Tag Archive: design

Stair rail as design opportunity

After taking care of the code requirements for basic safety, go ahead and use the stair rails as a canvas for design. In the projects below, Boulder architect Juana Gómez creates unique pieces for… Continue reading

Boulder Library Commission

When interviewing for a seat on the Boulder Public Library Commission, Juana mentioned her work on the architectural team that designed the Denver Central Library.

Practical foyers and mud rooms

Gaining even 6″ in a tight foyer can make a big difference in how well it functions. Here are some examples of added, expanded, and new foyer and mud rooms.

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

………….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

……………………….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

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

as seen in food network

The current issue of foodNetwork Magazine’s Kitchens (October 2013) features this project in the “Now Trending” section (see below). And last week on Houzz this photo of The Meadow House was No. 1… 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