Research and Creative Work

In the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver, students and faculty engage directly with our vibrant city, dynamic community, and magnificent landscape by working on real projects that make a real difference. Explore the ways research and creative projects at CAP ignite evolution that enriches places for people and the planet.

De Beque Fire Station

Date: 6/21/2009 - 9/20/2009
Principal Researchers:
  • Project Team: Richard Sales, CCCD staff, Julia Valiulina, CCCD student
  • Local Participants:Town of De Beque, CO
Location: De Beque, Mesa County, Colorado

Rural communities often need architectural design assistance when planning a new community facility such as a fire station. De Beque, Colorado had outgrown their building for their volunteer fire department and were in need of additional space that was also affordable. CCCD students developed several design options that could be modified based upon available budget.

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