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The Missing Middle: Creating More Attainable Housing Options

Denver is experiencing a critical shortage of attainable and affordable housing. Like many major metropolitans across the country, the city faces unsustainable rises in housing prices, putting homeownership out of reach for many. With ever-shrinking inventory levels, the pandemic has …

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Whole House Remodeling Guide

The idea of a whole house remodel is both exciting and overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you start? Tight market conditions, combined with the recent pandemic, are making remodeling a popular choice for many homeowners. Maybe you’re spending …

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10 Design Tips for Urban Infill Architecture

As you can tell from our work, we’re big fans of urban infill development. As architects and builders, we have an opportunity to become stewards of communities and enhance the living experiences of city dwellers. That said, infill projects come …

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Exterior Emphasis: 6 Tips for Creating Authentic Architecture

Authentic architecture creates memorable curb appeal and can distinguish your homes in a competitive market or master-planned community. It’s also what homebuyers want and will help you sell more homes faster. But what’s considered authentic architecture in our postmodern era? …

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Aging in Place Home Features for Remodels and New Construction

Interest in aging in place home design is more popular than ever before as the country’s maturing population is on the rise. Baby boomers, of which there are over 70 million, are well into their retirement years, and Gen Xers …

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Mountain Home Architecture Trends for 2021

Mountain home architecture is about more than just location. Mountain architecture should inspire the landscape around it, allowing you to imagine the mountains and rolling hills, even if they’re not there. It gives the sense of rugged hardiness, and natural beauty …

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Urban infill development site - Berkley Shores, Denver, CO

Choosing a Site for Urban Infill Development – Things to Consider

Many major metropolitan areas across the country face critical housing shortages that cause surging home prices and real concerns about affordability and quality of life. The unsustainability of suburban sprawl, coupled with land supply constraints, causes states and local governments …

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2020 Gift Guide for Architecture and Design Lovers

It’s that time of year! We’re back with our 2nd annual gift guide for architecture and design lovers, this year with some fun sustainable and local (to Colorado) twists thrown in. These ideas come straight from our staff to you. …

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How Will Multifamily Design Trends Shift in Response to COVID-19?

How will design trends change in multifamily communities in response to the effects of COVID-19? Home, in its simplest form, is a place of shelter and safety. In today’s world, that can’t be truer. Renters in apartment communities don’t have …

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The KGA team at the 2020 HBF Blitz Build

HBF 2020 Blitz Build

Another year, another successful ramp build in the books!  KGA was delighted to participate in the Home Builders Foundation’s 10th annual Blitz Build, which took place August 20-22, 2020.  This year, 13 individuals with a physical disability received custom, site-built …

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