Downtown Denver Partnership Awards Six Denver Projects

The Downtown Denver Partnership recently presented six awards to transformational projects in downtown Denver that contribute to an economically healthy, growing, and vital center city at the Downtown Denver Awards, sponsored by Polsinelli. The honorees, selected by a jury of key business leaders convened by the Downtown Denver Partnership, are businesses, …


Confluence Establish Digital Studio in Denver

Nationally recognized landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm Confluence have created a dedicated digital studio, led by Justin Clark and Daniel Tal, FASLA, out of the firm’s Denver office. The new studio, which will serve all nine Confluence offices nationally, will help bring projects to life with detailed digital 3D …


The Neenan Company Completes Global Schools Mapleton Arts Center

The Neenan Company, a fully integrated design-build firm based in Colorado, has completed Mapleton Public Schools’ Global Schools project. The metro Denver project features the school district’s International Baccalaureate (IB) authorized family of schools – separated into three schools – plus the district’s Mapleton Arts Center. Located at the district’s …


Kephart Designs New Residential Project in Winter Park

By Josh Thomas, KEPHART project manager KEPHART is driven by the belief that everyone deserves a well-designed place to live, work, and play. We fulfill that mission by creating residential communities that employ thoughtful and practical design solutions. One recent project stands out as both a new residential opportunity and a promising indicator …


Holyoke Junior and Senior High School Improvements

Howell Construction, a locally owned, full-service general contracting firm, has completed improvements to the Holyoke School District Junior/Senior High School. Howell was hired as design-builder for the BEST grant project. Partnered with Wold Architects and Engineers, the project team received Notice to Proceed with design work in mid-January 2021 and completed all …


Transformation of a 1938 Building Brings the Farm to the Urban Table

By: Amanda Johnson, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP OZ Architecture | Principal The renovation taking place at 2401 Larimer St. is not your average office or retail conversion. And the business going into the property is not your average tech startup. When it’s complete next year, this quirky 1938 building, often overlooked by passersby, …


John Norris Elevated to American Society of Landscape Architects’ Council of Fellows 

John Norris, FASLA of Norris Design, a pioneer who recognized the critical need to address water conservation and native landscape protection well before they became best practices, is one of 35 members inducted into the Council of Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects.   The American Society of Landscape …


Venture Architecture Designs Revolutionary New Academic Building for International School of Denver

The International School of Denver’s newest academic facility, The Mary Louise Evans Building, recently celebrated its grand opening. Designed by Venture Architecture, in close coordination with the school’s community, the new 40,000-square-foot facility will serve as a hub for the entire ISDenver community, providing a new learning center as well …


RTA Architects Receives National Recognition from the Association for Learning Environments

RTA Architects, an award-winning Colorado Springs-based architectural and interior design firm, was recently recognized with an LEsolutions Planning and Design Award from the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), one of the Association’s highest honors, for its design of the Lake City Community School (Hinsdale County School District RE-1, Lake City, …


Hines Achieves WELL Health + Safety for Over 100 Properties

Hines, the international real estate firm, has earned WELL Health-Safety Rating labels for over 100 of its properties, representing 42 million net rentable square feet across its portfolio. Created by the International WELL Building Institute ™ (IWBI ™), the WELL Health-Safety Rating is an evidence-based, third-party verified rating that recognizes …