KEPHART Announces New President and New Office

By Katie Rapone Denver-based Residential Architecture and Land Planning Design Firm KEPHART, has a new president. Bryce Hall is assuming the new role to manage day-to-day operations and business functions. The news comes at a pivotal time; KEPHART has shared exclusively with Mile High CRE that the firm will open a second Denver …


San Fransisco-based Architecture Firm Blitz Announces Studio Location in Denver

Blitz, a dynamic architecture and interiors firm known for disrupting the status quo of design for household names such as Google, Microsoft, Instacart, and Levi’s, has announced the launch of its third studio. Located in Denver’s historic Lower Downtown Dairy Block district, Blitz’s office expansion in the city comes in …


ENR Announces 2019 Colorado/Wyoming/Dakotas Best Projects Winners

ENR Mountain States recently announced the winners of its 2019 Best Projects competition across a seven-state region that includes Utah, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. A panel of 12 judges from all areas of the industry — architects, GC’s, green consultants, virtual designers and engineers — …


Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail Completes First Phase of Enhancement Project

Extell Development Company, the ownership group of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, has announced that the first phase of its multi-year, $40 million dollar enhancement project is now complete. The new kitchen at The Remedy Bar and the lobby for the Private Residence entry are ready to reopen. “Our …


Colorado’s First Large-scale Residential OZ Development Breaks Ground

Legacy Partners (Legacy) has announced the groundbreaking of Legacy at Fitz in Aurora. Located at 1363 N. Victor Street, the five-story 363-unit apartment community is Colorado’s first large-scale residential development to break ground under the newly-created Opportunity Zone program. The two-phase development is set to deliver February and June 2021 respectively. …


How will Architects Design for the Future?

By Marisa Pooley, APR, AIA Colorado As Colorado’s development boom continues at full speed and the AEC industry works overtime to keep up, how do we ensure that we’re building a solid foundation for future generations? Rapid changes in the environment, technology and society are forcing us to think carefully — and quickly …


New Affordable Housing Development in Stapleton Celebrates Grand Opening

Developer Northeast Denver Housing Center (NDHC), architect Cuningham Group and Palace Construction, recently celebrated the grand opening of Moline at Stapleton Apartments. The apartment community will provide a home for 180 families earning up to 60 percent of Denver’s area median income distributed among one, two, and three bedroom units. Project amenities include: multiple …


Denver’s Humphries Poli Architects Combines with RATIO Architects

RATIO Architects, Inc., a top 50 multi-national design firm, announced this week that Denver-based and Western Mountain Region Firm of the Year Humphries Poli Architects P.C. (HPA) has joined the practice. The combined firm will operate as RATIO|HPA in Denver, and RATIO nationwide. The addition of a Denver location to RATIO’s studios in …


Architect of the Month: Julianne Scherer, AIA, HDR

Julianne Scherer is managing principal of HDR’s architecture studio in Denver, she is engaged in healthcare, higher education, civic and science and technology projects. She is also an active member of AIA Colorado, for which she has served as a 2017 AIA10 jury chair, 2018 AIA Design Awards committee chair and 2019 co-chair. …


Hotel Thompson Denver Breaks Ground

Thompson Denver recently broke ground at 1600 Market Street in LoDo. Thompson Denver will be the first Thompson Hotels property in the state of Colorado and is expected to open in 2021. “Denver has been a priority market for our Thompson Hotels brand and we are excited to have the …