—Courtesy of Raul Garcia
Delineating spaces—without making rooms feel closed in—was the goal for architect E.J. Meade of Arch11 when he set out to design a townhome in Boulder. Inspired by traditional Japanese screens, he sketched an open staircase with a wooden lattice—only to have his client ask if there were a way he...
—Photography by David Lauer
Ten days after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged more than 18,000 acres and nearly 350 homes in June 2012, a retired Army couple spotted a slice of hope just south of Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods Club and Resort: an empty lot on a ridge looking west. The pair’s townhome had been reduced to ash...
A custom wood-and-steel pergola sets the stage for an outdoor dinner party at this Hilltop home.
—Photography by David Lauer
When Beau and Monique Wehrle were looking for a home to rent in Hilltop in 2012, they stumbled upon one of the city’s architectural gems: a stunning midcentury modern home designed by one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s students. The low-slung four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom house, designed in 1941 by Earl...
The 25th & Larimer development in RiNo hosts some of the city's hottest tenants, including Work & Class, Cart-Driver, and Topo Designs.
—Image courtesy of Gravitas Development Group
When Ryan Diggins, a commercial developer in Denver, started contemplating his next project a few years ago, he was keen on using old shipping containers to construct a modern mixed-use microspace on an empty lot in RiNo. Unfortunately, nobody had attempted such a complex in Colorado (How would it...
— Photography by Benjamin Rasmussen
Michael Bennet is late. He’s half-running, half-walking through the basement cafeteria of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, careening past congressional staffers and constituents, double-timing it to the United States Capitol building, where he’s scheduled to make a speech. “This is the shuffle...
—Plans for PearlWest, the office and retail project that will anchor the west end of Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall
Large-scale development opportunities are scarce in the zealously zoned People’s Republic. So when the Daily Camera’s exodus left a rare opening on Pearl Street, it was snapped up to make way for an exciting (and huge) newcomer: PearlWest, a modern retail and office space. The project, developed by...
—Shawn Mather (left) and Michael Moore of Tres Birds Workshop at LoHi’s Lumina apartment building
Front Range architects encounter a recurring conundrum: Clients want large, west-facing windows to enjoy the stunning Rocky Mountains, but those very same facades expose buildings to the blistering afternoon sun.
Michael Moore, principal and founder of Denver-based architecture firm Tres Birds...
—Illustrations by Daniel Ting Chong
Finding a skilled lawyer, like finding a great doctor, is usually something of a chore. After all, situations that require an attorney are rarely stress-free—you’re about to buy a house, sell your company, or get a divorce. And unfortunately, the myriad subspecialties of law mean that the attorney...