Tag: Boulder Architect

Three Updates in Recycled Home Construction Materials

As consumer expectations lean more toward sustainability and green home construction practices, the materials that we use are also evolving. Gone are the days when green buildings focused only on water and energy conservation. In addition to achieving net zero energy, it is expected that the very bones of your home be built from materials […]

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Open House & Appreciation Party

On Thursday, January 28th,  Adrian Sopher, Stephen Sparn and our firm hosted over 50 of our friends, clients  and colleagues at our Appreciation & Open House Party. Guests joined us at our office in the 15th Street Design District for an evening of cocktails, tasty bites, as well as tours of our space, new introductions […]

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Green Design & Your Cognitive Abilities

If you’ve ever had any doubt about the way that our environment affects our overall health and well-being, Harvard University has all the data you need to become a believer. Researcher’s from Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment carried out a controlled study wherein the mental performance of its participants was measured as […]

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Top Architectural Travel Destinations

You certainly don’t have to be an architect to appreciate stunning design. Experiencing the world through its manmade infrastructure is a powerful experience, full of visual stimuli that will leave you breathless for months after your vacation has ended. If you’re planning an escape, consider making it a design-centric getaway. There’s so much to be […]

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Sopher Sparn’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

It has been an incredible year since our merger in 2015. Our team grew, we expanded our office, our projects have been fun and challenging and our clients have kept us inspired all year long. We’re excited to see where 2016 takes us, especially since we have lots of new projects coming up (we can’t […]

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Rose Quartz and Serenity: 2016 Pantone Color of the Year

When it comes to the use of color, Pantone is the undisputed authority for every profession from web design to interior design. Each year, their color specialists give us a detailed overview of which hues we can expect to see trending in the home and interiors marketplace over the next twelve months, and we design […]

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A Look Inside Our Net-Zero Family Farm

We conducted our final walk-through of our  Net-Zero Family Farm in Boulder last week and we’re happy to announce it’s move-in ready. The happy owners are settling in just in time for Thanksgiving. This 8,000 square-foot home produce 22 percent more energy than it uses. With a HERS rating of -22, it’s one of the lowest in Boulder County. The […]

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What You Need to Know about Singapore’s Green Building Masterplan

Since 2005, Singapore has been on the cutting edge of building environmentally responsible homes and structures. In their Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) first edition of the Green Building Masterplan, they attempted to encourage industry leaders to adopt greener building standards in their existing and future buildings through establishing the BCA Green Mark scheme, a […]

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The Modern A-Frame: A Blast From the Past

Architecture in the mid-century saw an incredible shift in the way we viewed home design. Gone were the days of cookie-cutter living spaces; it was a time for change. Architects were challenging conventional construction and were driven to create a new type of dwelling, so along came the A-frame house.  

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