08 JAN 18 | Crazy 8

8 eights for January 8th 2019 I like taking photos of the number 8 and we like to show them to you for our first post of the year. If you are interested in past years you can see them here: 2015, 2017, & 2018. The 8s in this post come from a trip to Japan […]

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crank it forward

a cycling adventure  As you may know, I kind of like to ride bikes. You may also know I have spent some time on a few non-profit boards (CGBG and AIA). Well, I combined these two passions of mine and last November accepted a position on the Board of Directors of Cyclists 4 Community. Here […]

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crazy 8 | 2017

EIGHT EIGHTS FOR JANUARY 8th 2017 #1 Room number at the historic Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. You have to go to the top floor to see the art deco door numbers. #2 Bus stop 8, Willemstad Curacao. #3 Sofa cushions at the WORKSHOP8 studio. #4 Chalk art. #5 Irrigation tubing at the Aerie. #6 Hotel […]

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election day

THANKS FOR READING Here I am enjoying this year’s World Series with friends. Typically I root for the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies, but anyone who is a fan of baseball has been secretly rooting for the Chicago Cubs for years (unless you are a St. Louis fan, in which case you feel […]

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grand opening October 12th

spring creek I love starting new projects, but I get a ton of satisfaction out of seeing our projects come to fruition. Last week, on September 28th, our entire team attended the grand opening for DHA’s The Aerie. Next week, on October 12th, Longmont Housing Development Corporation’s Spring Creek will celebrate its grand opening, and you are invited! […]

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introducing the Aerie

aerie: “a lofty nest of a big bird” “a house or fortress on a hill” It’s built! We’ve worked on all aspects of this project, from architecture to art and signage and interiors and furniture selection, pretty intensively for the past couple of years, and this baby, the Aerie, is finally ready for roosting! thanks for reading […]

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today is the day

Whatta Man — a new series of pop art paintings by Velvet B. LeMae on exhibit January 8 to March 28, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION TODAY, 6 to 8 PM Mercury Framing 4692 Broadway Street Boulder, Colorado, 80304

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have a SIP!

No, that is not an ice cream sandwich, that is a SIP.  A Structural Insulated Panel that is used for floor, roof, and wall construction in residential and commercial buildings. My current home is constructed of SIP and I have designed several other homes and a small apartment building with them including:  The Courtyard House The Ghost House The […]

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crazy 8 | 2015

EIGHT EIGHTS FOR JANUARY 8th I like taking pictures of 8s. January 8th is exactly one week after New Year’s Day and two weeks after Christmas Day. It also happens to be my birthday. Wind blown debris from someone’s recycling bin. This is the “8” that kicked off the series. Food buzzer at mod market. . […]

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a cinderella-ish story

This month, the tale of WORKSHOP8 was featured on AIA Colorado’s blog, which is exciting for us! Of course you can read it on their blog, but we’ve posted it here just to make it even easier for you to enjoy. With pictures, so you don’t have to imagine as hard. The WORKSHOP8 Story In […]

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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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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, […]

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just say yes to the bike

When Amory Narvaes, with Narvaes Western Construction, asked if WORKSHOP8 was interested in helping James Waddell create new offices and bike-shop for Boulder B-cycle,  I immediately said “YES!” How could I say no, I love cycling and bikes. B-cycle is a great community bike-share non-profit organization in Boulder, Denver and over 28 cities around the USA, including locations in Hawaii and Alaska. B-cycle stations allow […]

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south lowell construction story

Work on the South Lowell Apartments Rehab and Redevelopment is coming to a close and I thought I’d share some construction photos with you. This has been a rewarding project for me because I was able to help transform an eye-sore of a building into a more functional, energy-efficient project with character and curb-appeal. It […]

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