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Mid-Century Modern in Boulder talk, Boulder edition

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  On Wednesday, February 17th, as part of the City of Boulder’s Landmarks Board and Preservation Program Lecture and Film Series, a talk will be given highlighting some of the amazing mid-century modern buildings built in Boulder between 1950 and 1970.  This was a vibrant time for the development of the city with the population […]

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South Boulder project included in Boulder Green Homes Tour

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Our recently completed collaboration with ACI design:build, the Bacus Residence in South Boulder, will be one of the participating sites on the Boulder Green Home Tour.  The tour is Saturday, September 25th and gives the public access to 11 residential projects around Boulder that utilize advanced green building techniques and creative sustainability approaches. More information […]

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In the studio: new house project in Portland, Oregon

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modeling, old school

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I’ve been spending a lot of time recently up in the loft of our office where we have a somewhat messy and chaotic work table where we make models. I often find myself spending entirely too much time making physical models of the designs I am working on.  Not that this is time wasted, but […]

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shadow plans

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  These are shadow plans of buildings currently in design, construction or already built by M. Gerwing Architects and ACI design:build.  The shadow plan is an interesting tool for architects. We used to make these by drawing the roof plan and projecting the shadows for a selected day and time.  These images are made from […]

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Boulder’s Embattled Historic Bandshell

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Every ten years or so, our local city government, the City Council and some folks in the Planning Department, get the notion that the downtown civic area needs to be revitalized.  So Master Plans are created, consultants are hired, public meeting are held and more often than not, the public has clearly expressed the desire […]

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