July 2017

Volcano Bay Awarded Best New Theme Park!

Theme Park Insider Awards Awarded Volcano Bay; Orlando, Florida as Best New Theme Park. See all of the Awards listed here: http://www.themeparkinsider.com/awards/

More information on Volcano Bay can be found here: https://www.universalorlando.com/web/en/us/theme-parks/volcano-bay/index.html


 

July 2017

PCBC Gold Nugget Award Winners!

Lowry at Boulevard One; Denver, Colorado – Merit Award, Best Single Family Home 2,500 – 2,999 sf

Balfour at Littleton; Jefferson County, Colorado – Merit Award, Best On The Boards Seniors Project

To see all of this year’s Gold Nugget winners visit: http://www.goldnuggetawards.com/2017GoldNuggetAwards/index.html

 


 

March 2017

Centennial Olympic Park in the News

Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park Renovation is underway! Click here for an interactive Map and flythrough video of the work in Progress.


 

 

February 2017

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NEW ASSOCIATE

Brett Marsengill, AICP, RLA, LEED AP, a key leader for our Atlanta office, has become an Associate at DTJ!


 

January 2017

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2017 BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARD WINNER

For the second year in a row DTJ won the Platinum Award for a Community Facility
2017 – The Lake Club at Centerra is a Platinum Award Winner, and the Rocky Mountain “Best in Region” Award


 

August 2016

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Announcing 4 New Associates

DTJ DESIGN recently named the following team members as Associates:

Zach Earheart, Senior Designer/Project Manager

Seth Hart, Senior Designer/Project Manager

David Poppleton, RA, Senior Architect

Brian Ryckman, Senior Designer/Landscape Architect

Congratulations to Zach, Seth, David and Brian!


 

August 2016

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Designing for the 55+ Market: Your Top 20 Questions Answered

DTJ DESIGN Principal, Tom Kopf, will be speaking on a panel Thursday, August 4th at the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver ‘Designing for the 55+ Market’ Event! You can find more information about the panel, other speakers and register for the event here: http://www.hbadenver.com/BEO


July 2016

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Building a Legacy – Planning for the Future

Brett Marsengill, AICP, RLA, LEED AP has joined DTJ as Sr. Landscape Architect & Planner, and key leader for the Atlanta office.


 

January 2016

2015 BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARD WINNER

DTJ won the Platinum Award for a Community Facility for the Shed at Midtown!

Read more about this project on BALA’s website


 

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January 2016

2015 BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARD WINNER

DTJ won the Platinum Award for a Community Facility for the Shed at Midtown!

Read more about this project on BALA’s website


 

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January 2016

2015 BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARD WINNER

DTJ won the Silver Award for Detached Home up to 2,000 sf for Solterra – Signature 1!

Read more about this project on BALA’s website


 

January 2016

NEW EMPLOYEES

DTJ started off 2016 strong with several new hires in both our offices! A warm welcome to all.

Amy Conway – Planning, Boulder

Denise George – Planning, Boulder

Nick Hoffman – Architecture, Boulder

Matt Kintner – Landscape Architecture, Boulder

Chris Lazarek – Landscape Architecture, Atlanta


 

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January 2016

NEW PARTNER

DTJ is thrilled to have Todd Hill, ASLA, LEED AP, Director of DTJ’s Atlanta office, as the newest partner at DTJ.  Todd provides a combination of high design, personal touch and sustainable principles in his global portfolio of landscape architecture, community planning and urban regeneration projects. Congratulations Todd!

 


 

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November 2015

2015 MAME AWARD WINNER

DTJ and Brookfield Residential won the 2015 MAME Award for Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home under 2,200 sf for the Solterra Signature 1!

For more information check out Brookfield Residential’s Press release.

 


 

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November 2015

2015 MAME FINALIST

DTJ ‘s Lake Club at Centerra was a finalist for the 2015 MAME Award for Best Community Amenity. McWhinney was the developer, and TRIO Environments did the interior design. Hats off to a great team!

Click here to see the list of all of the 2015 winners and finalists!

 


 

 

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March 2015

NEW ASSOCIATE

DTJ recently named senior architect Lee Payne as Associate. With a focus on complete project integration Lee is involved in all aspects of project delivery; from concept and yield studies through construction. He specializes in mixed-use, senior living and multifamily, residential, corporate campus and office facilities, places of assembly and retail environments. Congratulations Lee!

 


 

February 2015

FOREST LAKES

DTJ is pleased to share in the excitement around the Forest Lakes Community in Halifax, Nova Scotia. DTJ has been working with Terra Firma Development Corporation over the past four years to provide landscape architecture, architecture, and planning for this highly amenitized, four season lifestyle community.

 


 

 

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January 2015

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DTJ Founding Partner Bruce Downing inducted into the Best in American Living Hall of Fame!

DTJ is extremely proud and pleased to announce Founding Partner Bruce Downing’s induction into the BALA Hall of Fame.  From developing the first Planned Unit Development in Colorado and pioneering solar homes, to beautiful golf communities and luxury lifestyle living, his award-winning projects and contribution to the residential industry has been significant.  Bruce was celebrated at the BALA Awards Ceremony and the International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas last week. Congratulations Bruce!

 


 

 

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January 2015

PROGREEN PARKLET

The ProGreen Expo is going on this week at the Denver Convention Center and we are excited that DTJer Susan Wade will be presenting as part of the Friday 10 X 10 Design Presentation (Part II). This past spring, Susan and a few other DTJ women won the City’s competition to design and build Boulder’s first Parklet. Susan’s presentation will focus on the design and construction process that made the Parklet a success.

 


 

 

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January 2015

VEGAS BUILDERS SHOW

DTJ hopes you can join us at the 2015 Builders Show in Las Vegas.  Principals Steve James and Tom Kopf will be giving a series of presentations between Jan 20th and Jan 22nd.  Topics to include: Site Design, Small Sites for Big Success, and Indoor Design Meets Outdoor Living.

 


 

January 2015

TODD IN NASSAU

DTJ’s Todd Hill has been invited back to Nassau to revisit the 2004 EDAW plan for ‘Nassau Harbour – Bay Street Regeneration.’   Todd will help restudy the unexecuted plan and adapt it to the present conditions, which include dilapidated commercial and residential challenges.  Called “An ambitious and much-needed project to regenerate Bay Street” by Nassau’s Tribune242, we are excited to see what Todd can accomplish!

 


 

 

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November 2014

ASLA CONFERENCE

 


 

November 2014

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE

We are excited to share that DTJ has been featured in Landscape Architect and Specifier News. The article highlights some of our recent work in Colorado and internationally. Check out the online version for the full story and some fantastic photography of the featured projects.

 


 

November 2014

GW BUILDER MAGAZINE

DTJ Senior Landscape Architect, Greg White, shares some ideas and advice on water-wise design. Check out his article for Builder Magazine.

 


 

 

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October 2014

BAHAMA VISIT

Several years in the making, DTJ Design is excited to be working in the Bahamas on the redevelopment of downtown Nassau.  DTJ Atlanta Director Todd Hill (left) and Designer Louie Northern (right) traveled to meet with Nassau officials last week.  Here, you see them posed outside of local restaurant- meetings and designing works up quite an appetite!

 


 

 

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October 2014

MIDTOWN AWARD

DTJ’s Residence Two at Midtown continues to win big; this time with a 2014 Builder’s Choice GRAND Award for Production, Semi-Custom, or Spec 3,500 Square Feet or Less.  According to Builder Magazine, The jury predicted the finished product will enjoy broad appeal, praising its “attractive” exterior, sunny interior, and “very creative” floor plan.”

 


 

 

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October 2014

PARKLET

Fall has arrived and that means it’s time for Boulder’s first temporary Parklet to be taken down. It’s had a great response and we are so glad that the team of designers involved in the volunteer project included a few DTJers!

 


 

 

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June 2014

GOLD NUGGET AWARDS

Midtown’s Residence Two was recognized for its design artistry once again with PCBC’s Gold Nugget GRAND Award.  DTJ’s Lushan West Sea Golf Club, Nanchang, China (pictured) on a Merit Award for Best International Commercial/Specialty Building.

 


 

 

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February 2014

GLITZ & GLAMOUR

Midtown’s Residence Two shined bright at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas with Three Awards:

The Nationals – Gold Award – Best Architectural Design for a Home up to 2,000 sf
Best in American Living – Platinum Award – Best Home under 2,000 sf
Best in American Living – Best in Region – Mountain

 


 

February 4-6, 2014

BUILDERS ARE THE BEST

 Tom Kopf and Steve James shared new ideas and inspiration at the International Builders Show. Tom presented “Great Places and Green Spaces: Curb Appeal through Sustainable Design” and “How Community Amenities Sell Homes” Steve James presented- “Showcase the Full Potential of Outdoor Living” and both Tom and Steve participated in Site Design Plan Review.

 


 

Winter 2014

ROCK YOUR PROJECT

Tom Kopf’s article, The Perfect Place, is featured in NAHB’s new Best in American Living online magazine. Winter 2014 is the inaugural issue…check it out to learn how amenities will rock your project in the marketplace. 

 


 

August 2013

COOL COURTYARDS

Indoor – outdoor living was celebrated in an article by Steve James in Builder Magazine. The article looks at making outdoor space the heart of a small lot plan to create homes that live bigger and sell better.

 


 

June 2013

NEW TALENT, NEW MARKETS

Todd Hill, ASLA, LEED AP, joined DTJ as the Director of DTJ’s new Atlanta office.  Todd provides a combination of high design, personal touch and sustainable principles in his global portfolio of landscape architecture, community planning and urban regeneration projects.

 


 

June 20-22, 2013

LIFELONG LEARNING

DTJ Architecture Studio Principals Steve James, Dave Williams and Joseph Ginther gained valuable industry knowledge and inspiration from the myriad of presentations at the AIA National Convention in Denver.

 


 

June 16 – 18, 2013

YOU BE THE JUDGE

Principal Steve James was honored to judge the Builder’s Choice and Custom Home Awards in Washington, DC.

 


 

June 6 & 7, 2013

SPRING INTO ACTION

NAHB Spring Board Meeting

Tom Kopf participated in Design and Land Development committee meetings, and volunteered to help update NAHB’s Developer Checklist

 


 

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GROUNDBREAKING

Steve James spoke at the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference, along with Tom Morton of Brookfield Residential. The presentation entitled “From Brown to Green: Successful Strategies for Urban Brownfield Redevelopment” showcased the new Midtown project in Denver as a case study.

 

 

 

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April 11, 2013

HIP PLACE TO LIVE

One of DTJ’s floor plans for Brookfield Residential’s new Midtown project was published in the Denver Post.

 

 

 

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February 8, 2013

DESIGNING THE FUTURE

Tom Kopf was the Keynote Speaker for Wake Up & Dream: Creating an Eco-Village for Oklahoma State University, Speaker Series.

 


 

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January 29, 2013

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Steve’s presentation at the International Builder’s Show was highlighted in Custom Home Magazine online “Tips for Creating Great Outdoor Spaces.”
Read the article here

 

 

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January 22-24, 2013

HOORAY FOR HOMEBUILDERS

International Builders Show – Tom Kopf and Steve James presented programs on Design and Land Development. Steve was on a panel presenting “Look Outside your Window: Create Appealing Outdoor Living Environments”, and Tom spoke on Achieving Green Development Objectives through Site Planning”

 

 

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SHARING SUCCESS

Tom Kopf shared recent insights from project-related work abroad in Land Development Magazine with an article entitled “Exporting Knowledge: Helping the World Build Better Places”

 

 

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AND THE WINNER IS…

DTJ received a Gold Nugget Grand Award for International On-The-Boards Project for Pai Hu, an ecological resort destination community in Wuhan, China.
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