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KGA’s 2019 Gift Guide for Architecture and Design Enthusiasts

Wondering what to gift the architecture or design lover in your life? This year we thought we’d have some fun and ask our staff what they’d like to receive for the holidays. From simple to extravagant, direct from our motley …

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Attract Residents with Multifamily Amenities for an Urban Lifestyle

With the boom in apartment buildings in and around Denver, competition for renters is fierce. For many developers, competing on the basis of price doesn’t make sense, and with limited square footage, there are only so many floorplan options they …

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The basics of low maintenance landscaping in the Front Range

The Basics of Low Maintenance Landscaping in Colorado

Fifteen and a half. That’s how many inches of rain the Mile High City gets, on average, each year. It isn’t much to sustain a yard, but with the right landscaping, your yard can be the envy of the neighbors …

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Custom Remodel by KGA Studio Architects

Beyond Design: What Do Architects Do?

Beyond the fact that architects design things, many people aren’t very familiar with what architects do. Yes, design is an enormously important part of being an architect, but the reality is that an architect’s job requires much more. Today we’re …

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KGA Blitz Build Team

HBF 2019 Blitz Build

Last Friday, August 23rd, a crew of six KGA volunteers participated in the 9th Annual Home Builders Foundation Blitz Build. During the Blitz Build over 200 volunteers come together for 3 days to build accessible wheelchair ramps for 25 recipients …

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Back elevation of modern rustic home by KGA Studio Architects

Home Technology Guide for Custom Homes

You’ve found the perfect plot of land, designed the home you’ve always wanted, and that dream kitchen is yours. What about home technology? Everyday technology is becoming more ingrained into our lives, and the home is no different. Now more …

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The design for the new staff living quarters at the Easterseals Rocky Mountain Village Camp

New Rocky Mountain Village Easterseals Camp Living Quarters

At KGA, giving back to the community is one of our core values. Each year we donate design services to a local nonprofit in need. Our latest project is designing a 2,200 SF staff residence for the Rocky Mountain Village …

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Custom home by KGA Studio Architects

Cost of Building a Custom Home: Where Does the Money Go?

How much will it cost to build my custom home? Should be an easy question, right? Unfortunately, it isn’t. Estimating the cost of building a custom home can be tricky due to the large number of variables at play. The …

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Living Room in Paired Home

Designing Homes for the Millennial Buyer

The millennial buyer has been on everyone’s minds for some time now, and for good reason. Generally defined as those born between 1981 and 1996, according to Pew Research the millennials are projected to overtake the baby boomers as America’s …

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Brown Shingle Style home with white garage doors

Why Hire an Architect for Your Remodel?

Remodel projects can range in size and complexity from small scale DIY projects in a single room to completely overhauling your home, inside and out. Depending on the size and scope of your remodel, hiring an architect for your project …

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