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Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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Owner/Developer: Rick Bayless Architect: Farr Associates General Contractor: Goldberg General Contracting By Garratt Hasenstab Most “foodies” associate the name Rick Bayless with innovative Mexican cuisine, however now Bayless also stands out as a leader in Chicago’s sustainable development scene. First came the groundbreaking gourmet Mexican restaurant, Frontera Grill. Then Bayless brought Topolobampo to the scene, [...]

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Monday, June 21st, 2010
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Owner: Doug Sandberg Architect: Sandberg Architecture, http://parkhouseconstruction.blogspot.com Building Use: Single-family home Floor Area: 2600 square feet, including basement & garage Number of Floors: 2 + basement/garage split level 6728 North Seeley Avenue, Chicago, IL 60645 By Katherine Darnstadt “No way!” That was the initial response from architect Doug Sandberg when his wife Catherine first mentioned [...]

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Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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 [...]

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Monday, November 23rd, 2009
850-lakeshore

By Susan D. Turner, AIA, PMP, LEED AP Developer: Matt Phillips, Integrated Design Development Group LLC (IDG) Architect: Larry Booth, Booth Hanson (Chicago) HVAC Consultants: Deirdre McDaniel, WMA Engineering (Chicago) Interior Design Bonnie Mason, Interior Design Associates (Nashville) Estimated Cost: $ 150,000,000 Designed in 1924 by Jarvis Hunt, the former Lake Shore Athletic Club is [...]

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Friday, October 16th, 2009

By Kathleen Johnson When a large design firm with sustainable values needs a new home, it’s not going to move into just any typical office space. The design has to make sense on every level, and celebrate the talents of the firm. This past January HOK moved into such a space, building out 27,700 gsf [...]

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Thursday, August 20th, 2009
livingroom

By Susan Turner One of the purposes of establishing a green rating system such as LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is to reduce the consumption of the earth’s resources. Historic buildings are one of the largest repositories of embodied energy. This project, located at 2620 W. Washington, retains the embodied energy of the [...]

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