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The Solar House
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Hugh Duncan House by Fred and William Keck, Flossmoor, Illinois, 1941. Photograph by Hedrich- Blessing. Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing photograph collection From "The Solar House" by Anthony Denzer, Rizzoli, 2013, courtesy of Rizzoli.
Pictured is the Duncan House in another Chicago suburb, Flossmoor. It included the same elements (linear plan, south-facing windows, roof overhangs) but also exterior "wing walls" with adjustable vertical louvers for cutting down on the late-afternoon sun in the months when
allowed for ventilation during the day while helping to maintain the interior temperature at night when closed.Pictured is the Duncan House in another Chicago suburb, Flossmoor. It included the same elements (linear plan, south-facing windows, roof overhangs) but also exterior "wing walls" with adjustable
“Pictured is the Duncan House in another Chicago suburb, Flossmoor. It included the same elements (li” — risris
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West Facade
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Lincoln Park,is a place in Chicago,hmm
Lincoln Park, ChicagoWalk Score: 80Very WalkableHaving lived in Lincoln Park (carless, as is still the case in Astoria) for a number of years, I can attest to the area's
“facade” — alaynaweiss
Cynthia Lynn Photography
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Art Insipired High Rise
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Being able to "see through" the furniture allows the couple to take in the great city view. "Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities, if not the most beautiful city, I have seen in the world," Robyn says. She also loves its vibrancy and architecture
Being able to "see through" the furniture allows the couple to take in the great city view. "Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities, if not the most beautiful city, I have seen in the world," Robyn says. She also loves its vibrancy and architecture. "Having a love for architecture and design is
“statuary in window eye-catching” — baorrr
Cynthia Lynn Photography
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Water Front in the Windy City
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"I do a lot of work from the dining table as opposed to the office. The dining room gets tons of light during the day and has a view of both the Chicago River and Lake Michigan," she says. The granite countertops and stainless steel appliances came from the previous homeowners, but Guo and Joung
"I do a lot of work from the dining table as opposed to the office. The dining room gets tons of light during the day and has a view of both the Chicago River and Lake Michigan," she says. The granite countertops and stainless steel appliances came from the previous homeowners, but Guo and Joung completely
“pendant lamps over island - wonder how they give off light?” — mlfoster14
Lisa Wolfe Design, Ltd
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Bohemian Condo
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"Because of space limitations in Chicago, we find ways to creatively repurpose spaces for maximum impact," Wolfe says. "For example, in a one-bedroom condo, we knocked down a wall to create a functional and decorative bookcase. This opened up the boxy room layout and created a welcoming hallway between
“entrada” — lihri
Thomas Roszak Architecture, LLC
Glass Stair
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Great use of glass, located in Chicago!
This staircase in a Chicago high-rise duplex is 99 percent glass: glass walls, glass treads, glass guardrails. Only the hand rail and steel connections are a different material. The choice of a glass staircase means light can filter from one floor to the other.
“Replacement for spiral staircase?” — skr2978
jamesthomas, LLC
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jamesthomas, LLC
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Riker concurs. "We think that there is a misconception that design in Chicago is timid or conservative as compared to L.A. or New York. We find that in our practice, this is not all true," he says. "Most of our clients travel internationally for both work and pleasure, and are therefore open to new ideas
“Wall color” — nboscarino
Industrial Living Room
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A ring of Hans Wegner Papa Bear chairs makes what could be an awkward space in a Chicago townhouse by designers at Wells & Fox Architectural Interiors beautiful and functional. The space is both a stair landing and an entry from the garage with several doors opening from it. The chairs give the owner
“Circular seating” — dona33
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