Event Round-Up: DLR Group’s 50th Anniversary
By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – DLR Group hosted their 50th Anniversary Celebration last night, transforming their Denver office in the SugarCube Building into a welcoming gala scene complete with a DJ, appetizer station, two bars and an open balcony space. Guests were greeted with the opportunity to... Read more
Colorado Engineering Council Announces 2016 Recognition Awards
Denver, CO – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Colorado presented its annual recognition awards honoring individuals for their contributions to the consulting engineering profession, advancement of the industry and contributions to the community during its 2016 annual meeting held on April 8 at Lakewood Country Club. Lauren... Read more
New ASHRAE Study Outlines 30 Energy Saving Measures To Reach Toward Net Zero Energy
Atlanta, GA – Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results of newly approved research funded by ASHRAE. The national weighted change is 47.8 percent more energy efficient than Standard 90.1-2013 based on... Read more
Convex Nature of Design
In the pursuit of design excellence and creating a unique user-experience, fabricating the client’s vision into structural form can often times seem untenable… Much like expeditioner Zebulon Pike, who upon gazing at Pike’s Peak apex for the first time in 1806, purportedly claimed it to be unreachable, the design... Read more
Ideas for a Growing City: Women in Design Hosts 11th Annual 8X8 Event
Denver, CO – Women in Design (WiD), a Denver-based non-profit dedicated to improving opportunities for women in professions serving the built environment, today announced its annual 8×8 event will be held April 21st at Industry, 3001 East Brighton Boulevard, in Denver. The lineup includes the following speakers:  Meg Froelich,... Read more
Event Round-Up: Denver Multifamily & Mixed Use Forum
By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – Bisnow hosted its annual Denver Multifamily & Mixed Use Forum at the Four Seasons yesterday morning. The Grand Ballroom housed a mixed crowd of 200+ attendees including developers, property managers, brokers, bankers, contractors, architects, engineers, business developers and marketers. Key Trends in... Read more
AIA: Architects Release First White Paper on Materials Transparency & Risk
View here The AIA took its first step in promoting guidance on materials transparency in the newly published white paper. The goal is to provide architects more information about what actually goes into a building and the environmental impacts on the end-users. Photo credit: Pixabay Read more
Pinkard Construction Celebrates Grand Opening of Villagio of Broomfield Memory Care
Broomfield, CO — Pinkard Construction, with Blackwood Development and Choice Capital Partners, celebrated the grand opening of the newest Villagio Senior Living community in Broomfield, CO. The project is a  43,000 square foot, 51-unit ”Memory Care Continuum” designed by utilizing the latest in resident care philosophies and environmental design. Believing... Read more
Downtown Denver Partnership Honors Six Transformational Projects at 55th Annual Downtown Denver Awards
Denver, CO – The Downtown Denver Partnership presented six awards last night to transformational projects in Downtown Denver that contribute to an economically healthy, growing and vital center city at the 55th Annual Downtown Denver Awards Dinner, presented by Polsinelli. The honorees, selected by a jury of key business... Read more
Sneak Peek: Rocky Mountain Green 2016
With 500 expected attendees and a range of the latest green building specialists providing an outlook on Colorado’s emerging international status, the Rocky Mountain Green Conference stands to provide not only a networking opportunity but a learning environment regarding the changing landscape in Colorado. By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP... Read more