Set atop a deep ravine along Lake Michigan, the Ravine house embraces the beauty and drama of the landscape. An intermittent pattern of carefully composed windows within a limestone-paneled wall creates both a sense of privacy against the street and sculptural patterning for the façade.
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.
The Lake View Residence takes full advantage of its location on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan with large expanses of glass maximizing lake views. Privacy is maintained on the street side with a winding drive and opaque/translucent materials.
Bucktown house is a single-family home recently completed by Blender Architecture, an architecture practice based in Chicago. “Located on a double lot and a neighboring empty lot to the south, we took advantage of the natural daylight for a garden and patio space.
Situated on a suburban wooded lot, the Hinsdale House is pulled back from the road and rotated to visually diminish its presence and maximize its ideal exposure to the sun and protected views.
This project is a single family residence in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. It entails the construction of a new two-story brick masonry residence, with a glass enclosed walkway that leads to a renovated existing coach house structure.