Under Construction in Applewood | New, Modern Home

Currently under construction is this ArcWest Architects-designed new, modern home on a .3 acre lot in Lakewood’s popular Applewood neighborhood. The location is idyllic – a secluded site at the end of a cul-de-sac, surrounded by trees in a quiet, established neighborhood. A gulch flows nearby and the home was designed to take advantage of … Continued

West Highlands | Home Remodel & Addition

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Residential project under construction in West Highlands: Complete interior renovation, dropping basement slab, rear sunroom addition with Master Suite above on 2nd Floor. Design by ArcWest Architects | Construction by SquareRoot     

Under Design | Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in Sunnyside

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ArcWest Architects is currently designing an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) for a unique lot on Tejon Street in Denver’s Sunnyside neighborhood. The existing home and lot have a Tejon street address, but none of the property’s lot lines abut an actual street. After corresponding with the City and County of Denver about this particular lot, … Continued

So you think you want to build an ADU in Denver?

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First look at the Denver Zoning Standards & Requirements Often referred to as a Carriage House, the acronym “ADU” is becoming part of the Denver residential vernacular. The abbreviation stands for “Accessory Dwelling Unit” for those who are not familiar with the term. It simply means a secondary living space or apartment that occupies a … Continued

Edgewater Mixed Use | Private Residence Project Underway

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Designed by ArcWest Architects, construction is underway on a cool mixed use project in Edgewater. ArcWest helped the property owners adapt a commercial one-story building to accommodate mixed use. A new second story single family unit is being added, and the existing commercial one story building will be used as a private residence and garage. … Continued

Country Modern | Arvada, CO

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Designed by ArcWest Architects, this custom dream home is nearing completion on a five acre, rare agricultural lot in unincorporated Jefferson County/West Arvada. This 9,000 sf+ single story home is nestled into a hillside with full walk-out garden level below. Living areas at the upper level walk out to a heavy timber-covered patio. Garden level … Continued

Potter Highlands | Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

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ArcWest has been designing a variety of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in several of Denver’s historic neighborhoods. ADUs are detached accessory dwelling units such as a guest house that are detached from the primary residence and contain provisions for sleeping, cooking, and sanitation. Homeowners in Denver’s Highlands neighborhood recently hired ArcWest looking to add an Accessory Dwelling Unit to … Continued