au workshop

Formed in 2013 as an idea-driven design practice with global vision, we focus on designing quality authentic architecture and catalytic urban, civic and commercial projects sustainably invigorating streets, neighborhoods and cities.  [au]workshop’s current design portfolio includes hospitality, workplace, housing, master planning, and civic projects in the Western United States and Asia. The firm’s two principals Randy Shortridge and Jason Kersley have nearly a half century of combined experience designing projects at all scales on five continents.

[au]workshop was named the 2015 AIA Colorado North Firm of the Year, an award that recognizes an AIA-member firm that has contributed to the profession and has set an example in design, service and leadership to AIA Colorado North—a region that includes Boulder, Greeley and Fort Collins.


Saunders Construction

The Saunders vision—break the mold of our industry, revolutionize the construction experience and build what matters—is driven by our reputation and relationships that have been built in the communities in which we work. Since Dick Saunders founded our organization over four decades ago, we continue to embody our core values—Care, Collaboration, Commitment and Community—in everything we do.

Established in 1972, Saunders Construction is an employee-owned corporation with over $6 billion in completed projects throughout the Rocky Mountain region. As one of the region’s top construction management firms, Saunders brings the resources, expertise, technology and community relationships to deliver solutions that meet our clients’ needs. Saunders excels in building office, municipal, educational, mixed-use, healthcare, residential, recreational, hospitality, mission critical, cultural and retail facilities. Our aim is to build what matters, regardless of project scope. We execute projects ranging from under $1 million to in excess of $200 million. We have been the recipient of more than 100 industry awards for construction excellence, employee achievements and community contributions.

Forged from over four decades of building community relationships and project leaders, Saunders Commercial Development is a natural extension of our core services. Saunders Commercial Development understands that trust, collaboration and expertise are foremost to a successful real estate development project. We draw on our integrity, persistence and an integrated real estate and construction platform to maximize our clients’ investments. Saunders strives to break the mold through our ability to streamline the complete development process coupled with our deep knowledge of each community and regulatory landscape.

Led by an industry leading real estate investment and development team, Saunders Commercial Development provides a level of service that complements our world-class construction services.


This tiny development company owned by the principals of [au]workshop, is focused on creating high-quality and unique urban redevelopments with an eye to making improvements with impact.