The clients, both avid cyclists and nature enthusiasts, sought to create a modestly scaled single-floor house that supports their active lifestyle and personal interests while quietly engaging with the ravined site.
A registered architect and a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects, Tom Rossiter brings a wealth of experience to making images. He has photographed the work of many of the most acclaimed architects in the world.
After a lengthy search, a full penthouse floor of a Chicago high-rise was discovered that afforded 11 foot high ceilings, a double height space looking south to the city, and 360 degrees views. The site was gutted to a shell condition, awaiting the new interventions.
Lake Shore Drive Apartment occupies the second floor of Fugard and Knapp’s Renaissance palazzo style Shoreland Apartments (1919). The apartment was renovated by Vinci Hamp Architects, an architecture and interior design practice based in Chicago, Illinois. Previously modified and remodeled many times, interior was stripped to its concrete structure. Original features such as the unusual […]