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Barcelona Tower Competition

Barcelona, Spain Proposed precast concrete tower in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain directly across from the Plaza del MACBA serving as a youth hostel. The tower introduces a series of voids and projections in order to create a textured facade whereby inhabitants can commingle along the cliff like exterior. The precast panels are arranged...

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Suburban Bank Renovation

Du Page County, IL. In progress renovation to an existing suburban bank. New architectural ceiling elements build off existing framing to lower cost while improving definition of new teller line. The design increases traffic flow within the lobby while separating walk up traffic from banker offices.

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Home Addition

Du Page County, IL. Home addition in Glen Ellyn where a traditional four square is added onto with craftsmen style touches and traditional masonry details. The build allowed for an additional 800 square feet to be added almost seamlessly with the existing house and roof line. The addition makes use of a transitional mud room...

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Modern Bathroom Renovation

Chicago, IL Modern bathroom renovation in Chicago, IL. The ceiling was raised into the attic space to create a vault and a sliding glass wall added to separate the bathroom from the master bedroom to create a true master suite. Linear wall tiles and a continuous, custom built lavatory continue through the glass to increase...

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Vertical Spa

Rome, Italy 2010 Competition entry sponsored by Arquitectum and Istituto Nazionale di Architettura for a vertical spa complex among the ruins of the old city in central Rome directly across the street from the coliseum. The competition is meant to ask what is the proper way to approach historic city centers and do we treat...

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Urban Renewal Townhomes

Elgin, IL This project is a multifamily project which reclaimed former Industrial land along a major river in a former mill town outside of Chicago. Long vacant these parcels sat idle along an active riverfront near an attractive cluster of historic commercial structures and stately masonry warehouse buildings being actively redapted for retail and commercial...

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Rooftop Deck

Chicago, IL New rooftop deck in in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago complete with vegetative planter trays, LED strip lighting and custom seating. This roofdeck is designed for easy roof maintenance and accessibility and has the option to expand in the future due to it’s modularized construction technique.

Residential Single Family

City Home

Chicago, IL Proposed single family residence in upscale Chicago neighborhood, with classical limestone detailing and artisan crafted metal railings. The main challenge of this type of home is keeping in character with the classical elements of the older homes on a block while complimenting the neighboring modern construction for a compositional whole. As always, mature...

Residential Multifamily

Block Renovation

Chicago, IL Renovation and modernization of 3 abandoned homes and the construction of a new 3 story row-house in a blighted area of Chicago. Almost one third of the lots in this neighborhood are vacant and much of the housing stock is need of serious investment for repair and modernization. Although declared blighted the are...

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Gold Coast Condo Rehab

Chicago, IL This kitchen renovation took a 1960’s era high rise unit and open the kitchen up to the living room allowing for a breakfast bar to separate the two rooms. The increase in light and space is amplified by the deep, reflective finishes of the European millwork and appliances. The surgical precision of the...