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Historic Evans School to be Redeveloped

NAI Shames Makovsky announced this week the two-part sale of the long-dormant Evans School located at 1115 Acoma Street, Denver, consisting of a three-story, 46,467-square-foot historic school building and a 30,000-square-foot parking lot. Lennar Multifamily Communities, LLC  purchased the school and the parking lot for $18 million. Following that sale, …

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City of Denver to Select Design/Build Contractor for 16th Street Mall Project

Denver’s plan to reconstruct the 16th Street Mall recently took a major step forward, with the completion of the project’s environmental phase. The City and County of Denver and project partners the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Regional Transportation District (RTD), Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA), and Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP) …

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Transforming the Experience of Project Work with Lean

By Susan Pratt Reinhardt, AIA, associate principal, Lean Project Consulting, Inc. A construction project is an organization composed of approximately 600 individual companies (including suppliers) with separate contracts, fees and scopes of work, invented to build a single, very expensive product that is then instantly disbanded. It should be no surprise that …

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USGBC Launches New Data-driven Tool for Green Buildings

Today, at the annual Greenbuild conference in Atlanta, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched Insight, a new data-driven tool that highlights building project design features that can lead to better performance. Insight is available as a feature of the Arc platform and provides information on the design attributes of …

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Denver’s Elements Merges with 3DIdentity to Elevate Branding & Experiential Design Capabilities

elements, a leading integrated interiors partner focused on human-centric design and place-making, has joined forces with Denver-based branding and experiential graphic design firm 3DIdentity (3DID). The combination will allow elements to offer more comprehensive services and expertise. 3DIdentity is the second company to join elements in 2019. Earlier this year, elements acquired ArtPro, which significantly expanded the …

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OZ Architecture to Design Mixed-use Development at Keystone Resort

A new mixed-use development, designed by Denver-based OZ Architecture, is slated to transform an undeveloped tract of land at the River Run base area of Summit County’s Keystone Resort. On the drawing board for more than two decades, the One River Run project is the first major development addition to …

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Colorado Acoustical Consulting Firm Improves Sound at Mission Ballroom

DL Adams Associates recently completed acoustical consulting services and used computer modeling software to optimize the acoustic performance in the new Mission Ballroom in RiNo. The Mission, a 3,950 capacity, state-of-the-art venue, featuring a first-of-its-kind flexible stage, allowing for a capacity ranging from the max 3,950 down to a more …

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Denver Art Museum to Begin Phased Campus Opening Spring 2020

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that three floors of art galleries, learning and gathering spaces, a restaurant and cafe in its renovated Lanny and Sharon Martin Building and new Anna and John J. Sie Welcome Center will open to the public on June 6, 2020. The June 2020 …

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ACEC Colorado Announces 2020 Engineering Excellence Award Winners

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC Colorado) honored 21 Colorado consulting engineering firms’ design and research projects during its Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) Luncheon on Nov. 4 at Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek. The ACEC Colorado EEA program annually recognizes consulting engineering firms for projects that …

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AIA Practice and Design Conference: Designing for a Healthy Future

By Katie Rapone, editor The annual AIA Practice + Design Conference gathers more than 600 architects and design professionals from across the state for education and networking. This year’s event, held October 31-November 2 in Breckenridge, explored the future of architecture through AIA’s theme, Future Forward. Rapid changes in the environment, …

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