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 »


Posted by: Tessa  /   Category: Uncategorized   /   Date: Jul 29, 2015

Looking to upgrade the kitchen in your current home? As we’ve shared in a recent post, a kitchen remodel could yield a payback anywhere from 90-100% on your investment. Because it’s the most used room in your home, it’s also the most popular room.    Read more »

City of Boulder Adopts New Codes

Posted by: Elizabeth  /   Category: Boulder Work / Tips and Advice / Uncategorized   /   Date: Feb 19, 2014

For all of us who work in the design and building industry here in Boulder, we know that staying on top of the current City codes and regulations is not only imperative, but sometimes confusing. The City of Boulder continues to adopt new codes for both.    Read more »

Avoiding Delays

Posted by: Elizabeth  /   Category: Uncategorized   /   Date: Aug 20, 2013

One of the challenges of building a custom home that we discussed in our blog last week was time. Anytime construction is involved, there can be delays. Even with a simple remodel unexpected things can cause a shift in the timeline of the project..    Read more »

Do Your Research

Posted by: Elizabeth  /   Category: Uncategorized   /   Date: Jun 06, 2013

Last week we discussed the importance of why you need an architect when starting a remodel or new home build, but throughout the process, beginning to end, the best thing you can do for yourself is research. Research ideas, research architects, and.    Read more »

Featured in Luxe Magazine – Mountain Contemporary

Posted by: Elizabeth  /   Category: Uncategorized   /   Date: Oct 04, 2012

This mountain contemporary style home combines natural stone, timbers and glass to create 'clean' and dramatic spaces, focusing on the awe-inspiring views while maintaining privacy for the owners. Featured in Luxe magazine, this home is a model of sustainability and contemporary aesthetics. Outdoor living.    Read more »