EVstudio Participated in the Milender White Construction Co. 10th Annual Charitable Golf Tournament

August 23, 2009

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EVstudio participated in Milender White’s golf charity event at Fox Hollow Golf Club.  We are happy to be a part of a charity that raised over $30,000 for various children charities.  Unfortunately, our team of Greg Arbour with KLG, Carl Boone and Justin Boone with CandL Development and Jim Houlette with EVstudio came in last place and earned the ‘OOPS’ prize.  But we had a great time and we look forward to next year!

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2009 AIA Denver Design Awards Gala

August 18, 2009

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AIA Denver is hosting its Annual Award Gala on September 11th at the Pepsi Center. Bruce Fowle, FAIA is the jury chair this year.

This is my fourth year as chair of the AIA Denver Awards committee and the eighth year on the committee. I recently attended the awards jury in NYC and we’ve got some great winners.


EVstudio Course on Understanding the New Denver Zoning Code Approved for Real Estate Broker Continuing Education

August 5, 2009

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EVstudio has produced a course on what real estate brokers need to understand about the new Denver Zoning Code and form based codes in general. It has been approved by the State of Colorado for one hour of continuing education (CE).

Upon completion of the course, the real estate broker will:

  • Understand how a form based code differs from traditional zoning
  • Know the latest on the time line for adoption of the code
  • Be familiar with the seven neighborhood types
  • Understand the new naming conventions
  • Be familiar with the building forms
  • Understand the likely impacts and strategies for property owners

If you are buying or selling real estate in Denver, you should understand how the building code is changing, and you might as well get the hour of CE. Over the next few weeks we’ll be working with Realtor associations and real estate offices on offering this seminar to their members. We’ll also have a session put on by EVstudio.

For more information contact Sean by email or phone at 303.322.4964.


CNU Colorado Book “Colorado Urbanizing” for Sale

July 3, 2009

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CNU Colorado’s book “Colorado Urbanizing” is for sale on the CNU Colorado website. We also have a box in the EVstudio Denver office if you are interested in purchasing one.


EVstudio Offering Free Instruction on Blogging to Members of the Mailing List

May 19, 2009

EVstudio’s blog at evstudio.info has been up and running for a year. To celebrate the milestone we’re going to offer any of the members of our mailing list a free lesson on blogging and what we’ve learned. A blog might be the right choice for:

Driving traffic to your business website
Talking about the construction of your project
Getting leads online
Sharing your hobby with others
A quick, easy to create website
Promoting your ideas and opinions
Chronicling a vacation
Telling your family about your daily life
Fundraising for a non-profit or charity
Promoting or reporting on an event

These are the details. The offer is open to anyone who wants to learn about blogging and is on our mailing list. Depending on the number of interested people we’ll arrange several sessions led by Sean. We’ll also try to group people according to their particular blogging interest. Sean will walk you through the basics of setting up a wordpress.com free blog. Then we’ll talk about the basics of posting including links and images. Sean will also show you how to provide links to EVstudio which are highly appreciated. If you have a laptop that will be easier but we have some we can bring as well.

After a few weeks if people are enjoying blogging and have learned the basics we’ll offer another session that will cover more advanced topics like personalized web addresses, search engine optimization, tagging and categories, widgets and more media options. We’ve learned a lot in the last year and we can save you a lot of time.

Please email Sean at sean@evstudio.us if you’re interested and if you’re not already on the mailing list, include your information so that we can contact you.

Sometimes EV stands for “Extra Value”.  🙂


EVstudio and Colorado Architecture Month – Events Where You’ll Find Us

April 12, 2009

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This week (April 12-16) is the busiest week of Colorado Architecture Month. There are quite a number of events where you’ll find members of EVstudio including:

Tuesday, April 14
Denver How To Work With An Architect
Sean will be one of the featured speakers at this great event for people who haven’t previously worked with an architect. Beth Concha is on the Housing Committee that put it together.

Friday, April 17
Young Architects Awards Gala
Sean has been on this committee for 8 years and its a great event every year. We won a handful of awards last year.

Saturday, April 18
Denver Box City (for kids)
The Dalvit’s will be in attendance working to build a fantastic cardboard city in only a few hours.

Saturday, April 18
Doors Open Denver
Sean will be working the “Ask an Architect” booth at Union Station. Also, check out his work (at SBD) on the acoustical reflectors and the restaurant at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House that will be open for tours.


Colorado Architecture Month Calendar

March 20, 2009

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April is Colorado Architecture Month. AIA Colorado along with the state’s local chapters host a series of events throughout April. In the past we’ve only had a week but it has been expanded to an entire month for 2009.

Check out the full calendar of events including Box City, Doors Open Denver, lectures, discussions and media events.