28 JUL 20 | 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF ADA

Hip Hip Hooray for ADA! Just 30 years ago the ADA Civil Rights Act was signed into law, prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life including jobs, schools, transportation, and amenities open to the general public. Being the interior designer at WORKSHOP8 everything that I design revolves around ADA compliance, […]

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28 JUN 20 | BUILDING SCIENCE FIGHT CLUB

BUILDING SCIENCE FIGHT CLUB A few weeks ago Alex and I signed up for a webinar labeled BS + Beer Show…what is not to like when there is “beer” in the title, right!? In a recent webinar they had on it Christine Williamson. Christine is an architecturally trained building science expert. She is extremely knowledgeable […]

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18 JUNE 20 | TOMORROW IS JUNETEENTH

FREEDOM DAY As we are all aware, public opinion on race and criminal justice issues have been steadily sweeping across the globe over the past 3 weeks. Protestors are taking firm actions on reform at rallies; organizations are voicing their messages of solidarity; and change is occurring all around us. It is a time that […]

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28 MAY 20 | COVID WORKIVERSARIES

VIRTUAL CHEERS TO OUR AMAZING STAFF! Due to COVID-19, the W8 crew has been working at home since March. We’ve gotten used to some factors of working remotely, but NOT the fact that we can’t celebrate milestones the proper W8 way – drinks on the porch!! So, we’ve got some past & upcoming workiversaries to […]

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8 MAY 20 | WATERPROOF YOUR BUILDING

A DRY BUILDING IS A HAPPY BUILDING Our office has been working remotely now for almost 2 months, and that also means that a lot of interesting webinars and opportunities for continuing education have been surfacing. Since I’m really interested in building science and have also been working on several projects lately that involve a […]

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18 APR 20 | Wind Wizards

Wind Engineering on the Gateways Have you ever heard of Wind Engineering for pedestrian wind comfort and safety? Not to throw myself under the bus here, but analyzing wind on how it can affect users’ experience of a building was a new concept for me up until the Denver Housing Authority reached out to SOH […]

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8 MAR 20 | FEMALE TRAILBLAZERS

March is Women’s History Month! It’s that time of year again when we celebrate all the boss-ladies killing the game in the design industry. From architecture and interior design to public art, furniture design, graphic design and beyond, we thank all the female pioneers serving as role models for the future generations of aspiring female […]

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18 JAN 20 | W8 VISION

8 Values > 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 | VISION The WORKSHOP8 vision is to “Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through gr8 design.”  *(clears throat)* WE INTERRUPT THIS BLOG POST […]

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8 JAN 20 | Crazy 8

8 eights for January 8th 2020 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 & 2019. The 8’s in this post are a compilation from […]

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28 DEC 19 | VIABILITY

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 8 | VIABILITY We define VIABILITY as “addressing the aesthetic, sustainable, and […]

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18 DEC 19 | SUSTAINABILITY

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 7 | SUSTAINABILITY We define SUSTAINABILITY as “implementing the highest quality green, energy-efficient, […]

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8 DEC 19 | PASSION

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 6 | PASSION We define PASSION as “approaching each project with unbounded enthusiasm, […]

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18 NOV 19 | LEADERSHIP

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 5 | LEADERSHIP We define LEADERSHIP as “creating work worthy of identification by […]

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8 NOV 19 | INTEGRITY

8 Values : 1 Vision 8 VALUES > 1 | ARTISTRY 2 | COLLABORATION 3 | EXPLORATION 4 | INTEGRITY 5 | LEADERSHIP 6 | PASSION 7 | SUSTAINABILITY 8 | VIABILITY 1 VISION > Inspire, enrich, and transform lives through great design. 4 | INTEGRITY We define INTEGRITY as “being open, honest, and forthright in […]

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28 SEPT 19 | MEET OUR NEW FRIENDS

MEET SYDNEY & OMAR! The latest Architectural Designers to join the W8 Family. OMAR DE LA MORA Background Omar grew up surrounded by people of many different backgrounds, and thanks to this he has learned to embrace diversity. Relocating from L.A. County to southern Mexico, and finally, to central Texas, Omar has been exposed to […]

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8 SEP 19 | ARCHITECTS IN HARD HATS

W8 Habitat for Humanity Day! This year for International WORKSHOP8 Day, the WORKSHOP8 team took a day away from the studio to volunteer with the Flatirons Habitat for Humanity crew on site of one of their new builds. Located on Valmont Road, we helped to piece together a triplex! It felt great being out in […]

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