Developer: McCaffery Interests Architect: Antunovich Associates MEP Engineer: Lehman Design Structural Engineer: Matsen Ford Civil Engineer: Space Co. General Contractor: W.E. O’Neil Construction Company Commissioning Agent and LEED Consultant: AECOM Landscape Architect: Wolff Landscape Architecture View Larger Map By David Eldridge and Azmina Alimohd The Morgan at Loyola Station is a newly constructed residential building located at Arthur Street and Sheridan Road [...]
Developer: Chicago Custom Green Homes Architect: Northlight Architects Structural Engineer: The Structural Shop MEP Engineer: Creative Systems and Associates Wall Panel Manufacturer: ELFI Wall System By Abir Ali 1943 N. Albany is a sustainably-designed single-family spec house that achieves a Chicago Green Homes two-star rating. It is the first development by Lindsey Lee and Ben [...]
Among the most innovative of the home’s green features is the use of insulating concrete forms (ICFs). According to the Insulating Concrete Forms Association’s website, the use of ICFs results in sturdier, quieter, more energy efficient homes. Instead of being made of wood paneling like traditional houses, ICF homes are built with concrete containing two layers of insulation, and are built to withstand the damages of fire, wind and time. The use of ICF should result in lower heating and cooling expenses.
With the help of Nathan Kipnis, one ranch-home owner turned a mildewy relic into a 21st century beacon. The home, originally 1675 sf, was completely renovated to include 1600 sf of basement space, nearly doubling the living area. The addition of carefully selected architectural and construction elements transformed the home from dank and dark to airy, comfortable, and energy efficient.
Location 210 S. Clark, Chicago, IL 60603 Map Owner Interior Construction Group, Inc. Architect Gary Lee Partners ICG, a general contractor specializing in commercial interiors, is relocating their offices to the 13th floor of 210 S. Clark. This relatively small project (8,000 sf) is seeking LEED®-CI Gold certification and presents some unusual opportunities because it [...]
Location 1544 S. Washtenaw, Chicago, IL 60608 Map Owner Private Residence Architect McBride Kelley Baurer We’re a little behind on the scoop on this one, not for lack of hearing about it, but because of the plethora of projects to cover! January 14th was the first airing of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for the [...]