Custom Home Architecture

Lighting for Better Health and Wellness

Light plays a big role in our lives.  Have you ever noticed a mood shift during the winter, particularly when those short and sometimes gloomy days start to stack up?  The decrease in sunlight can disrupt our internal clocks and …

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Comfortable family room with oversized sliding doors to outside. By KGA Studio Architects.

The Role of Comfort in Wellness at Home

Staying healthy and well is top of mind for most of us right now. Whether you’ve spent the past month – or longer – sheltering in place, there’s been more than enough time to discover whether your home is comfortable …

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Home Office by KGA Studio Architects

Technology, Collaboration and Communication: How KGA is Moving Forward

These are uncertain times, but one thing is certain. Our team is dedicated to continuing to offer the highest level of service and deliver your projects safely and on time as we navigate COVID-19. While things have been anything but …

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Living Room by KGA Studio Architects

Getting Rid of Invisible Toxins in Your Home

With wellness at the forefront of our daily actions and activities, I was surprised it never occurred to me to think about wellness inside my own home. Until recently, that is.  A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to …

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Outdoor Living Spaces for a Happier, Healthier You

Spending time outdoors can actually make you happier and healthier. Yep, you heard right. I don’t know about you, but this season of resolutions paired with a few glimpses of sunshine and warmer days already has me dreaming about being …

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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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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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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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Outdoor Kitchen designed Artisan Outdoor Kitchens

Designing the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

As traditional backyards evolve into luxurious outdoor living spaces, custom outdoor kitchens featuring stainless steel cabinetry are leading the way. Known for its longevity, easy maintenance and wide array of beautiful finish options, stainless steel is an ideal material for …

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Custom Home Site in Ravenna with partially built home

Timing it Right to Start Building a Custom Home in the Spring

We often hear from clients who would like to start building a custom home in the spring. Spring is a popular time to start building, however in most states (Colorado included) builders work year-round. Seasonal weather has a definite impact …

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Close up of feet in athletic shoes outdoors going for a walk

Designing for Wellness

Why Wellness? Simply put, our current built environment is working against our health and wellness. According to the Global Wellness Institute’s 2018 report “Build Well to Live Well,” the greatest health risks we face today are a result of sedentary …

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View of mountains and fall foliage

Considerations for Building a Mountain Home in Colorado

Thinking about building a mountain home in Colorado? Finding the perfect lot is the first step towards making your dreams of mountain living come true. If you’re planning to build a custom home in Colorado – especially in the mountains …

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