ArcWest Learns | Green Building Design with C.M.U.

ArcWest Architects participated in the live Webinar Course which presented the sustainable attributes of Concrete Masonry Units (CMU) when incorporated in a Building Design. Concrete Masonry Units when used in a building project can significantly contribute to sustainable green design and timeless architecture.

ArcWest | News Brief

Robin Adams is certified as a LEED professional.
ArcWest & Shipley Design has entered a Design-build competition sponsored by AIA Denver and Habitat for Humanity Colorado.
ArcWest is working on a multi-acre site master plan, as well as a smaller manufacturing office remodel.

Lakeside Redevelopment | Potential Missed

Architects, planners and developers should take inspiration from the mixed use, pedestrian friendly 2 and 3 story buildings, moderate density fabric of Tennyson street. An urban plan of buildings of similar diversity and scale integrated with open space parks that link to Lake Rhoda could be a concept which would offer much more potential to the immediate and adjacent communities for the Lakeside Redevelopment.

Design Concept for New Nederland Library

The project design presented to the Nederland Community Library will create a “green” building design that will incorporate sustainable features and practices from the inception.

Renovate Facilities to Create Green Buildings

I wanted to share a thought from an article posted on the Greener Buildings website.  The piece reinforces the many options an owner or company has when considering the renovation or construction of a new facilities to integrate “green” building practices.  As much as ArcWest would like companies and owners to consider building a brand … Continued

Green and Energy Efficient Printing Operations

What the 2008 ING conference said to ArcWest Architects.  Aside from a continued recognition that the newspaper industry is struggling to find its way in the 21st century, the conference provided two important lessons. Lesson #1, there is significant money to be saved in reduced energy consumption with the use of flourescent lights in your … Continued