Denver-based ELEMENTS Acquires ArtPro

DENVER – ELEMENTS, a full-service provider of integrated interior solutions, has acquired ArtPro, an innovative provider of print, production, and design services, specializing in art and environmental graphics such as custom wall coverings and murals . “Art and creative imagery are playing increasingly important roles in e ngaging workplace design strategy,” said Traci Lounsbury, …


The Neenan Company Completes Premier Members Credit Union Branch in Castle Rock

Fort Collins–based design-build firm The Neenan Company, has officially completed Premier Members Credit Union’s (PMCU) first branch office in Castle Rock. The 3,815-square-foot facility marks the expansion of PMCU into Douglas County. Located at 6355 Promenade Parkway in Castle Rock, the new development represents the first project between PMCU, a not-for-profit …


50Fifty DTC Redefines Commercial Architecture in DTC

DENVER — 50Fifty DTC, a 185,000-square-foot, 12-story office tower in the Denver Tech Center, celebrated its grand opening this past Friday. The innovative new office building has launched a new era of office design in south Denver. Developed by Corum Real Estate Group in partnership with Clutch Design Studio, the building is shifting the …


Denver Photo and Event Space to Open Next Month

DENVER – Realm, a new photo studio and event space, will open its doors June 8., in the industrial park at 3851 Steele Street, Unit B, in Denver’s up and coming Clayton neighborhood. Founded by EB and Jonathan Combs and Rachel Nichols, the space was born out of a desire …


Setting Sustainable Goals: A Guide for Architecture and Design Firms

By Julie Edwards, OZ Architecture These days, sustainability is on peoples’ minds. How can we use less water? How can we reduce our carbon footprint? How can we cut down on waste? These types of questions are becoming more important for architects and designers when approaching clients about sustainability efforts. In fact, a …


Union Station’s Newest Hotel Opens its Doors

DENVER —Well situated on the corner of 20th and Chestnut Streets, the Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) Denver Union Station opened its doors last week. The new hotel is developed and owned by Focus Property Group and operated by Davidson Hotels & Resorts a multi-disciplinary investment and development company based in Denver. “We are thrilled to open …


JVA, Incorporated Announces Denver Office Expansion

DENVER — JVA, Inc., a structural, civil, and environmental consulting engineering firm, recently announced the expansion of its office location in Denver. The JVA Denver office opened in 2015 and is prominently located in the Writer Square Building at the corner of 16th and Larimer Streets. This recent expansion adds 15 work stations, a second conference room, …


City of Englewood to Host Ribbon Cutting for New Police Headquarters  

The City of Englewood will celebrate the opening of their new Police Headquarters, with an official ribbon-cutting and tours of the facility this Thursday, April 11.  The project was designed by DLR Group, built by Adolfson & Peterson Construction, and project managed by CBRE. The community is invited to participate …

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Workplace Wellness: Inside Hord Coplan Macht’s New Denver Office

By Lyn Eller, AIA, LEED AP, principal, Hord Coplan Macht It is growing ever easier for employees to spend less time in the workplace as the ease of remote computing and working from home increases. This is a challenge for collaborative firms like ours, and one that Hord Coplan Macht has taken …


Denver-based Paulien & Associates Merges with SmithGroup

DENVER – SmithGroup, one of the nation’s leading integrated design firms, has completed a merger with Denver-based higher education planning firm, Paulien & Associates. The addition of a location in Denver increases the company’s footprint to 14 offices across the U.S. and China. The firm has also established Higher Education …