14 FEB 13 | W8 heart YOU

W8 GREETING / 14 February 2013



WORKSHOP8 is approaching its three year birthday. We owe our continued success to YOU — our clients, our potential clients, our consultants, our colleagues. . .  our friends. Thank you!

W8 wishes you the very sweetest 
Valentines Day 2013. Make it GR8

the WORKSHOP8 team:  Ali Gidfar, Arlo Schumann, Brandy LeMae, 
Joseph Vigil, jv DeSousa, and Ulla Lange

This is what made 2012 special for WORKSHOP8:

awards received

Joseph Vigil awarded Travel Scholarship by AIA Colorado to study multifamily housing in Japan
Joseph Vigil named AIA Colorado North Chapter Architect of the Year
Paisano Green Community receives AIA Design Award
W8’s design for Peachtree Canyon received third place in MFA Design Competition

recognition garnered

Brandy LeMae’s iPhone art included in Modern in Denver Magazine, Winter 2012
Paisano Green Community in Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, September 2012
Ulla Lange earned her LEED AP Homes Accreditation
WORKSHOP8 & Sustainably Built co-author HUD Energy Study

conferences attended

AIA Colorado Design and Practice Conference — Brandy LeMae, Joseph Vigil and Arlo SchumannHousing
Colorado NOW! Conference — jv DeSousa, Ulla Lange, Brandy LeMae and Joseph Vigil
International Council of Shopping Centers Conference in Scottsdale Arizona — Ali Gidfar
Leading Age Conference — Ulla Lange
Multifamily Executive Conference in Las Vegas — Joseph Vigil
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials National Conference in Nashville TN — jv DeSousa
New Mexico Governor’s Summit on Housing — jv DeSousa

places visited

Finland and France — Ulla Lange
San Francisco — Brandy LeMae and Joseph Vigil
Turkey — Ali Gidfar

giving back to the community

AIA Colorado North Chapter Board of Directors — Joseph Vigil & Arlo Schumann
BMoCA Board of Directors — Brandy LeMae
BMoCA Civic Center Task Force — Brandy LeMae, Ali Gidfar, and Joseph Vigil
Boulder Arts Commission — Brandy LeMae
Estes Park Housing Authority Charrette — jv DeSousa and Ulla Lange
Summit Middle School Trustees Committee — Ali Gidfar

Without clients who put trust in us, we wouldn’t be able to do what we love.
We had the privilege of working on the following projects in 2012:

commercial projects

ADA Compliance for Water World
Interior Signage for Blue Spruce Capital
Liquor Mart Facade Upgrade Visualization
Presidio Tenant Improvements
Red Hawk Event Center for Sierra Norte Land Holdings

multifamily projects

Crosstown Station Tax Credit Design for Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation
Foxdale Exterior Renovations for REL Management
Harvard Park Exterior Renovations for REL Management
S. Lowell Apartments Rehabilitation and Redevelopment for Denver Housing Authority
Timbers II Exterior Renovations for REL Management

residential projects

17th Street Residence Interior Design for BoulderZED
Beringer Residence Interior Design
Blazier/Mault Exterior Remodel and Landscape Improvements
Chalmers Residence Interior Design
Gallagher/Burwick Interior Design
Hill Residence Interior Design
Lester Residence
Lipan Remodel & Addition for Singletrack Builders
Mendel Residence Remodel
Palmos Residence Interior Design
Porter Residence
Tremblay Residence Feasibility Study
Young Residence Remodel & Interior Design

And thanks to the consultants and contractors who made WORKSHOP8’s 2012 projects even better:


delet, llc
Desert Elements Landscape Design
didier design studio
DMA Engineering
Gebau, Inc.
Gehring & Associates, Architectural Engineers
indigo landscape design
JVA Consulting Engineers
Latitude 39 Engineering & Development Consultants
LT engineering, LLC
Progress Building
Sustainably Built, LLC
Three Sixty Design


Cottonwood Custom Builders
Ellis Builds
Go Green Flooring
Jordan Woodworking
Narvaes Western Construction
Pinkard Construction
Singletrack Builders
Vaughn Paul Construction

V Brandy LeMae
managing partner