Joseph Vigil IV

W8 team

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  • Stanley Marketplace, Aurora, CO

  • Spring Creek at Prairie Village, Longmont, CO

  • 1365 Norwood, Boulder, CO photo credit: Daniel O’Connor

  • Paisano Green Community, El Paso, TX photo credit: Jesse Ramirez

  • Hickory House, Boulder, CO photo credit: Ron Pollard

architect / founding partner
Joseph Vigil has been working in the field of architecture since 1994 and is an expert in energy efficiency, NetZero energy and high-performance architecture. His diverse design experience includes multifamily, commercial, and single-family residential. Joseph’s forward-thinking approach ensures projects with lasting appeal and comfort, while his construction trades background promotes efficient designs.
education & certifications
ROME SUMMER PROGRAM University of Colorado, Denver, 1991
BA ENVD University of Colorado at Boulder, 1990
AIA Denver 2030 Training, 2011
Green Advantage Certified Practitioner, 2007
Green Point Building Professional, 2000
community service
AIA Northern Colorado Chapter Board of Directors, 2009 to present (Board President 2011)
Freedom by Design Mentor, 2011-present
CU Boulder School of Environmental Design Guest Juror, 2006 to Present
Construction Trades Program, Arapahoe Ridge High School Advisory Committee, 2005 to 2010
University Hill Elementary School Improvement Team, 2006 to 2011
Colorado Green Building Guild Founding Member (Board President in 2008), 2003 to 2009
honors
AIA Colorado North Architect of the Year, 2012
National Green Design Competition Winner, 2010
presentations
Exemplary Remodel Case Studies — Boulder County’s Green Building Conference 2008
Rehab it Right: Plan for Sustainability — Housing Colorado NOW Conference 2007
professional experience
WORKSHOP8 architecture | planning | design, Boulder CO    Founding Partner / Architect, 2010 to Present
VaST high-performance architecture and green design, Boulder CO     President / Architect, 2000 to 2010
EDGE Architecture, Boulder CO    Project Designer / Manager, 2000
Manning Architects, Boulder CO    Partner / Project Designer, 1996 to 2000
Richey & Lancashire, Boulder/Denver CO    Intern Architect, 1994 to 1996
select past projects
Johnson & Wales College Treat Hall Adaptive Reuse, Denver CO
Austin School for the Deaf Renovation, Vermont
Children’s House Preschool Addition, Boulder CO
Fire Station #7, Boulder CO
Boulder County Recycling Center, Boulder CO
Colorado Governor’s Visitor Center, Denver CO
Asbury Events Center, Denver CO
Southwest Lab, Boulder CO
Hanover Office Building, Boulder CO
2960 Center Green Court Office Building, Boulder CO
Gallop Industrial Building, Broomfield CO
North Metro Denver Realtor Association, Broomfield CO
Onizuka Memorial, Boulder CO
1129 Pearl (Crocs Building core and shell), Boulder CO
current projects
Mariposa Phase VI, Denver CO
Jamestown Fire Station, Jamestown CO
Spring Creek at Prairie Village, Longmont CO
Stanley Marketplace, Aurora CO