Newberry Park Apartments

Chicago, Illinois

Newberry Park Apartments is an existing 84-unit housing development planned as an occupied rehabilitation project. A multi-family rehabilitation project of this scale calls for the assessment and evaluation of the design and performance qualities of both the building and site components to thoroughly address both short- and long-term needs. At the start of the project, a […]

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Baker Fellowship: Climate-based design in Germany

Germany

This Building research study aims to provide a broader perspective into Germany’s approach to environmentally conscious design, mainly through the building envelope. Concentration was placed on value-based initiatives through a series of case studies addressing energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness, installation, modularity, and aesthetics. Project case studies covered multi-family residential, office, and public buildings, in order to […]

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1111: Green Modern Home in Pilsen

Chicago, Illinois

Built on a sunken site as part of Chicago’s vaulted sidewalk zone, 1111 is a new LEED home for a young family with a passion for the environment and urban life. The 2-unit residence accommodates one family on the two upper floors and provides a rental unit on the garden level. Balance between open and […]

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