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chicken coop porn

chicken coop porn! I don’t know about you guys, but over here at WORKSHOP8, we have all been crazy busy this summer! Crazy busy in the best way possible–working with awesome clients on really cool projects, and occasionally taking some vacation time here and there. I recently took a quick trip home to Pennsylvania to […]

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my grama and your grama

Colorado State Symbols On July 8th Chelsea blogged about her research into WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots) for the design of one of the restrooms at the Stanley Marketplace. That got me thinking that I should tell you about my research into Colorado state symbols for two commissioned art pieces that I’ve been working on for […]

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WASPs in the bathroom!

Women Airforce Service Pilots WORKSHOP8 has been working on an awesome adaptive reuse project, Stanley Marketplace, for awhile now. Since I started at WORKSHOP8, I have been working on creative and fun concepts for the restrooms in the Marketplace (you may remember the Party in the Potty blog post). As I was doing research on […]

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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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