Boulder Housing
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Video: Diverse and Vital Boulder Housing

What an honor to be the headline speaker for the Goose Creek Community Land Trust fundraising event on June 21, 2017. Enjoy this compilation video and learn about this exciting housing opportunity.
Eagle Rock School
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Eagle Rock School: A Critical Look in the Rear View Mirror

It's a rare of opportunity for an architect to be invited back to review a completed project 28 years after it was conceived and built. In this case we are talking about the Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Estes Park, Colorado.
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Time Lapse Mural Painting

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Rye Quartz wandered into our office last summer and made his offer: we buy the paint, and he paints our big, blank, boring cinder block wall facing the alley. One look at his website assured us this was an excellent opportunity to partner with a talented young artist. Rye drew inspiration for his mural painting from our architecture portfolio, then he got to work.
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Preparing for Disaster: Wildfires

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As spring is upon us, we can’t help but stretch toward the warmth and relax into the longer days and their promise of summer. However, in Colorado we also overhear tense conversations about how great the massive highcountry snows are, but will they help mitigate fire danger or will the snowmelt just raise already swollen watertables?
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Open Trails for Twin Buttes Ecovillage

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by Maggie Flickinger In late March, the Barrett Studio master-planned…
Detroit
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Open Invite: Reinvent the Motor City

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by Maggie Flickinger Imagine walking down a city block in…
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TEDx Boulder: Conscious Growth

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by Maggie Flickinger It's here!  My talk for August's TEDx…
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TEDx Boulder: Buy a Home with Values

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It was a whirlwind week for me, speaking in front of 1300+ people (gulp!) at the Chautauqua Fieldhouse in Boulder for the inaugural TEDx Boulder event last Saturday, August 7th.
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Gentrification = Demolition?

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Here in Denver, as in any built environment, we have a slow churning of development (despite the recent downturn) exemplified by historic neighborhoods passing through the throes of gentrification.