What's Happening
06/2019
Gold Nugget Merit Award Winner!

The Rouge at Pivot was awarded a Gold Nugget Merit Award for Best Multifamily Housing Community under 15 du/acre.

05/2019
DTJ Welcomes New Leadership

Reinforcing DTJ’s commitment to our Projects and Relationships in Texas we are pleased to welcome Francois de Kock to the DTJ Team and the launch of our Dallas office!

05/2019
Black Windows and Bold Colors Enhance a Senior Living Community

A wonderful feature of Balfour at Littleton’s windows and doors by Milgard Windows and Doors. Details like these really take projects to the next level!

 

04/2019
Outdoor Living for All Seasons – Professional Builder Article

DTJ Associate Seth Hart describes the award-winning Magnolia at Westside Landing in this Professional Builder article about outdoor living for all seasons. Read the article here.

02/2019
40 Under 40

Two of our Outstanding Associates have been honored as part of 40 under 40 this year!
Read more on Seth Hart and David Poppleton

02/2019
International Builders Show Awards

We had a great time at the The International Builders’ Show (IBS) this week, and we are thrilled to be coming home with some awards!

Great work DTJ team!

Gold – 55+ Detached Home 2,501 – 3,000sf – 104 Bella Colinas – Magnolia Model, Rough Hollow
Silver – 55+ Community On The Boards – Balfour at Lavender Farms
Silver – Detached Home 3,001 – 3,500sf – The Retreat at Panacea Stapleton

02/2019
Green Builder Media Award

Green Builder Media has awarded the Panacea Collection as a Green Home of The Year Award Winner!
https://www.greenbuildermedia.com/design/2019-green-home-of-the-year-award-winner-peak-performer

02/2019
Balfour at Littleton Article

Here is a great article showcasing this unique Project in the Equine Chronicle.

12/2018
Legend Award

Steve James, AIA – DTJ Founding Principal Wins the Prestigious MAME Legend Award

12/2018
MAME Awards

DTJ’s Awards this year included:

  • Steve James, AIA Founding Partner Legend Award
  • Best Architectural Design of a Model Attached Home – 47th Avenue Rowhomes, The Union
  • Best Architectural Design of a Model, Detached Home 2,001 – 2,600 sf – Crescendo at Central Park, Plan 2205
  • Best Green Home Design – Panacea Collection at Stapleton

Attached Home of the Year – Live at Downtown Superior, The Denver

11/2018
Leadership Announcement

Gage Duran, AIA is DTJ’s newest Associate! Gage has over 16 years’ experience encompassing design acumen, technical ability, efficiency, construction management and real estate development for single-family, townhome and multi-family products, community clubs, and mixed-use/infill projects.

10/2018
DTJ Announces New Associate Principals

DTJ is pleased to announce that Jay Johnston, RLA, Lee Payne, AIA, and Greg White, ASLA have accepted new leadership roles as Associate Principals. All three have a long tenure and history of success in the areas of design, project management, company leadership, sustainable initiatives, and business development.  They value long-term client relationships and mentoring staff for success. Jay, Lee and Greg continue to be instrumental in the growth of DTJ.

03/2018
Ferris Award for The Best Theme Park Planning in China 2017

The Chongqing Mayan Water park Project was awarded the Best Theme Park Planning in China Award for 2017! Thank you to everyone who contributed to this success!

03/2018
DTJ Integrating Open Spaces in Development for 50 years

The Colorado Real Estate Journal recently shared an article Celebrating DTJ’s 50-year History of architecture, planning and landscape architecture. We are so proud of reaching this milestone, and sincerely thank everyone who has contributed to the past 50 years! Read the article here.

02/2018
Groundbreaking at Balfour Louisville!

The Project team happily broke ground at the Balfour Louisville Project in early February, see some highlights on our facebook page

02/2018
Balfour at Littleton NAHB Silver Award!

The DTJ Team is very proud to be working on the Balfour at Littleton Project that recently was awarded the NAHB Silver Award for Best 55+ On the Boards Community or Project! 
Here is a quick video showing how progress is coming along: Watch the video.

09/2017
Lushan West Sea Golf Club Honored by AIA Colorado

AIA Colorado awarded the Lushan West Sea Golf Club Project with an Honorable Mention

More information about the Lushan West Sea Golf Club Project can be found on the ARCHITECT Magazine website

09/2017
Real de la Quinta Video

The DTJ Team is very proud to be working on the Real de la Quinta Project in Benahavis, Malaga, Spain. The organization has released a video about the Project. The video features comments by some of the DTJ Partners and Design Team that have been working on the Project.

Learn more about this exciting Project on the Company website.

07/2017
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: https://www.goldnuggetawards.com/2017GoldNuggetAwards/index.html

07/2017
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: https://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

03/2017
Centennial Olympic Park in the News

Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park Renovation is underway! See the work in Progress.

01/2017
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

08/2016
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 or register for the event on their website.

08/2016
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!

01/2016
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!

01/2016
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

01/2016
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

01/2016
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.

11/2015
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!

See the list of all of the 2015 winners and finalists!

11/2015
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.

03/2015
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!

02/2015
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.

01/2015
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!

01/2015
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.

01/2015
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.

01/2015
RBD BALA Award

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!

11/2014
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.

11/2014
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.

10/2014
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!

10/2014
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.”

10/2014
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!

06/2014
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.

02/2014
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.

02/2014
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.

02/2014
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

08/2013
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.

06/2013
Lifelong Learning

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

06/2013
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.

06/2013
You be the Judge

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

06/2013
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

06/2013
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.

04/2013
Hip Place to Live

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

02/2013
Designing the Future

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

01/2013
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

01/2013
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”

12/2012
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”

06/2012
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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