WHAT ARCHITECTS ACTUALLY DO

Posted by: Tessa  /   Category: Boulder Work / Commentary / Design Principles   /   Date: Aug 15, 2017

What do Architects do all day? What do we talk about behind closed doors? www.architexts.us Our daily tasks require us to do a little of everything. The nature of a small office means you chip in as necessary. Some days are spent outside of the.    Read more »

Trending Materials: Hot Rolled Steel

Posted by: Elizabeth  /   Category: Case Studies / Commentary / Design Principles / Materials / Tips and Advice   /   Date: Jun 02, 2017
Sopris & Blanca Microcabin completed as part of the Colorado Building Workshop Design Build certificate at the University of Colorado Denver.

Contemporary design often celebrates the “honesty” of materials; leaving elements exposed or in their most raw state to capture the essence of that material, while simultaneously depending on the materials’ intrinsic quality and durability to last well into the future. Hot rolled steel is a.    Read more »

FROM CONCEPT TO CONSTRUCTION

Posted by: Tessa  /   Category: Case Studies / Commentary / Custom Housing Design / Design Principles / Home Design and Permitting Process   /   Date: Mar 31, 2015

Ever wonder how architects move from conceptual hand sketches to fully fledged construction drawings? Even though most architectural ideas are first worked through by hand on paper, computers are often used at the end of the design process for aid in precision and detail. Click the.    Read more »

A Helping Hand

Posted by: Elizabeth  /   Category: Boulder Work / Commentary   /   Date: Sep 19, 2013

As many of you know, or may have been affected by, Boulder and neighboring areas suffered major damage from a record of more than 17 inches of rain in September. It has left many people struggling to pick of the pieces of their homes.    Read more »