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Small Builder, Big Advantage. Part 3: Executing a Quality Lifestyle

Meeting the lifestyle needs of a particular demographic when building a community can be a rigorous undertaking. It requires research, anticipation, and creativity to execute the right life style for the right market. Will homebuyers gravitate toward trails and open …

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This contemporary farmhouse is an example of transitional architecture by KGA

What is Transitional Architecture?

It’s modern. It’s traditional. Transitional architecture is a fresh take on classic style. Here’s what you need to know about design that captures the best of both worlds. If you’re searching for a way to articulate how you envision your …

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Small Builder, Big Advantage. Part 2: Providing Market Differential

For prospective home buyers exploring the housing market, the journey can be a crowded and bumpy one. Whether they’re eyeing a new place to grow the family, pursuing a particular lifestyle, or searching for a forever-home, the new-build options can …

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Small Builder, Big Advantage. Part 1: Identifying the Market

It’s no secret that the new-home market is crowded and competitive, especially when it comes to a homebuyer population impacted by the drastically changing conditions—and rapidly shifting priorities—of a global pandemic. And sure, with so much demand, it might seem …

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The Golden Rules of Historic Home Renovation, Explained

So, you bought yourself a historic property. You love its character and its place in your storied neighborhood. But, understandably, you want to make it your own! Before you start picking out fixtures, though, it’s important to set yourself up …

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Remodeled historic home in Louisville, CO, by KGA

History in the Making: What to Know About Remodeling Your Historic Home

Every home has a story—and nowhere is that truer than in the storied enclaves and neighborhoods that make up Colorado’s rich heritage. Denver alone has 56 historic districts and 352 individual historic landmarks, and more and more home buyers are …

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How Can Architecture Encourage Health and Wellness?

Healthier homes have always been in style, but now they’ve become an imperative. Even before the pandemic, we spent 90 percent of our lives indoors and 65 percent of that inside our homes.  While genetics are indicators of health outcomes, they don’t tell …

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5 Sustainable Home Design Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

Sustainable home designs provide environmentally friendly solutions in high-performing spaces. Architects all over the world are adjusting their methods in response to climate change and providing design-savvy, green options for clients. With clever planning and a focus on conscious consumer choices, …

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Design-Build Versus Design-Bid-Build: Which One is Right for You?

If you’re planning a custom home or remodel, you’ve probably heard the terms design-build and design-bid-build used when talking about the process. But, what do they actually mean? And what’s the difference? There’s a common misconception that the design-bid-build, or …

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Round up of inspirational outdoor living spaces from KGA Studio Architects

4 Luxury Outdoor Living Spaces for Inspiration in 2021

A home is not confined to the space within its walls. The interior is just a piece of the experience. And while it is immeasurably important, it cannot properly come to life without considering the surrounding landscape. Forging a connection …

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