Droughts, Fires and Floods, Oh My

We’ve become far too accustomed to the fears of drought, fire and flood here in Colorado. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to help protect your home and loved ones within. Whether you’re building a custom home in the forest, or a dense urban neighborhood, call our...
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We Love Our Surveyors!

Karl will tell you, if he hasn’t already, that it was his disdain for surveyors not knowing what they were doing as it relates to civil engineering, that made him become one himself. We now have a surveying team of four kick-a$$ surveyors getting it done, and done right, for our...
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Always hiring the right people

For nearly 10 years now, ALC has been on a constant growth cycle. We are often asked if we’re hiring, the answer is always yes… for the right people. If you have a great work ethic and want to work for a dynamic firm in Denver or Colorado Springs, contact u...
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Ohio Avenue Streetscape – Gunnison

As we proceed with the public process for the City of Gunnison and Western State Colorado University, ALC is asking the public to provide input on the street design for Ohio Avenue between the University and Main Street. We would like to ask the community to participate outside...
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Highlights from the Congress for the New Urbanism – Seattle #cnu25

I am currently wrapping up my fifth CNU, this year in Seattle. The Congresses are always fascinating to me, but dissimilar to most non-CNU conferences. Sure the CNU is packed with sessions in conference rooms along with tours, but the takeaway is really in the conversations that...
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What type of Survey do you need?

Confusion often arises about the type of survey that is necessary. Unless you are creating the surveys, this can be a confusing topic. We’ll try to clear it up for you. IMPROVEMENT LOCATION CERTIFICATE (ILC) – Basic drawing that shows general location of existing...
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Pueblo Landscape Standards

In 2007, the State of Colorado signed a bill requiring a landscape architect’s stamp for development projects, which most municipalities, including Pueblo, have added to their ordinance. Pueblo’s landscape performance standards can be found in the Pueblo Zoning Code in Sec....
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