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The Design Guidelines and Standards apply to all projects in the Town of Telluride, including alterations to existing structures as well as the construction of new buildings. Taking on a project in a historic community can, at its outset, appear quite challenging. One of the purposes of this document is to help clarify the goals and objectives that Telluride has for enhancing its natural and historic sense of place. To assist in this endeavor, consider the following four precepts as you consider any potential project.