Searl Lamaster Howe was commissioned to design the refurbishment of these two three-bedroom units at the Ritz Carlton Residences. Both units feature a sophisticated palette of materials anchored by dark ash floors.
Searl Lamaster Howe Architects
Searl Lamaster Howe Architects is an innovative, sustainable, and award winning Chicago based residential and commercial architecture and design firm licensed in Illinois, Florida, New York, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin. The firm portfolio includes commercial, residential, and institutional projects that range from master planning to renovations to restorations to new construction. The office is a certified Female Business Enterprise (FBE) at the state level; it also holds Women Business Enterprise (WBE) status in Chicago, its home base. The firm works nationally and abroad yet prides itself on a hands-on approach to each project.
The clients had searched five years across four states to find a site for their weekend home that spoke to them. The Lawless retreat was to be everything that their Chicago residence – a lofted space nestled within the attic trusses of a converted church – was not.
The defining characteristic of the Eastwood Residence is its contextual responsiveness. While contemporary in expression, it relates to its Lincoln Square, a historically German and family oriented neighborhood on Chicago’s north side, location in a number of ways.
Searl Lamaster Howe Architects have completed Asbury Residence, a stately house located in Evanston, Illinois. Description by Searl Lamaster Howe Architects: This just finished house for a newlywed couple represents a melding of cultures, time periods, materials and ideas about defining space. Housed within a historic district bordering Evanston’s city center, the stucco clad house presents […]