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18 JAN 18 | Expect the Unexpected

Ancient Architecture This past Fall, my wife Melanie and I took off for a 2 week trip around Europe, making stops in Bulgaria to visit my parents and then Greece to cross off a lifelong bucket list item. It took me quite some time to organize my photos, but I’m excited share some really cool architecture that […]

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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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18 DEC 18 | Happy Holidays

 It’s the Hap-Happiest Season of All! There have been parties for hosting, wine glasses for toasting, and fabulous new Toby gear; It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Wishing you and your loved one the best of times this holiday season. Thanks for reading! Team Toby SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave […]

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08 DEC 18 | My Trip Around Europe

C’est La Vie! On my first trip to Europe, I managed to pack just about everything possible into two weeks in two countries. Here are some highlights of my trip! La Ville-Lumière To kick off the trip we spent the first 5 days (and nights) wandering the streets of the City of Light, drinking espresso […]

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28 NOV 18 | 2018 AIA Conference Highlights

Gold Nuggets from the 2018 AIA CO Conference On October 11th the W8 team headed to Keystone to attend the annual AIA Practice + Design Conference. I had to miss out, as I was in Chicago on my own architectural tour, but now it is 6 weeks later and I am still hearing stories and […]

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18 NOV 18 | We Painted a Mural!

Blue Bird with Triangles & Stripes This past September, as a part of the Boulder Creative Neighborhoods Mural Program hosted by Boulder Arts & Culture, WORKSHOP8 was chosen to paint another mural! Located at 19th & Quince Avenue in North Boulder, this program pairs artists with homeowners through a City-based public art program. Step 1: Create […]

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08 NOV 18 | INTRODUCING CESAR

WELCOME, CESAR Cesar Gellido joined the WORKSHOP8 team in August of 2018 and has since taken the lead as the Job Captain for the renovation of the Olin Hotel Apartments. BACKGROUND Cesar came to the U.S. following his childhood in the Philippines, where he was raised by a tight-knit extended family. Being raised in a […]

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28 OCT 18 | CONCRETE JUNGLES

Urban Markets I am returning to the office after a long weekend in Chicago and am still on a “city high.” The older I get the more admiration and respect I have for large cities. Amongst the many reasons, here are my top contenders: The close proximity to every place you’d want to be urges one […]

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18 OCT 18 | Meet Matthew

Welcome, Matthew! Matthew joined the WORKSHOP8 team in June of this year as an architectural designer. He is a proud Colorado native and recently graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree in environmental design and an emphasis in architecture. While he celebrates his undergraduate degree, he is making plans to continue his […]

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08 OCT 18 | Hey Mitch!

Welcome, Mitch! Welcome our newest team member, Mitch Deans! Mitch is the first in his family to be an aspiring architect, but he is not the first to devote his life to the field (his ancestors, being original Mormon pioneers, lived and died building the imposing grey temple that sits in the center of Salt […]

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28 SEPT 18 | Happy Anniversary Marcel!

Cheers! To The Real MVP No, not “Mowhawk Validation Person” or “Motor Vehicle Producer”, although fitting. Today marks the 4th year anniversary for Marcel, Vice President of WORKSHOP8! In celebration of his start date, let’s look back to celebrate his first day on the job here with WORKSHOP8. Project Manager Marcel is an integral member of […]

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18 AUG 18 | Design Never Stops

чему я научилась ат  WORKSHOP8 [ Translation ] What I learned at WORKSHOP8 In May 2018 I came to WORKSHOP8 to gain experience working as an architectural designer. Knowing it would be a short summer before the first year for my Master’s program would begin, WORKSHOP8 welcomed me with open arms and put me right […]

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8 AUG 18 | Celebr8te!

Hip Hip Hooray! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8/18 | It’s International WORKSHOP8 Day!  The best day of the year is here! As we celebrate another ring around the sun I wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months. Check out our portfolio of completed projects, projects […]

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28 JUL 18 | Ghost Images

Scanning The Olin Hotel Apartments The Olin Hotel In 1925 the Olin Hotel was one of Denver’s luxury hotels located in the historic neighborhoods of Capitol Hill. A lush courtyard enclosed by wrought iron fencing lured one into a grand ballroom, where decorative tile, copper light fixtures, and a grand piano set for a lavish […]

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18 JUL 18 | Introducing Megan Stanley

Meet Megan! I’m pleased to introduce you to one of our new team members.  Megan graduated in 2017 from the University of Colorado Denver with a Bachelors of Science in Architecture, and a minor in Sustainability and joined the WORKSHOP8 team in May. Designer & Artist   Coming from a family of woodworkers, carpenters and […]

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8 JUL 18 | THE LUCK OF THE IRISH

8 DAYS IN IRELAND I was invited to attend a destination wedding last month that took place in Ireland. Since it had been a while since I’ve traveled abroad, my girlfriend and I decided to extend our stay to explore more of the region. I had always wanted to drink a Guinness right from the […]

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18 JUN 18 | W8 Has A New Teammate

Meet Our New Studio Manager, Maris! Maris came to Boulder after receiving her B.A. Cum Laude from George Mason University, 15 miles within the metropolitan area of Washington. She majored in Communications and Urban Geography in hopes to pursue a career in sustainable urban development. Although a Virginian at heart, she knew after graduation she was headed […]

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8 APR 18 | Boulder FUNdraisers

Support Boulder-Based Non-Profits Hey ya’ll! Maris here — the newest member to the WORKSHOP8 team. Let me just start by saying, I am so excited to be a part of this creative and collaborative environment. In the future, I look forward to sharing with you all insight on some exciting projects happening around here. I’ll save […]

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8 MAR 18 | news from the Gateway

Gateway at Sun Valley For the last few months, our studio has had the feeling of a kid’s dreamland of legos, play dough, and finger paint, but the version for grown up design geeks (because basically, that’s what we are). We’ve had to amp up the snack supply around the office because we’ve all been spending a little extra time […]

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8 FEB 18 | Color in some LOVE

Happy Valentine’s Day! Every year around this time, our office is buzzing with the excitement of our favorite holiday, Valentine’s Day. And each year we try to outdo the last by sending something creative and full of fun and love out to our friends! This year, we decided to commemorate our office mascot, Toby the Octopus, […]

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