Historic James Hunter Home Receives Renovation

[fusion_text] After 14 months of submissions, revisions and two public hearings, we’re excited to announce that our proposed renovation to a 1951 historic residence was approved last month by the Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) and the Boulder County Commissioners. Tucked in the hillside near Chautauqua Park, sits a two-story, Usonian style home that is just […]

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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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Net-Zero Family Farm Debut Party

Sopher Sparn Architects LLC was beyond excited to showcase the completed Net-Zero Family Farm at the Debut & Open House Party on Thursday, October 15, hosted by Beck Building Company. Lots of “oohs” and “aahs” were heard from friends, sub-contractors and close members of the project as they toured the 8,000 square-foot home, amazed with its impressive […]

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Planning Board Approves S*PARK

They Voted “Yes” On September 3, 2015, the City Planning Board voted unanimously to approve S*PARK, a contemporary modern, urban village that will be the first of its kind in Boulder County. S*PARK (short for Sutherland Park), is a 9.8 acre community that was master planned and designed by Sopher Sparn Architects and developed by […]

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Going Deep with Design: Reflecting Your Personality In Your Space

The goal of many design projects is to reflect the personality of the homeowner. This requires a lot of thought, since the client will likely be living in their home for years to come. With the tremendous difference a little customization can make, investing in a remodel is one of the best ways to celebrate […]

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Sharifi-ha House Introduces New Strides in Adaptable Living Spaces

The Sharifi-ha House in Tehran, Iran, has brought adaptable living spaces to a whole new level.  The house is a seven-floor mansion and has been designed with three rotating blocks, capable of turning 90 degrees to drastically transform both the outside and inside spaces.

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Is Bamboo the Next Big Thing in Building Materials?

Bamboo is affordable, sustainable, and readily available – especially in China.  Recently, some architects in China have begun turning to it as a cost-effective substitute for traditional building materials.  Not only is it practical in China, from an aesthetic standpoint, but it’s also a striking and bucolic building material that brings architecture full-circle, and back […]

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Holiday Charity Giving

SSArchitects Adopts A Family for Holiday Season SSArchitects believes strongly in supporting the community and as such has partnered with the “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Boulder County to Adopt A Family for the Holidays, gathering presents to help a family have the Christmas they wish for. “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Boulder […]

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Colorado Cabin Design – Wickstrom

Gordon Wickstrom boasts of being the oldest, living, in captivity, brought-back-alive, writer on angling in English. He’s at home in Boulder, Colorado, where, in retirement from his professorship in drama, he now writes and blogs about most anything. He likes to be known as The Boulder Creek Angler, the title under which he writes. His […]

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BCBR Green Summit 2012

August 7th marked the Boulder County Business Report’s Green Summit (BCBR Green Summit 2012)– a full day conference offering speakers and seminars to help us all learn how to be “greener” in our business mission, philosophy and practices. This year’s BCBR Green Summit was themed “Blending Business & The Environment” and took place at the Millennium Harvest House. […]

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