more »

As gathering place and focal point, the fireplace symbolizes security and community and adds warmth and ambience to any room. No longer limited to traditional materials and design, fireplaces have become focal points in the overall home aesthetic.  Wood burning fireplaces, gas log inserts (installing.    Read more »

As part of his Master’s Degree in Architecture, Fänas Designer Kyle Plantico recently had the opportunity to design and build one of 7 new cabins for the Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS) through the University of Colorado Denver’s Colorado Building Workshop program. The experience was.    Read more »

What is LEED Certification?

Posted by: Tessa  /   Category: Boulder Building / Boulder Work / Case Studies / Design Principles / Home Design and Permitting Process   /   Date: Jun 16, 2016

LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that strives to push the way we construct and design buildings. LEED certification can be applied to all types of construction models – building & design, interior design, building.    Read more »