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collecting rain water in colorado

jump on the barrel wagon! Background Before this summer, if you lived in Colorado and collected and used rainwater at your own home, you were a CRIMINAL! That’s right, seems silly, but there’s probably a fair amount of us who have been breaking the law [Like Joseph’s mother in Lyons, gasp!]. That’s what you get […]

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conceptual transformation

The Caterpillar Club “Life Depends on a Silken Thread” and a good cocktail. You may know about our adaptive reuse project called The Stanley Marketplace at the site of the former Stanley Aviation building, but I want to tell you about the conceptual design for a mid-century modern speakeasy inside the marketplace called The Caterpillar Club. For background information […]

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what’s in a name?

HOW WE NAME BUILDINGS from left to right: Carmen Joseph Vigil III, Carmen Joseph Vigil V, Carmen Joseph Vigil II, and Carmen Joseph Vigil IV MY NAME I have one of the most awesome names in the universe. . . Velvet Brandy Delicia LeMae. My mom gets credit for the first three. She told me […]

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fireproof and on budget

my trip to DC’s National Building Museum From April 6th to the 12th, my wife, Melanie, and I decided to take a vacation to see our Nation’s capitol. My initial plan included a list of about a million places to visit. Unfortunately or fortunately, there is so much to see and do in Washington D.C. that […]

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91 days.

let the adventure begin “It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn. Maybe […]

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hope you enjoyed mother’s day

this one goes out to all you workin’ moms This is the best photo I could get of us today. Yesterday my daughter turned 15. She is an only child. She is smart, and cute, and funny. She’s a good kid in that she doesn’t party and she takes school fairly seriously. She’s not into […]

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be my guest

15th Street Design District Party 2016 just 11 days away Friday, April 29 5 to 8pm 15th Street in Boulder between Canyon and Arapahoe  Let us know if you are coming. Be my guest and party at the 15th Street Design District annual district crawl! Attendees are welcomed to visit the 15th Street Design District companies who open their doors […]

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having fun with animation

we love learning new stuff Back in February I showed off some cool renderings we did in-house just because we like to do stuff like that (yep, even when we don’t get paid. . . it is actually sort of a problem in our industry, but that is a story for another day). Today I […]

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