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 »

We recently took an office field trip to Coal Creek Canyon to visit one of our current homes under construction. Comprised of true timber frame construction and SIPS roof panels, the home is making great progress. Check out progress photos below. 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 »