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bba Architects is a Chicago based architectural firm specializing in high-end single family residences. Established in 1993, we have worked with over 800 clients to design and build "dream" homes throughout the United States. We offer you an open, collaborative attitude combined with the very highest quality work. As architects, we love pure design, but we aren't obsessed by it. We design for the real world. We have created and constructed everything from vacation cottages to entire communities. We handle new construction, seamless additions, and impeccable renovations, in styles ranging from classical to ultra modern. Bring us your vision: we love every chance we get to flex our creative muscles. With each project, we use our imagination, our experience and our craft to create beautiful, intelligent buildings that "live" as well as they look. We also work with sustainable practices completing our first LEED Gold home in 2011. We work with a deconstruction company to ensure that everything being removed from your home is recycled and repurposed helping to save you money and more of our natural resources! Are you just getting started and want a little help? Check our the pre-design tools and guides on our website! We are here to help you every step of the way. We are featured in Chicago Magazine, LUXE, New American Luxury, Trends, CS Interiors, This Old House, Better Homes & Gardens, Money Magazine

Services Provided

Energy-Efficient Homes, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Sustainable Design, Remodeling

Areas Served

Chicago, Evanston, Glenview, Lincolnwood, Northbrook, Oak Park, River Forest, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Glencoe, Gulf, Highland Park, Kenliworth, Lincolnshire, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Parkridge, Skokie, Willmette, Winnetka, Dearborn Park, Lake Shore East, Lincoln Park, New East Side, Old Town, River West, Streeterville, The Gold Coast, The Loop


2017 LUXE Gold List 2017 Crystal Key Award 2016 AIA Small Project Award 2013 Brick in Architecture Award 2012 USGBC LEED Gold Award 2011 Gold Key Award 2008 & 2007 Chicago Landmark Award


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67 Projects

Large elegant beige two-story stucco gable roof photo in Chicago

English Golf Estate

Glencoe, IL
Inspiration for a large transitional u-shaped dark wood floor and brown floor eat-in kitchen remodel in Chicago with an undermount sink, recessed-panel cabinets, white cabinets, marble countertops, white backsplash, subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, an island and white countertops

Old Town Transformation

Chicago, IL
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Business Details

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Phone Number

(312) 697-1951


1010 South Wabash
Chicago, IL 60605

Typical Job Cost

$100,000 - 3 million


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18 Ideabooks

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Average rating: 5 out of 5 stars