December 2009

Mining Colorado’s Rich Salvage Sources

Looking to restore authenticity to your home, but can’t find the historically appropriate materials? Or perhaps you’re searching for sources of salvaged building materials here in Colorado—like the ones  frequented by A-list designers and architects? Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine encourages us to think globally...

NYT: A Few Triumphs Pierce the Clouds of a Bleak Time

Last week, the American Institute of Architecture released data that confirmed the fears of many U.S. architects and builders—that an indicator of future commercial construction, The Architecture Billings Index—had reached new lows. For folks not in the industry, it’s a sign that design activity has...

Highlights from Climate and Architecture at Copenhagen

We all know architecture has the power to provoke conversation and challenge perceptions, and in this new age of sustainability, we must constantly ask what implications architecture has on our environment. But what are the effects of the built environment in relation to the five senses?...

2009 Greenbuild Conference: By The Numbers

At the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Phoenix last month, attendees were treated not only presentations from the likes of Al Gore and Sheryl Crow, but also to discussion of some serious sustainable topics that are at the forefront of the minds of architects, designers...

Environmental Travels

At Vertical Arts, we take care with each and every project to make sure our footprints are ecologically sensitive and ask that you take a similar interest in the health of our planet by employing that same reverence for environmental stewardship to your travels this winter. Here...

Welcome To Our New Blog

We are thrilled to announce our innovative new online presence that will allow you to interact with us in brand new ways and also to keep abreast of the latest trends and developments. Much more than just a new website or blog, our new online presence...

Best Installation Contest 2009

Be sure to check out 3Form's 4th Annual People's Choice Best Installation Contest. Vertical Arts entered the Varia Ecoresin/ linea ochre stairwell for the Commercial category. Vote for us! ...