28 MAY 20 | COVID WORKIVERSARIES

VIRTUAL CHEERS TO OUR AMAZING STAFF! Due to COVID-19, the W8 crew has been working at home since March. We’ve gotten used to some factors of working remotely, but NOT the fact that we can’t celebrate milestones the proper W8 way – drinks on the porch!! So, we’ve got some past & upcoming workiversaries to […]

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18 APR 20 | Wind Wizards

Wind Engineering on the Gateways Have you ever heard of Wind Engineering for pedestrian wind comfort and safety? Not to throw myself under the bus here, but analyzing wind on how it can affect users’ experience of a building was a new concept for me up until the Denver Housing Authority reached out to SOH […]

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28 MAR 20 | Social Distancing

MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER WE ARE ESSENTIAL Just like most of the country, Colorado is under a “Stay at Home Order,” and last week almost everyone came into the studio and grabbed their computers and their second monitors — a couple of people even took their desk chairs — so that they could set […]

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08 MAR 20 | FEMALE TRAILBLAZERS

March is Women’s History Month! It’s that time of year again when we celebrate all the boss-ladies killing the game in the design industry. From architecture and interior design to public art, furniture design, graphic design and beyond, we thank all the female pioneers serving as role models for the future generations of aspiring female […]

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18 JAN 20 | W8 VISION

8 Values > 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 | VISION The WORKSHOP8 vision is to “Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through gr8 design.”  *(clears throat)* WE INTERRUPT THIS BLOG POST […]

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28 DEC 19 | VIABILITY

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 8 | VIABILITY We define VIABILITY as “addressing the aesthetic, sustainable, and […]

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18 DEC 19 | SUSTAINABILITY

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 7 | SUSTAINABILITY We define SUSTAINABILITY as “implementing the highest quality green, energy-efficient, […]

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08 DEC 19 | PASSION

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 6 | PASSION We define PASSION as “approaching each project with unbounded enthusiasm, […]

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28 NOV 19 | HAPPY THANKSGIVING

A SPECIAL THANKS THANK YOU to our clients, consultants, and contractors, helping to bring projects to fruition to better our communities. Thanks for all that you do. clients The University of Colorado Boulder | Housing and Dining Services Unison Housing Partners Windsor Housing Authority Loveland Housing Authority Denver Housing Authority Longmont Housing Development Corporation Town […]

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18 NOV 19 | LEADERSHIP

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 5 | LEADERSHIP We define LEADERSHIP as “creating work worthy of identification by […]

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08 NOV 19 | INTEGRITY

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 4 | INTEGRITY We define INTEGRITY as “being open, honest, and forthright in […]

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28 OCT 19 | 15SDD OPEN HOUSES

COME SEE BOULDER’S DESIGN DISTRICT! Here at Boulder’s 15th Street Design District, we love to have fun while supporting a great cause. On November 13th, WORKSHOP8 will be joining neighboring studios in opening our doors and welcoming all visitors to check out where all the creative magic happens. Our friends across the street at  HMH […]

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18 OCT 19 | WE LOVE PUBLIC ART!

DID YOU KNOW? WORKSHOP8 provides corporate and public art design!  In fact, when a client comes to us in the midst of a project and asks for an original art piece for either the interior or exterior of their building, we nearly can’t contain our excitement. Currently, we’re working on a 36-foot interior mobile that […]

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28 SEPT 19 | MEET OUR NEW FRIENDS

MEET SYDNEY & OMAR! The latest Architectural Designers to join the W8 Family. OMAR DE LA MORA Background Omar grew up surrounded by people of many different backgrounds, and thanks to this he has learned to embrace diversity. Relocating from L.A. County to southern Mexico, and finally, to central Texas, Omar has been exposed to […]

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08 SEPT 19 | ARCHITECTS IN HARD HATS

W8 Habitat for Humanity Day! This year for International WORKSHOP8 Day, the WORKSHOP8 team took a day away from the studio to volunteer with the Flatirons Habitat for Humanity crew on site of one of their new builds. Located on Valmont Road, we helped to piece together a triplex! It felt great being out in […]

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28 AUG 19 | MONTH OF MODERN

Month of Modern is Almost Here! Fall is, somewhat, in the air and that means that Month of Modern is just around the corner! Throughout the month of September, our neighbors at HMH Architecture + Interiors will be hosting fabulous, industry-specific events throughout downtown Boulder. WORKSHOP8’s very own Ivan Patino and Brandy LeMae will be […]

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18 AUG 19 | ARTS STREET

Introducing Arts Street @ YEA Arts Street is a non-profit organization that we have had the pleasure of coordinating with on three of our projects: Gateway North, Gateway South, and The Aerie Apartments. Founded in 1995, Arts Street’s mission is to help low-income, high-risk youth channel their artistic talents into professional activities. Their programming encourages […]

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