The 90%

March 28th, 2017

Nearly 90% of the average American’s time is spent indoors.[1]  This is just one reason why we think it’s important that all our building designs give occupants the opportunity to be outside.  The many documented benefits of even as little […]

Rocky Mountain High

March 20th, 2017

Abundant sunshine, fresh air, winding creeks, towering pines, pillows of snow, and jagged peaks are just a few of the many images conjured when daydreaming about the Colorado mountain landscape. Our human desire to be in touch with natural elements […]

Speaking the Same Language

January 25th, 2017

People are a product of their environment, as the saying goes, but this idea of being influenced by one’s environment is not exclusive to people, vernacular architecture is also a part of its environment, as it is informed by many […]

HPA: 2016 by the Numbers

December 21st, 2016

History HPA was founded April 4, 1994 by Dennis and Joe.  Several offices, new employees, and hundreds of projects later, the company celebrated its 22nd anniversary in 2016. Major Projects In 2016, HPA worked on over 35 major projects, including […]

With Open Arms

November 14th, 2016

From one of the most celebrated structures in Denver to sitting idle on the fringe of our most prominent pedestrian park – the McNichols Civic Center Building exemplifies the struggle many historic buildings go through to find a new purpose.  […]