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  • Claremont House, Chicago

    A well-designed stair is seldom merely a means of moving from one floor to another.

  • Claremont House, Chicago

    The elegance of schematic plans typically frays a bit on the way from trace paper to bricks-and-mortar reality, but architect Brad Lynch's house in Chicago seems to have made the trip unscathed.

  • Hidden Bargains of K/BIS

    Amid the bling of the annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, these--relatively--affordable products caught our attention.

  • 1615 N. Wolcott's Design Team Captures the Essence of Early Chicago School Architecture

    The Miller|Hull Partnership teams with local firm Osterhaus McCarthy to fulfill developer's vision for a Chicago School-inspired glass-and-steel condo building in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood.

  • new book explores how cohen and hacker "transform the traditional"

    The first monograph of the work of Stuart Cohen and Julie Hacker reveals how the architects tailor their residential designs for each client's unique needs.

  • Green Piece

    The temperature atop Chicago’s City Hall building on an average summer day is usually 14 degrees to 44 degrees cooler than the county office building across the street. The reason: the county building has a typical black-tar roof, while City Hall has a green roof planted with grass, plants, and...

  • More Cupcakes

    This minimalist Chicago bakery designed by David Woodhouse Architects elevates the not-so-humble cupcake to the level of fine art.

  • first leed platinum home in chicago sets sustainability example

  • university of illinois' gable home

    The Illinois team's Solar Decathlon project meets Passive House Institute standards, requiring 80% less energy for heating and cooling than conventional homes.

  • a house for john a. holabird jr.

    When John A. Holabird Jr., FAIA, died in February at the age of 88, a piece of Chicago's storied architectural past died with him. The grandson of Holabird & Root founder William Holabird, he served as a partner in the venerable Chicago firm from 1970 to