Mark Eric Benner - Architects, Ltd.
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We create uniquely personal living and working spaces. As owner of Mark Eric Benner – Architects, Ltd. with expertice in residential and commercial projects, as well as design/build relationships, we help our clients to maximize the value of their construction projects.

We provide unique design solutions coupled with realistic exploration of space and detailed analysis of a design's components. Most importantly, the timely application of these powerful tools, make the biggest possible impact, guiding creativity and value, hand in hand.

Illinois licensed architect. Architectural design for custom residential design, custom residential remodeling design, commercial design, land planning, 3D design, Building Information Modeling (BIM) Experience in commercial and residential design/build. Advanced three dimensional visualization (animated & still)

See your project realistically, try out finish selections in advance of breaking ground. We help you to prototype your architectural project or development to make the most effective use of your resources and time.

We are excited to partner with Solid Rock Carpenters and help to produce the homes being built in New Orleans areas affected by hurricane Katrina.

Specialties
Architectural design, 3D visualization, and information modeling for Custom Homes, LuxuryHomes, Vacation Homes, Residential Remodeling and Additions, Commercial Design and Interior Buildout, Lighting control systems, Solid Rock Carpenters

Services Provided
3D Rendering, Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Attic Conversion, Barn Design & Construction, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Deck Design, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Handicap-Accessible Design, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Gym Design & Construction, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Mudroom Design, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Pool House Design & Construction, Project Management, Rooftop Deck Installation, Space Planning, Structural Engineering, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, 3D Home Design, Remodeling

Areas Served
Arlington Heights, Bannockburn, Buffalo Grove, Chicago, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Evanston, Fort Sheridan, Ft Sheridan, Glencoe, Glenview, Glenview Nas, Golf, Green Oaks, Highland Park, Highwood, Indian Creek, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Lincolnwood, Long Grove, Mettawa, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Niles, Northbrook, Northfield, Palatine, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Riverwoods, Rolling Meadows, Rosemont, Skokie, Techny, Vernon Hills, Wheeling, Wilmette, Winnetka
Contact: Mark Benner
Location: 1725 Ferndale Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
Typical Job Costs: $50,000 - 2 million
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