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 […]

permit in hand!

Building permit for Mariposa Phase VI has been received and the project will break ground in July, with an expected completion date of August 7th, 2015. I can’t wait to see the project start going up, that is the most fun part of my job! The $16.000,000 building will house 94 residential units and 2,200 SF of commercial space, […]

SUMMER IS. . . the story

  “SUMMER IS. . .“, WORKSHOP8′s first art installation, is up at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)! We wrote about the DAM’s call for proposals and our pitch back in February and I asked you all to be my “summer lover” in May (which you can still do)! In case you missed it, here’s a fun-sized photo-packed version of the story: […]

it’s raining awards

Summer has arrived and we’ve kicked it off in style! Alex, Gaby, and Graham have all graduated from CU Environmental Design!  This summer, Alex will TA a class in La Paz Mexico before starting his graduate studies at UC Denver. Gaby is taking time to recuperate from four years of hard work at architecture school. […]

be my summer lover!

I am thrilled to announce that WORKSHOP8’s “SUMMER IS. . .” concept was selected as the Denver Art Museum’s 2014 summer installation and I’m hoping you’ll join our “summer camp”. SUMMER IS. . .  is a collaboration between WORKSHOP8 & Blue Spruce Design & Construction. Find out more at We’ll be installing on May 30th and 31st. […]

green tenant improvements

You probably know that WORKSHOP8 has been recognized nationally for both its residential and multi-family design, but did you know that we also offer tenant improvement design services for office, restaurant, and retail businesses? clients include: boulder b-cycles center for resource conservation cloud 7, llc colorado office of the governor concrete revolution crave.real burgers david […]