AIA: Architects Release First White Paper on Materials Transparency & Risk

View here The AIA took its first step in promoting guidance on materials transparency in the newly published white paper. The goal is to provide architects more information about what actually goes into a building and the environmental impacts on the end-users. Photo credit: Pixabay


Pinkard Construction Celebrates Grand Opening of Villagio of Broomfield Memory Care

Broomfield, CO — Pinkard Construction, with Blackwood Development and Choice Capital Partners, celebrated the grand opening of the newest Villagio Senior Living community in Broomfield, CO. The project is a  43,000 square foot, 51-unit ”Memory Care Continuum” designed by utilizing the latest in resident care philosophies and environmental design. Believing that …


Downtown Denver Partnership Honors Six Transformational Projects at 55th Annual Downtown Denver Awards

Denver, CO – The Downtown Denver Partnership presented six awards last night to transformational projects in Downtown Denver that contribute to an economically healthy, growing and vital center city at the 55th Annual Downtown Denver Awards Dinner, presented by Polsinelli. The honorees, selected by a jury of key business leaders …


Sneak Peek: Rocky Mountain Green 2016

With 500 expected attendees and a range of the latest green building specialists providing an outlook on Colorado’s emerging international status, the Rocky Mountain Green Conference stands to provide not only a networking opportunity but a learning environment regarding the changing landscape in Colorado. By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, …


2016 Downtown Denver Prototyping Festival, Open Call for Projects to Support Strengthening Vitality of the 16th Street Mall

Attend tonight’s information session on April 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at The Commons on Champa (1245 Champa St., Denver) on the Prototyping Festival, Meet in the Street, and other opportunities to support strategic planning efforts for Downtown including The Next Stage and The Outdoor Downtown. Denver, CO – The …


Celebrate Colorado Architecture This Month

April is a month-long celebration to share with the public how AIA Colorado members design our communities, shape our region and provide value through innovative design solutions. Denver, CO – The American Institute of Architects Colorado Chapter (AIA Colorado) proudly announces April as Colorado Architecture Month. There are over 3,200 …


Local Acoustics Founding Principal Inducted SCN Hall of Fame

Denver, CO — Deb Britton, CEO and Founding Principal of K2, was recently inducted into the Systems Contractor News (SCN) Fifth Annual Hall of Fame as one of 12 inductees. SCN honors integrators, consultants, and inventors who lead the audiovisual industry in innovation and creative design. Britton was recognized for …


Open Office Space Acoustical Trends

By Deb Britton, CTS, Principal and Founder K2  As open office space trends continue to evolve, design and construction teams must account for the various issues these spaces create in order to meet owner’s goals and satisfy end-users.  Understanding these demands for open offices and the resulting solutions necessary to …


Craig Hospital’s $90 million Expansion & Renovation Nears Completion

Englewood, CO—With initial planning begun in winter of 2012 and a target completion date set for late 2016, Craig Hospital’s $90 million expansion and renovation is nearing its conclusion. The Hospital recently announced that it has exceeded its $68 million fundraising target by $5 million. The success of the Craig …

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SBEC Selected for CU Denver North Classroom Renovation

Shaffer Baucom Engineering & Consulting (SBEC) has been selected as the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer to renovate for University of Colorado Denver’s iconic North Classroom Building Renovation estimated at nearly $30,000,000 construction costs. The project will renovate 115,000 gsf of the main atrium including 34 general assignment classrooms to provide …