what can you make, what can you create?

Are you an artist, teacher, or craftsperson with an interest in using unique reclaimed materials? WORKSHOP8 is cleaning out the basement and giving away architecture material samples with the hope that you can reuse them! We are challenging you to come and take some for your project; perhaps make a hanging art piece, a decorative sculpture, or maybe a more […]

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rebuilding jamestown

Last week Joseph posted about Lycra and Lyons to advocate for the Cyclist4Lyons event happening THIS weekend in Lyons Bohn Park (music, bike riding and beer – what more do you need?!). Today, we will reflect on the 2013 floods that affected so many of our surrounding Colorado towns and tell you about one of our current projects: The Jamestown Volunteer […]

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lyons and lycra

The one year anniversary of the floods that devastated numerous communities in Colorado is a couple weeks away. The storm waters destroyed homes, roads, trees and took human lives. One of the communities that was most affected was the Town of Lyons. The Town of Lyons after the September 2013 floods. Photo from the Times Union. […]

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SUMMER IS. . . coming down September 8th

All good things must come to an end and unfortunately, that includes summer. We will be de-installing our SUMMER IS. . . public art installation on September 8th. However, you still have time to make summer last! The platforms, stools, and t-shirts from the installation are all for sale! Delivery to your home is free […]

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cracking the walnut

2037 Walnut is one of the first projects I was involved in at WORKSHOP8. The 26-unit, courtyard-style apartment building, which is owned and managed by Element Properties, was built in the early 1980s and in need of repair and remodeling. Before… As you can see in the existing condition photos, the building was a bit […]

welcome kate!

We just keep growing! Last week I blogged about our new student intern, Adam Meis, now I want to tell you about Kate. After our beloved interior design partner, Ulla Lange, moved back to her home country of Finland in the Spring, we had a hole in our interiors department. That is why I’m super excited to […]

welcome adam!

When Graham Bowman joined us full-time after graduation, we needed a new student intern to haze and Adam Meis was game for the job. He was no stranger to WORKSHOP8 since in the past year, Adam did contract work for us building models. But now he has become an official member of the team! Adam will be […]