08 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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house tech

SMART HOME AUTOMATION Congratulations! If you are reading this blog post, you have survived the holidays! Gone are the stressful days of finding that perfect present for others and now you can look forward to playing with your new toys or finding something to buy with those gift cards… …but what to buy? Fear not, for […]

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all about that 8

Huzzah ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! It’s International WORKSHOP8 Day! 8/8. . .  the best day of the year is here again! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months, as well as share with you some things you […]

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chicken coop porn

chicken coop porn! I don’t know about you guys, but over here at WORKSHOP8, we have all been crazy busy this summer! Crazy busy in the best way possible–working with awesome clients on really cool projects, and occasionally taking some vacation time here and there. I recently took a quick trip home to Pennsylvania to […]

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breezeblocks and mailboxes

breezeblocks and mailboxes my adventure through Palm Springs Last week I had the opportunity to go on a weekend trip to Palm Springs, CA for a wedding. After I stopped stressing out about how I was going to look fabulous enough for a fancy event in a very stylish town (I don’t think I actually achieved […]

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does size really matter?

what’s the deal with micro housing anyway? Living small may seem like a new trend, but it really isn’t. Remember that college dorm room you lived in or the first studio apartment you rented after college? Living small could free you up from being buried by too much stuff and give you the opportunity get […]

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home is where the heart is

housing. I am passionate about providing housing. When I’m 70, just about to hit my architectural prime, I want to be able to sit in a big dark leather chair (not real leather) with my feet up on an ottoman Kate Van Sluyter would pick out, sipping some whiskey on the rocks, and count how many […]

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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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modern in october

Opening night of the Month of Modern was a hit!  The “Colorado Modern: Past, Present & Future” discussion was held at Galvanize in Boulder and the place was packed. Attendees included design professionals, contractors, students, clients, and one sassy moderator. Why is everybody interested in modern design? Is it the latest fad or is it […]

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W8 heart YOU 2014!

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2014 Valentines Day! from our team C Joseph Vigil IV architect jv DeSousa architect Ulla Lange interior designer V Brandy LeMae managing partner Ugljesa Janjic architect Ann Marie Jackson interior designer Nathan Stark architectural designer Emily Axtman intern architect Graham Bowman intern architect Alex Chavez intern architect Gaby Crespo intern architect […]

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snow fence modern

1365 Norwood was a remodel and addition project designed for a Boulder family interested in expanding their home to include a second story addition, exterior remodel with new windows, and updated kitchen and bathrooms. I especially love the Wyoming snow fence from Centennial Woods on the exterior. Photo credit: Daniel O’Connor Just as this snow fence has gotten better […]

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