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KGA Welcomes Architect Travis Hendrix

KGA Studio Architects is excited to welcome Travis Hendrix to our team. Travis brings nearly a decade of experience to his new role as Senior Architect at KGA. Travis describes himself as a minimalist focused on composition and balance. He …

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New Home Community Amenities with Evergreen Appeal

The real estate market across nearly every major metro is booming, and the appeal of suburban areas is expected to continue. A recent survey by the New Home Trends Institute found that 95 percent of master plan developers report demand …

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Smart home systems in the kitchen can increase comfort, energy efficiency and convenience

7 Smart Home Systems that Increase Safety, Comfort, and Energy Efficiency

Remember when no one was sure if smart home systems would catch on or become a fading trend? Much has changed since then! Smart home and home automation features have moved from the wish list to the must-have list in …

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Living room in a duplex, which is an example of a missing middle housing type

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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Remodeled Home by KGA

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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A main level master is great aging in place

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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design trends for mountain home architecture

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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