Under Construction | Historic Home Addition (Highlands)


Check out this exciting historic home addition underway in Denver’s West Highlands neighborhood! Construction began in early April 2024 on a renovation and multi-story addition that will significantly expand this Victorian home. A unique highlight of the home addition is a third story flex space that will offer mountain views to the west and can … Continued

Best Restaurant Architects in Denver 2024 | Home Builder Digest

ArcWest Architects Top Restaurant Architect Denver

ArcWest Architects is honored to be recognized by Home Builder Digest in its 2024 list of Best Restaurant Architects in Denver! Home Builder Digest is a national online magazine that celebrates the best home builders, general contractors, and architects throughout the country. According to the magazine, “Our curated list showcases the best restaurant architects in … Continued

Lakewood Restaurant | Exterior Renovation


ArcWest was hired by the new owners of a small restaurant building on North Wadsworth in Lakewood, CO to design an exterior shell renovation. Originally a well-known sandwich shop, the restaurant sat vacant for some time until it was recently acquired by new ownership. The approximately 1,590 SF existing building is constructed of concrete block, … Continued

Underway in Regis | New Home & ADU


ArcWest has several exciting projects underway, including this new single family home with garage and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) above. The existing home will be demolished to make way for a new 3,387 SF house (basement 944 SF, first floor 1,420 SF, second floor 1,023 SF) with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. The garage with … Continued

ADU – Accessory Dwelling Unit | Denver Zoning Changes


If you’ve been thinking about constructing an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in Denver, keep in mind the city made several updates to the Denver Zoning Code in July 2023 that make planning a new ADU more favorable.  Here is a summary of the significant changes: New Zone Districts were added that allow for the construction … Continued

ArcWest Gives Back | 2023 Colorado Gives Day

ArcWest supports Colorado Gives Day

Each year our team gives back on Colorado Gives Day, an annual day of giving in our state. In 2023, each of our staff selected one nonprofit to receive a donation, with a total of nine organizations benefitting. The variety of nonprofits chosen by our team illustrates the wide variety of interest and unique, individual … Continued

Sunnyside Music Festival | Congrats to cornhole game winner!

ArcWest Architects sponsors Sunnyside Music Festival

Thanks to all who came out to visit with ArcWest at the 2023 Sunnyside Music Festival! And, congratulations to the winner of the ArcWest Booth Raffle prize: Emily T. Emily is the proud new owner of a locally made, custom cornhole game set, and we hope she enjoys many games on it! We’ll see you … Continued

Sunnyside Music Festival 2023 | Visit ArcWest’s booth!

ArcWest sponsor of Sunnyside Music Festival

ArcWest Architects is excited to be a silver-level sponsor again of the 2023 Sunnyside Music Festival. This is a free, family-friendly event you don’t want to miss – local bands, great food, local artisans, and more! Come visit the ArcWest Architects booth and register for the opportunity to win a very cool custom cornhole game … Continued

Heroes & Horses Hoedown | Sat July 15

Heroes and Horses Hoedown 2023

ArcWest is proud to sponsor the Horses & Heroes Hoedown, the signature fundraiser for Allegiance Ranch and Equine Rescue. Funds raised are instrumental in caring for the animals and providing programs for the Veteran and First Responder Community. Saturday, July 15, 6:30-10pm | Erie, CO Join ArcWest at this open to the public event for some fun, music, and great … Continued

Cody’s Antarctica Architecture Adventure

Cody Antarctica trip2

ArcWest Architects associate, Cody Van Holland, recently spent two months living in Antarctica with fellow alumni from the CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning. ArcWest supported Cody in this exciting endeavor, and we asked him to share his experience, which he recounts here. “Our goal was to construct two structures for NOAA (National Oceanographic … Continued