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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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Environmental Designs Receives 2 National Awards of Excellence

Environmental Designs, a landscape company that serves clients throughout the Rocky Mountain Region, has been awarded two Awards of Excellence – Silver for Landscape Management and Silver for Design/Build by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. The Design/Build award-winning project, Bell Summit at Flatirons, an apartment community in Broomfield, featured a …

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Tourism & Population Growth Shift Ski Country Development

By Elena Scott, LEED AP — Norris Design principal, Frisco office. Colorado has seen a consistent boost in tourism growth since 2009 and 2019 is shaping up to exceed the record once again. The Colorado Tourism Office boasted a record 86.2 million travelers and $22.3 billion in traveler spending in …

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Transforming a Complicated Site into Improved Guest Experiences

By Becky Zimmermann, president of Design Workshop. From a real estate and construction perspective, the redevelopment of the Zephyr Plaza at Winter Park Resort doesn’t get much more complicated. The plaza was originally constructed in 1999, as part of the base area development that included the Zephyr Mountain Lodge (230 condominium units) and …

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Colorado Commercial Landscape Companies Combine

Metco Landscape (“Metco”), a portfolio company of Westhook Capital and leading provider of commercial landscape services in Colorado, has acquired PGM Inc., a premier provider of commercial landscape maintenance services in Colorado Springs. PGM’s Founder and President Dan Pohja will continue to lead PGM. Financial Terms of the transaction were …

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