Architecture

We believe that quality building design oriented to shape great urban space is the catalyst for enduring value.  To this end, we have propagated Design Criteria and partnered with some of the city’s best design professionals to form an Architectural Control Committee. The committee evaluates  each project against the criteria to challenge applicants to propose, not only inspired building designs, but designs that enhance the public realm, support community, and reinforce the use of public transit. The ACC is primarily focused on the qualitative aspects of proposed projects.

The City of Denver has also propagated Standards and Guidelines for the review of each project. The Standards and Guidelines are quantitative in nature and define height, setback and transparency requirements for each project.

Download the Design Criteria

Download the Standards and Guidelines

Partner Firms

Open Studio

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Civitas