Sustainability Requires Cultural Change
Before “sustainable design” came into our vernacular, structural engineering firms were focused on efficient designs with conventional materials.
Forge & Bow, Design-Build Firm
Annie and Jordan Obermann launched Forge & Bow, a design-build firm, as the number and complexity of their projects grew.
Sustainable Building Colorado Style
Colorado is home to many companies dedicated to providing sustainable materials. We spoke with three local companies about their products.
Building for the Future
The Geos Neighborhood, hyper-efficient passive homes in Arvada, features 28 net-zero-energy homes with no gas lines or even furnaces.
Built to Last: Historic Preservation
I wanted to know more about how its 1,500 registered historic properties and neighborhoods are navigating 21st century challenges.
First-floor Master Bedrooms
One “trend” has rapidly transformed into a home building staple—a first-floor master bedroom and ideally, a complementary bathroom.
Dignity and Design—The Aesthetics of Aging in Place
Every homebuyer wants and needs a comfortable home, safe for family and friends—but nothing that looks institutional.
Seeing Green—How Small Builders Stand Out with Sustainability
By 2022 the percentage of large and small firms using green standards on at least 90% of their jobs will be roughly equal.