Tag Archive: remodel

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.

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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.

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

Staying Cool – The Passive Options

A summer of frequent 100-plus degree days underlines the need for cooling strategies. Turning on the air conditioner, evaporative cooler, or even the electric fans should be the last resort. Here are some… Continue reading

What does Green look like?

Every new house and remodel can be Green. Don’t hesitate to add sustainable features to your project. Green comes in every shade and style. Enhanced by clerestory day-lighting throughout, this house earns 5… Continue reading

Golden Leaves Falling

Golden leaves falling on freshly finished concrete patio Pouring a slab isn’t as easy as pouring a slab. For best results, a concrete slab should be planned, designed, and engineered. “It can be… Continue reading

Summer Sun and the MidMod Renewal

Colorado’s high-altitude summer sun ripens our gardens’ tomatoes and orchard peaches. The dry air and cool evenings help bring these to plump perfection in August. But unless it is properly controlled, the abundant… Continue reading

Feature Remodel

As seen in the current issue of Boulder County Home and Garden (Spring 2011) Feature Remodel: The Modern (Not Massive) Ranch – Click on the images to read more Excerpt: This ranch home… Continue reading