Category Archive: Energy and sustainability

Good design featured (again)

The work of Lawrence and Gomez Architects has been featured on Houzz.com once again. This time it is in an article that highlights well-designed bathrooms with a 100 sf footprint. This bathroom, which… Continue reading

Ultimate Green Team

From 5280 Home Spring 2016 edition by Patrick Doyle “We assembled the ultimate green team for advice on how to make your home more efficient.” That team includes Juana Gomez of Lawrence and… Continue reading

Spruce House on Boulder Green Home Tour

The purpose of the Boulder Green Home Tour is to highlight some of the most innovative green building projects in Boulder and to help promote the collaborative exchange of ideas on green building… Continue reading

Passive House Consultant

Juana Gómez is a Certified Passive House Consultant, only one of a handful of architects in Colorado and nationwide with this credential. The certification in highly energy-efficient building design completes a rigorous training… Continue reading

Guaranty Bank changes hands

This summer marks the 10th anniversary of the new Baseline Guaranty Bank building. It is now Key Bank at the south end of the new pedestrian underpass at Baseline and Broadway. Happy Anniversary!… Continue reading

Take a look at new LEED web site

The design team anticipates a rating of LEED Platinum for this new house under construction at 420 Spruce Street in Boulder, Colorado.  LEED is the U.S. Green Building Council’s rating system for buildings.… Continue reading

………….Tiny House Summer

Gently placed in a mature aspen grove among the columbines, a little mountain getaway provides year-round comfort for two families. Who knew when this little cabin was built, that Tiny House would become… Continue reading

Ancient passive house construction

About one thousand years ago, the Taos Pueblo established a town using massive adobe masonry walls. Nowadays, one-hundred fifty people still live here, twenty of them year-round. Cooling comes from keeping the heat… Continue reading

Give me that Mid.Mod religion

Chapels, small churches, and additions scattered throughout Boulder reflect a town population growing in the mid-century. Concrete structures Folded roofs Unique shapes Abstract art in traditional stained glass New materials

……………………….Net ZERO

At the Boulder Reservoir Gateway, the new entryway kiosks produce more electricity than they consume, making these Net Zero buildings. Namaste Solar installed a 9.81 kW array of 30 photovoltaic panels. The project… Continue reading