Tag Archive: architecture

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

………….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

……………………….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

Modern as The Greenest Building

The Mid-century Modern addition and restoration continues this summer. We are investigating the possibility and relative merits of a thermal solar system and/or a photovoltaic array. This house was also featured recently in… Continue reading

Hard bid, the best price for your project?

How do you get the best price for your project? It might seem that a “hard bid” or “fixed cost” will give you the best deal, but this method comes with many caveats.… Continue reading

Warmth of wood-burning fireplaces

Fall and winter get us thinking about evenings curled up with a book or playing a game of Pictionary with the family. Pair these activities with the crackle of a fire. You won’t… Continue reading

Show Your Intention

This week Houzz.com features a project by Lawrence and Gómez Architects in their article Know Your House: Interior Door Parts and Styles. “There’s so much more to a door than just the plain… Continue reading

Twelve Days in NYC

Early this month Juana Gómez of Lawrence and Gómez Architects traveled to New York City for a certification training in passive building design. The course took place at Parsons New School’s 5th Avenue… Continue reading

Rawhide and Cosmos and Vista

Rawhide is the name of the 6 X 24 textured porcelain floor tile in this bathroom. Thank you to all those who visited the projects on the I Have A Dream house tour… Continue reading