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18 MAR 19 | Ruins in our Backyard

Chaco Canyon Just last week I had the privilege to visit one of the most culturally important sites in the Western United States: Chaco Canyon National Park. This park covers a very remote area of Northwestern New Mexico, to the South of Farmington. It boasts the largest ruins from the Ancestral Puebloan peoples, much larger […]

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08 MAR 19 | 7 months in 2 minutes

Fall River in Action Construction is underway, and we are very excited to see the progress of  Fall River in Longmont, Colorado. Fall River is the second phase of the Prairie Village Affordable Senior Living project WORKSHOP8 is designing for the Longmont Housing Development Corporation (LHDC). The speed at which a building of this size […]

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28 FEB 19 | Thanks for all you do

We Appreciate You. WORKSHOP8 loves working with mission-driven clients. We do good work for those who do good. Many of our clients are Housing Authorities and Non-Profit Developers who advocate for and provide affordable housing and programs to individuals living below the median income, seniors, and veterans. They often collaborate with HUD — the United States Dept. […]

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18 FEB 19 | Go See This Show!

Based on the True Story United Flight 232 As a proud sponsor of The Catamounts, an award-winning Boulder-based theatre company, WORKSHOP8 highly encourages everyone to go see the regional premiere of United Flight 232, showing now through March 9th at The Diary Arts Center. Adapted by Vanessa Stalling from the book Flight 232 by Laurence Gonzales, […]

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08 FEB 19 | Octopi Your Mind

Make Your Own Toby Origami! Our most beloved day of the year is (almost) finally here! Valentine’s day is when we commemorate art, design, creativity, and appreciate our loyal clients, consultants, friends, and family who directly support WORKSHOP8 — it is because of you that we are able to wake up everyday and do what we […]

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28 JAN 18 | Suffer Better

Running Up For Air One of the best parts about living in Colorado (at least for me) is the access to a wide network of trails that go through the mountains, over plains, and alongside rivers and creeks. Yep, I’m a runner, a biker, and a snowboarder so go figure that’s how I’d start my […]

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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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