Travel and Design Inspiration Part 2

Predictable and Unpredictable Travel Destinations

Travel destinations fall into two major categories: predictable or unpredictable. Predictable locations are those you’ve visited before; perhaps a favorite vacation destination such as Disneyland or for me, Hawaii. The trip feels like a comfy slipper. Unpredictable destinations are those you’ve not stepped foot before; the experience is new, filled with mystery.  Expectations are not… Read more »

The Valencia Model at Estancia in Colorado Springs Took Home a Silver Award at the 2015 Nationals.

KGA Receives National Recognition at this Year’s International Builders’ Show

They say what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas…but in the case of the International Builders’ Show, there was lots to bring home. There were lessons learned at the seminars, trends discussed at the round table discussions, and plenty of new products to see. Paul Mahony, John Guilliams and Jerry Gloss attended this… Read more »

Sustainability Today

Sustainability Today

As an architect with over thirty years of active duty I have seen a lot of change within the industry.  The time we live in now is by far the most interesting, exciting and fastest changing of any–it is an accelerating intersection of information, technology and interconnectedness. The focus on sustainability is reminiscent of the… Read more »

Join KGA at the 2015 International Builders' Show

Join KGA at the 2015 International Builders’ Show

KGA Studio Architects will be participating in 3 different programs at the 2015 International Builders’ Show held in Las Vegas from January 20-22, 2015. We hope to see you there!   60 Minutes Live: Design a Millennial Floor Plan Tuesday, January 20th from 1:00-2:00pm | Location: South 229 (Tech Hub) Panelists include: Jerry Gloss and… Read more »

KGA Studio Architects PC Announces New Partners

KGA Studio Architects PC (formerly Knudson Gloss) is excited to announce that Jennifer Williams and John Guilliams will join Jerry Gloss and Paul Mahony as Partners. With the addition of Jennifer and John as Partners, KGA is taking another step toward the future.  “They are both greatly admired for their unique achievements,” said Paul Mahony,… Read more »

KGA Studio Architects’ Jerry Gloss Recognized with 2014 MAME Legends Award

The 2014 MAME Awards were held on October 4th and KGA partner Jerry Gloss was recognized with an award so significant, it is our pleasure to share the details with you. The Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards honor top achievers in the new home industry. MAME is presented by the Sales and Marketing Council… Read more »

Please Save Another: Raising Awareness for Prostate Cancer

John Guilliams and Jerry Gloss, both with KGA Studio Architects, attended a fundraising dinner to benefit the Please Save Another Foundation on September 11, 2014. The dinner followed the “Don’t Fear the Finger” golf outing, an out of the ordinary event that puts a humorous spin on an embarrassing examination few men like to discuss,… Read more »

KGA Wins CARE Award for Best Exterior Remodel

The Colorado Awards for Remodeling Excellence, known as the CARE awards, took place on Thursday, September 11th, at the Galleria of Stone. The CARE Awards program is hosted annually by the Remodelers Council of the Denver Home Builders Association, and is the largest and longest running contest recognizing excellence in residential remodeling in Colorado. The… Read more »

Urban living is luring suburban inhabitants back to the vibrancy of the city

Urban living is luring suburban inhabitants back to the vibrancy of the city. Denver along with other cities in the Front Range like Louisville are some of the best places to live in the country. The reasons are plentiful: tree-lined streets, a sense of community, improved schools, mass transit, walking access to mature parks, restaurants,… Read more »

Enduring…future-casting of “ I deserve it features” in the years to come.

This is the last in a series of articles focused on the “I deserve it features” that are now appearing in today’s housing marketplace. With an improving housing market, cost based design is evolving  to value based design which is sprinkled with “opportunities” for buyer choices and upgrades. In previous articles we have looked at… Read more »