Posts Categorized: Remodel Architecture

Emotional Roller Coaster of Remodeling or Building a Custom Home

Helpful Tips for Handling the Emotional Roller Coaster of Remodeling or Building a Custom Home

Building a custom home or remodeling your current home is an exciting, fun, challenging and sometimes scary process. Our homes are extremely personal to us. Home is where we spend time with our loved ones, raise our children, entertain, work, play…the list goes on. After having parts of my own home remodeled multiple times, working… Read more »

Colorado Organic Modern Kitchens

Over the last several years, homeowners have gone from taking note of, to fully embracing, the organic modern kitchen. As kitchen designers, especially in Colorado, nature reigns supreme. I’ve been designing kitchens for over 20 years, and love how the Colorado organic modern kitchen presents both the opportunity and challenge to combine technology with the… Read more »

Home Technology - Lutron Shades

5 Cool Home Technology Products for Your Custom Home or Remodel

When it comes to crafting today’s living spaces, the integral role played by home technology is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore. Whether you’re looking for enhanced security, greater convenience, or the most impactful ways to entertain family and friends, there are no shortage of solutions to choose from. This abundance of options was clearly illustrated… Read more »

Benefits of Net-Zero Energy Homes

Benefits of Net-Zero Energy Homes

Net-Zero Energy homes are a hot topic these days, especially as prices for rooftop solar photovoltaics and LED lighting continue to plummet. More than ever, net-zero homes can be built for little to no added expense, and are often cheaper when considering the “monthly nut” (the total monthly cost, including mortgage, utility bills, and maintenance)…. Read more »

Understanding Architectural Fees

How Do Architectural Fees Work?

Architectural fees are a big concern (and rightly so!) for many homeowners planning to build a custom home or remodel their existing home. Fees vary per project and are influenced by a number of factors including: size, scope, site, specifications, etc. Generally speaking, there are 4 common methods architects can use to calculate their fees:… Read more »

Custom Remodel Transforms 1960's Ranch Home

Custom Remodel Transforms 1960’s Ranch

We’re excited to share with you that the cover of the January/February issue of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles features a KGA designed remodel! Located on a large lot in an established neighborhood near sought after schools, the homeowners fell in love with the property’s large trees and mature landscaping, but knew that the existing 1960’s… Read more »

Home Remodel Guide - KGA Studio Architects, PC

Home Remodel Guide

Remodeling your home is fun, time-consuming, complicated, messy, and hopefully, quite gratifying.  (For an inside look at the process, follow KGA’s Jennifer Williams as she plans her remodel of a 1940’s Cory Merrill home).  Whether you’re planning to remodel your kitchen or your entire home, here is our list of top things to consider when… Read more »

Adventures in Homebuilding: Remodeling Wish List

Remodel Wish List

The Kienast/Williams family currently lives in a 1923 Bungalow style duplex in West Wash Park that boasts 932 square feet on the main level.  What it lacks in size it more than makes up for in character and location; just blocks from Whole Foods, the center light of Wash Park, and steps from light rail,… Read more »