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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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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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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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How Will COVID-19 Impact Single Family Home Design?

What will homebuyers be looking for post-COVID-19? With or without a pandemic, home design is always changing and evolving. Society, technology and the economy all influence the homes and communities we live in. As architects, it’s our job to stay …

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Single Family Build for Rent Homes – What You Need to Know

Single family build for rent (BFR) communities are quietly catching on across the country. In markets like Texas and Arizona, they’ve been a part of the real estate market for some time. Renters looking for more living space, a yard, …

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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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Prairie style home designed by KGA Studio Architects

Creating Communities with Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a great way to add value and make your homes and communities stand out to potential buyers. When considering curb appeal, it’s important to think about both the individual houses and the community as a whole. Will …

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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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John Zay Guest House Expansion by KGA Studio Architects

Helping Developers and Neighborhood Groups Find Common Ground

The holidays are a time of peace and understanding.  They’re also a great season for developers and neighborhood groups to work together and discover the best design solutions for new projects that have the good of the community in mind. …

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Creative Solutions for Affordable Housing

Creative Solutions for Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is a serious dilemma in Denver, and there are no easy answers.  However, some realistic solutions are within our grasp, if public agencies and private interests are willing to collaborate and create a shift in the built environment. …

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