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A Reconnection to NATURE through PLAY
Humans have always craved a connection to the natural world, like a calling of the wild, pulling us back to our primitive roots. In the ever changing modernization of our world and living situations today, we as a culture have a strong desire to recouple ourselves to experiences that are real, add enrichment and even a touch of chaos to the rigidity of our everyday lives.
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Exciting New Life for a Denver Candy Factory Site
Once the site of a candy manufacturer, The Ridge at Ward Station, developed by Toll Brothers, establishes an infill townhome community within steps of the Wheat Ridge Ward Station, light rail station.
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Impactful Design for an Evolving Community
Quality communities realize the impact that smart planning and thoughtful design can have on their future.
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Celebrating New Leadership in Boulder + Dallas
DTJ is thrilled to announce three new Associate Principals and two new Associates in our Boulder and Dallas offices!
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Multi-Generational Housing with Built-in Flexibility for Life Stages
by Omar Lopez, DTJ Designer Aptly named The Descent, this plan focuses on providing a life-cycle to a home that is consistent with that of its owner. When a multi-generational plan is first purchased, it includes a suite space meant to be inhabited by the grandparents (the oldest generation), a dedicated space for the owner,…
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Rethinking Cemeteries in our Communities
While not a project type synonymous with DTJ, cemeteries are an important component within communities and like all other designed environments they should be re-examined in our new normal. Most cemeteries that people are familiar with (and live nearby) are generally composed of open lawns, formally arranged grave sites, and critically located landscape, otherwise known…
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Water Use in the West and the New Not-So-New Thinking About Our Landscapes
Warm weather is upon us, the time of year when we get excited about the possibilities of a new project’s growth or have a renewed energy toward our home garden. But despite the beautiful weather, we find ourselves in an unprecedented time of change where future priorities are reevaluated every day.
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