08 SEPTEMBER 21 | GATEWAY’S FINAL UPDATE!

REMEMBER THESE? These renderings before construction on Gateway even started? NOW LOOK AT THE REAL THING! No, that is not a rendering– it’s the real thing! We are so happy to say that Gateway, a project we started in 2017 with Denver Housing Authority, has been completed and we sent Dane Cronin out to take […]

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08 JULY 21 | WHY ARE CONSTRUCTION COSTS SO HIGH RIGHT NOW?

Why is construction expensive right now? As time has passed since the beginning of the pandemic, construction materials become less readily available making their prices go up. This shortage has made the construction industry struggle to find materials that will fit within a normal budget. Fuel, copper, steel, aluminum, and lumber have all increased in […]

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18 MAY 21 | OLIN IS COMPLETE!!

OLIN HOTEL APARTMENTS Construction at the Olin Hotel Apartments has officially wrapped up and residents are settling in to their new and improved homes. When designing the interior, WORKSHOP8 focused on creating a warm, inviting, and safe space that references the Spanish Mission Style of the exterior. One of the best parts of a renovation […]

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28 OCT 20 | TRAUMA INFORMED DESIGN

WHAT IS TRAUMA INFORMED DESIGN? WORKSHOP8’s main design focus is affordable housing and that means designing for all different kinds of people. When we can, we like to apply some Trauma Informed Design principles to make a space more welcoming and comfortable. But, what exactly does that mean? Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration […]

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8 AUG 20 | INTERNATIONAL W8 DAY

Huzzah ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8 | International WORKSHOP8 Day!  The best day of the year is here! (Although it feels like March the 143rd since the studio set up satellite offices at home due to COVID-19). Nonetheless, as we celebrate another turn around the sun I wanted to bring you […]

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8 JUN 20 | GATEWAY UPDATES!

LARGE PROJECTS TAKE A LONG TIME One of my favorite parts about architecture is seeing a building come to life as it is constructed. In September 2017 we started design work on 3 projects that we treated as one; Gateway North (96 units), Gateway South (92 units) and Gateway Rowhomes (6 townhomes). In early 2019, […]

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18 MAR 20 | FALL RIVER GRAND OPENING

This is Affordable Housing Residents are officially moved into Fall River and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the outcome. We started this project with the Longmont Housing Authority in 2014, shortly after completing Spring Creek – Fall River’s neighboring senior housing development. We had the advantage of being able to talk to residents of […]

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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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8 AUG 19 | A YEAR IN REVIEW

Hip Hip Hooray! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8 | International WORKSHOP8 Day!  The best day of the year is here! As we celebrate another turn around the sun, I wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months. Grab a coffee, a beer, […]

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8 JUL 19 | DENVER – IT’S LIT

MARIPOSA: URBANISM REIMAGINED Denver doesn’t fall short of exciting events in the summertime, and we’d like to add another fun one to your calendars. On Wednesday, July 17th, come join Downtown Colorado Inc., the Denver Housing Authority, Brandy LeMae, and more as they discuss the Mariposa Neighborhood Redevelopment project. The Denver Housing Authority’s Mariposa Redevelopment […]

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8 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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8 AUG 18 | Celebr8te!

Hip Hip Hooray! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8 | 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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