August 2011

Apple Campus 2 designs released and Steve Jobs resigns

Hot on the heels of the released images of Apple's new Campus 2 in Cupertino, CA is the news that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is stepping down. Jobs himself described his 2.8 million square feet "futuristic" headquarters as looking "like a spaceship has landed". Not...

Architecture At Work in Outdoor Landscaping

A good way to marry innovative architecture is with great, modern decor. Your immediate thought may go to magnificent artpieces, etc. but when you live with modern style, art surpasses hanging pictures. A lot of contemporary architecture create open spaces in structure. Floor to wall windows,...

Our Modern Contemporary Style

Today we wanted to feature our River Road project. This sustainable remodel offers the best in mountain contemporary design. With clean lines and sleek finishes this home captures the beauty and ruggedness of the Rocky Mountain terrain. First the rendering...

Colorado’s Inspirational Summer Days

With one more month of great summer weather ahead of us, now is the time to get out and enjoy a Colorado summer day. From hiking and biking to kayaking and fly fishing, Colorado is a perfect summer playground. At Vertical Arts we are lucky...

Take a Look at the Best Collegiate Architecture

To celebrate the start of another school year, this week we will take a look at some of the best collegiate architecture around the country. Most colleges and universities that made the list are known for their storied buildings; others are gaining ground by capitalizing...

Vertical Arts Featured in August Issue of Mountain Living

We are currently featured in an eight page spread in the August issue of Mountain Living.  Our contemporary mountain design that we did for the Rotermund family is displayed in a great article titled "Outside Influences." Appropriately named, since this residence is a perfect blend...

Why Green is Good

Going green is more than a way to build here at Vertical Arts, it’s a way of life.  Our expertise in building green has led us to a lot of great projects. In this Steamboat residence for instance, we used the LEED certification process to...