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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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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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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28 FEB 17 | introducing Spring Creek

SPRING HAS SPRUNG Well, okay, maybe not quite yet. But we did just get glamor shots of Spring Creek Apartments taken and we can’t wait to share them with you! Ryan Lawrence handled the photography on this one. EXTERIOR Let’s not forget that not too long ago, this is what Spring Creek looked like! I took […]

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8 OCT 16 | Spring Creek grand opening October 12th

spring creek I love starting new projects, but I get a ton of satisfaction out of seeing our projects come to fruition. Last week, on September 28th, our entire team attended the grand opening for DHA’s The Aerie. Next week, on October 12th, Longmont Housing Development Corporation’s Spring Creek will celebrate its grand opening, and you are invited! […]

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28 OCT 14 | lines, and tax credits, and bears! oh my!

I know, tax credit financing isn’t exactly what comes to mind for most people when they think “Ohhhhhhh, that’s exciting!” But when it helps convert good design into efficient and comfortable housing that is accessible to people from all walks of life, it’s pretty durn exciting. This summer, WORKSHOP8 was lucky to assist two mission-driven developers […]

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28 JUL 13 | NAHRO national award of merit

Well, my photo is a little blurry, but I’m proud to announce that our Paisano Green Community project has won its second award! In October 2012 the project received a Citation Award for Built Architecture from AIA Colorado. On Thursday, July 18th, the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso was awarded the NAHRO 2013 National Award of Merit […]

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18 DEC 12 | beyond grab bars and roll-in showers

W8 UPDATE / 28 December 2012 take aways from the 2012 Leading Age annual meeting & exposition In October, Leading Age—an association for not-for-profit and consumer organizations, research partners and foundations—held their annual meeting in Denver. I attended many interesting seminars that offered insight to the ever more expanding market of senior housing and care […]

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8 NOV 12 | paisano green community receives AIA design award

W8 UPDATE / 8 November 2012 WORKSHOP8 receives citation award from AIA Colorado WORKSHOP8 received a Citation Award for Built Architecture from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado for Paisano Green Community. Winners were recognized on Saturday, November 3 during a presentation at the Keystone Conference Center. Sixteen architectural awards were selected from 108 […]

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28 OCT 12 | HUD energy study

W8 UPDATE / 28 October 2012 WORKSHOP8 and Sustainably Built co-author white paper for HUD “Beyond IECC 2009 Paisano Green Community” WORKSHOP8’s high profile Paisan Green Community project, has been presented at several conferences across the US, most notably at HUD’s Going Green: Intelligent Investment for Public Housing conference in Boston in July 2012. To […]

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8 AUG 12 | first professional photos of paisano green community

W8 UPDATE / 8 August 2012 It’s 8/8 today–a very special day for WORKSHOP8 indeed–so what better day to share our brand new, professional photos of the Paisano Green Community in El Paso Texas.  ENJOY PAISANO GREEN COMMUNITY RESIDENTS’ BUILDING, AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AS THE “JEWEL BOX”. STILL WAITING FOR SOME ROOF PANELS, BUT STRIKING NONE […]

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