Denver-Based Landscape Architecture Firm Receives Innovation by Design Award

Denver-based landscape architecture firm Civitas’ project Central Commons Park is the recipient of a 2023 Innovation by Design Award in the urban design category. Central Commons Park was designed to be an “every season park” – it includes splash pads which are great to cool off in the summer, and …


R+B Named a Member of the PSMJ 2023 Circle of Excellence

Rowland+Broughton has been named to the exclusive Professional Services Management Journal’s (PSMJ) 2023 Circle of Excellence. This marks the firm’s eleventh year on the listing, which recognizes successfully managed architecture and engineering firms demonstrating outstanding achievements in staff growth, cash flow, productivity, business development, overhead management, profitability, and turnover. The …


High Plains Library Innovation Center Opens in Greeley (PHOTOS)

GH Phipps and the High Plains Library District recently celebrated the grand opening of the Library Innovation Center (LINC) in Greeley. The $23 million, 64,000-square-foot addition and renovation includes industrial space, wet/dry arts bays, an industrial room, a recording studio, and maker spaces that promote hands-on inquiry, problem-solving, and lifelong …

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Workforce Housing Community Breaks Ground in the Vail Valley

Following several failed attempts by other developers to produce a feasible plan for attainable workforce housing in the Vail Valley, Peritus Ventures has broken ground on Siena Lake, a nearly 600-unit project comprising detached single-family homes as well as multi-level townhomes. With 25 years of experience designing both single- and …


Repurposing Tech Real Estate In Colorado

By Barry DiRaimondo, SteelWave LLC cofounder, CEO & chairman, and Peter Llorente, Steelwave senior managing director of acquisitions and development According to the Computing Technology Industry Association, tech employment in Colorado increased by over 10,000 net new jobs in 2022 and is expected to grow by nearly 9,000 net new tech jobs …


The Westin Riverfront Announces Exciting New Renovation Project

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon, Vail Valley has launched an extensive renovation called “The Next Chapter” that will be completed by winter 2024 – including a guestroom refresh, the creation of a new Adventure Center with activity concierge and the Vail Valley’s first rooftop bar. Named one of …


ASPENX Retail Project Receives IIDA Best Award

Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design is excited to share that its ASPENX retail project recently received a Best Award in the Retail Category from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Rocky Mountain Chapter. The IIDA Best Awards, a design excellence awards program that celebrates brilliantly executed spaces …

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Beyond the Essentials: Designing Resorts in Mountain Environments

Rebecca Stone, principal at OZ Architecture, leads the Resorts + Hospitality practice, designing some of the most high-profile resorts and private retreats in the country, including the award-winning Lone Rock Retreat in Bailey, the Viceroy Snowmass in Aspen and Kindred in Keystone, Colorado, and Oasis at Death Valley in Death Valley, California. Mile High …

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Q&A with LS Group Partner and Principal Sarah Erickson, IALD Professional

Founded in 2008 in the Roaring Fork Valley, LS Group is an established lighting design firm with expertise that spans project types, scales, and geographies. The firm is proud to be a certified women-owned business. Sarah Erickson, principal/partner, IALD professional, has a demonstrated history of working in the architecture and …

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Mile High Trendy Office: Fire & Police Pension Association (PHOTOS)

Elsy Studios, a Denver-based commercial interior design firm dedicated to delivering customized environments at any scale, recently had the pleasure of working with the Fire & Police Pension Association (FPPA) to relocate their office space to 7979 E Tufts, Denver. The Fire & Police Pension Association is an organization that …