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St. Francis Medical Center Expansion Recognized by AGC Colorado

Congratulations to our our amazing A/E and construction team for winning the Bronze ACE Award from AGC Colorado for the St. Francis Medical Center expansion! This challenging complex project expanded the Emergency Department while improving its efficiency, expanded the Level III NICU, and added four new Operating Rooms. It was one of the first projects in Colorado to utilize Integrated Project Delivery with a multi-party agreement and came in 56 days ahead of schedule and 2% below the target cost. See page 72 of this month’s Colorado Construction & Design Magazine. 

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RTA is Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 High School Architecture Class!

Our 7th annual High School Architecture Class is starting soon! The class is free and open to all high school students in the Pikes Peak region. Applications are due no later than January 29th, and class will begin on February 12th. Please contact Scott at for more info and to get an application.

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RTA Principal Stuart Coppedge Featured Speaker in Downtown Colorado Springs City Center Series

Join us at the Downtown Partnership’s City Center Series on Jan. 22 where Principal Stuart Coppedge will be featured as a Local Great Mind. It will be an exciting conversation on how innovative design is driving sustainability and increased accessibility at the RTA/GWWO, Inc. Architects – designed Pikes Peak Summit House. Register here! http://downtowncs.com/citycenter 

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2019 Pikes Peak Summit Complex Year in Review

What an incredible year it’s been for construction progress on the new RTA/GWWO-designed Summit Complex atop Pikes Peak! Take a look at all that’s happened in 2019 on this amazing project, the highest ongoing construction site in North America. 🗻 Read more about this great project here


Lake City Community School Continues to Progress

Construction on the Hinsdale County School District Lake City Community School is well underway! Despite snow and chilly conditions, significant progress has been made on the framing, insulation, roof, and windows. The renovation is expected to be complete for the start of the 2020 school year. Read more about this exciting project here.

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from RTA Architects! So our employees may enjoy time with family and friends, our office will be closed from 12:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24th through Friday December 27th. We will re-open on Monday December 30th for normal business hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (all times are Mountain). We will also be closed on New Year's Day January 1st. Happy holidays and thank you for an amazing 2019! 

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Space Foundation Office Unveiled

As part of our work with the Space Foundation, RTA created a new and dynamic image for the much-needed office expansion of this growing educational organization. The new space-themed area was recently completed and unveiled in a celebration attended by staff and the design team.

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Chinook Trail Middle School Wins DBIA Awards

We are excited to announce that the Chinook Trail Middle School project has received two awards from the Design-Build Institute of America Rocky Mountain Chapter! This incredible project won the Education Category as well as the overall Best Project. Congratulations to the hardworking team! 

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