Ghostly Architecture

Ghostly Architecture

On Halloween, the classic creepy haunted house that every kid trembled in their ghostly costume at the site of used to be a large, ornamental Victorian home. Kids “triple dog daring” their friends to ring the bell. Steep mansard roof covered in moss, gothic balcony with no access and a weather vane eerily squeaking from its… Continue Reading

Swing “Fore” Hunger Relief

Swing “Fore” Hunger Relief

Two of our most serious golfers on staff (okay, our only golfers) dusted off their neglected clubs, and agreed to play for a good cause. Dohn Construction hosted the charity golf tournament held at the Pelican Lakes Country Club in Windsor on Friday, August 19th to benefit The Food Bank of Larimer County. Joining Tim… Continue Reading

All the perks, none of the work!

All the perks, none of the work!

  Want to experience the scenery from this year’s Ride the Rockies without the strenuous training required? Then, you’re in luck…ride along with one of our architects on “remote” location this week. See Colorado like never before: 6 days, 403 miles and nearly 30,000 vertical feet ascension ON A BIKE! The Denver Post created this scenic… Continue Reading

When in Spain…

When in Spain…

Jet Setting: an international social group of wealthy people who travel the world to participate in social activities unavailable to ordinary people. Tom Kalert, Architecture Plus Principal, and his wife Lynn have reluctantly agreed to be our jet setting nominees. First Thailand and now Spain. Enjoy the views through his camera lens… Continue Reading

What the hell…..?… Denver’s Hateful Eight

What the hell…..?… Denver’s Hateful Eight

  If you’re reading this blog, we’re going to assume that you have an interest or background in design or architecture. If this is the case, you will probably react the way that we did to the writer Michael Paglia (Westword Magazine) and his insightful and hilarious article about the decline of Denver’s Architecture. We… Continue Reading

Hub Flub or Terminal Velocity?

Hub Flub or Terminal Velocity?

Okay, you’re here because you love architecture and design. You read this Blog because our mission is to point you to news that impacts those of you who take the time to look around, respect history and commit yourselves to talking about things other than perhaps the latest Kardashian selfie. Maybe you just need something to focus… Continue Reading

LOOK AWAY!

LOOK AWAY!

Okay, those of you who love to be terrified by crazy amusement park rides and things like sky bridges (walkways connecting two buildings high in the air) and sky platforms (glass balconies jutting out and over some random abyss), YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE THIS, you adrenaline junkies: Enter The Skyslide, suspended between the 69th and 70th… Continue Reading

World Trade Center Freak-Out

World Trade Center Freak-Out

I don’t know about YOU, but I haven’t been to the new One World Trade Center building. I have a friend who was a contender in proposing the new design, but after years of wrangling, the final design was chosen (not hers) and building started. After loving the Twin Towers for so many years, the whole thing… Continue Reading

The 2016 Pritzker Prize Winner

The 2016 Pritzker Prize Winner

Ah, the Pritzker. The Oscars of the Architecture World, except there’s only ONE: Purpose: To honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. Feast your eyes… Continue Reading

Back from the Holidaze

Back from the Holidaze

We’ve been working for a couple of weeks, but The Holidays are always a time to recharge. Coming back to a normal schedule sees us focusing and concentrating on our priorities.: current projects, new horizons. Speaking of new horizons, THIS video caught our attention. If your town is anything like ours, even the smallest street projects can… Continue Reading