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flying high

Drones and Architecture flying high Yes, we’re in Colorado, no, we’re not talking about weed. We’re talking about drones! And architecture. Two of Ivan‘s favorite things (besides muscle cars, but that’s another blog for another day). A few weeks ago, when we were anticipating the opening of the Aerie, we were talking about how OUTRAGEOUSLY COOL […]

grand opening October 12th

spring creek I love starting new projects, but I get a ton of satisfaction out of seeing our projects come to fruition. Last week, on September 28th, our entire team attended the grand opening for DHA’s The Aerie. Next week, on October 12th, Longmont Housing Development Corporation’s Spring Creek will celebrate its grand opening, and you are invited! […]

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abstract realism

white walls Today I get to brag about a dear friend’s new artwork! Sarah McKenzie is a Boulder-based artist and her latest body of work, White Walls, is on view at David B Smith Gallery through October 8th. Sarah’s work is particularly relevant to a WORKSHOP8 blog because her paintings explore architectural space, turning it from a volume to be inhabited into a […]

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winter park dreamin’

CoBu house It’s Sunday night and I’ve been pondering for several days now what to blog about today. At first I thought maybe I’d tell you about a planning project we did for the Denver Housing Authority, but then I said to myself. . . “Hey, Brandy, it’s the weekend and you are writing a blog post while […]

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oh hey stanley!

Stanley Marketplace it’s getting there September 29th marks my two year anniversary date with WORKSHOP8 and I’ve been working on the Stanley Marketplace since my first day. I’ve had the honor of serving as the project and production manager, but it has been a real team effort. It’s been under construction for over a year, but […]

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it’s colombia not columbia

Emily Axtman’s 3 month sabbatical When I was leaving Cartagena, Colombia to come back to Colorado, I saw these t-shirts at the airport and thought they were pretty funny. I thought to myself, “Who thinks Colombia is spelled with a “u”??” Today, as I re-read my pre-travel blog-post, 91 days, I realized I am one […]

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introducing the Aerie

aerie: “a lofty nest of a big bird” “a house or fortress on a hill” It’s built! We’ve worked on all aspects of this project, from architecture to art and signage and interiors and furniture selection, pretty intensively for the past couple of years, and this baby, the Aerie, is finally ready for roosting! thanks for reading […]

all about that 8

Huzzah ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! It’s International WORKSHOP8 Day! 8/8. . .  the best day of the year is here again! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months, as well as share with you some things you […]

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