Remodel Architecture

Remodeled modern farmhouse home - view of rear elevation and backyard with swimming pool

How to Start a Home Remodel

The idea of a home 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 more …

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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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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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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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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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Tips for Navigating the Permitting Process

5 Tips for Navigating the Permitting Process Smoothly

We recently sat down with Laura Swartz, Communications Specialist for Denver’s Community Planning and Development department, to talk about the permitting process and how best to navigate it. Our biggest takeaway? While the permitting process has historically gotten a bad …

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Questions to Ask When Hiring an Architect

9 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Architect

Selecting an architect is an important decision. Most people interview 2 to 3 architects before making a choice. We are all familiar with the basic questions to ask, such as for references and portfolio examples. But sometimes you don’t know …

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Must have technology for your home remodel

Must-Have Home Technology Products for Your Remodel Project

Remodeling a home is an exciting process that breathes new life into old living spaces. With the right design and construction teams in place, the results of this transformation can be astounding. But, while you’re choosing new color palettes or …

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Custom home in progress

Cost of Building a Custom Home

What is the cost of building a custom home? This is a common – and important – question that homeowners ask when considering building a custom home. There is no simple answer – the answer is always going to be, …

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