Sunday, November 24, 2019

Berwyn's Bungalow



Berwyn Historic District project 

One of our project was located in Berwyn. Owner was looking to incorporate of existing flat roof area into new upper floor bedroom extension. Future extension become a part of the new upper floor bedroom with over 160 sq.ft. walk in closet area. 


Before Berwyn was incorporated as a city, the Grant Locomotive Company in Cicero had a railroad spur extending into Berwyn as far as Ridgeland Ave. 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Should You Hire a Professional to Remodel Your Home?

Are you unhappy with the way that your home looks or the way that you feel while inside of it?  If so, you may want to think about having your home remodeled.  
You will find that are, literally, an unlimited number of benefit to doing so.

Front view - Chicago Bungalow - Gut Rehab



Once of you have decided to have your home remodeled, you will need to make a number of other decisions.  
One of those decisions is how you would like to have your home remodeled. Your two choices are doing it yourself or hiring the services of a professional architect & contractor. 
If you are like many other homeowners, you may want to have your home professionally remodeled, but you may also be wondering whether or not it is a good idea. 
To determine whether or not you should have your home professionally remodeled, you will want to examine the advantages and disadvantages of doing so.  

Perhaps, the biggest advantage to having your home professionally remodeled is the end result.  It is known fact that most professional architect & contractors 
produce better work than most do it yourself.  Therefore, if you are looking to have the best looking home on your block, it may be a good idea to hire the services 
of a professional architect contractor. In addition to better results, you may find that a professionally remodeled home may help to increase the overall value of your home.

Another one of the reasons why you may want to have your home professionally remodeled is if you do not have the time to do it yourself. In addition to producing 
quality work, most professional architects & contractors are able to get their work done in a fairly decent amount of time. This is where their previous experience
comes in handy.  If your remodeling needs to be completed by a certain time, a deadline, you may want to hire the services of a professional architect & contractor.  
Rear View - New Second Floor Addition with Master Bedroom extension 


In addition to saving time, you may also want to hire the services of a professional architect & contractor if you do not want to have the responsibility of 
remodeling your own home.  A home remodeling project is a large amount of work, especially if you are looking to have every inch of your home remodeled.  
Your responsibilities will not only include deciding what you want remodeled, but the fixtures that you would like to have replaced and so on. For instance, 
if you are looking to replace your bathroom toilet, you will need to buy a new bathroom toilet and then install it.  For someone inexperienced in home improvement, 
this can be a lot of work and responsibility; in fact it may just be too much.  

Although there are a number of advantages to having a professional architect & contractor remodel your home, there are also a number of disadvantages.  
Front View New Second Floor Addition with new front Entrance


Perhaps, the biggest disadvantage is the cost. As previously mentioned, professional architect & contractor is more likely to produce quality work.  
If you are looking for the best, you should be prepared to pay for it.  That is why it can get quite expensive to have your home professionally remodeled.  
The overall costs of remodeling will all depend on how much remodeling you need to have done, as well as who you hire to do the remodeling.  

As a full Design + Build services we apply advanced Design and Construction practices and progressive management techniques 
to meet the current and future demands of our customers.
Our Customers are who are seeking Sustainable Design, Construction, Renovation, Remodeling and Project Management as an integral part of their overall success. 
In essence, we provide quality results in Green Design and Commercial Development for our Customers.
All services in schematic design development, construction documentation, and construction documentation with full project execution are provided. 
The firm is committed to maintaining an inspired and creative people that meets our clients’ needs.
We continued growth and balance of small and large projects provides them with an expending portfolio of work.

Friday, November 8, 2019

How and Why You Should Find Kitchen Remodeling Ideas from architect.

Are you a homeowner who wishes that there were something different about your kitchen? Although most homeowners love their homes, including their kitchens,
it is relatively easy to get bored of something, especially a room that you visit multiple times a day.  If you are looking for a change,
particularly with your kitchen, you may want to think about remodeling your kitchen.  A kitchen remodeling project may be just what you and your kitchen needs.



Kitchen remodeling; sounds fun doesn’t it?  If the idea of remodeling your kitchen sounds exciting, there is a chance that you may want to get started right away. 
Of course, you can start remodeling your kitchen whenever you want, but first you must develop a plan.
That plan should not only include what particular parts of your kitchen you would like changed, but also how you want them changed. 
For instance, if you are making the decision to replace your old kitchen cabinets and countertops with new
ones, you need to choose a new set. 
In fact, you must choose a new set before you start your project; otherwise, you could be left with a mess.  The only problem is that many homeowners,
just like you, have a difficult time determining exactly what they want.




If you are looking for kitchen remodeling ideas, such as the latest trends in kitchen countertops and so on, you are advised to use the internet. Perhaps,
what is best about the internet is that it is free and the information is about the same as the information that a professional decorator would have provided with you.
 In addition to being free, the internet is quick and easy to use.  This means that you don’t have to wait until you get paid or wait until an appointment becomes available;
 you could easily familiarize yourself with the latest trends is kitchen remodeling, whenever you want. 







Tuesday, October 22, 2019

7 Gates_ Mediterranean Grill restaurant

7 Gates restaurant





                  Mediterranean Grill  7 Gates

Restaurant (10050 W. 55th Street Countryside-

former Long John Silver’s) – A new sit-down family style restaurant has been designed by CH + Architects. Ltd.  The main ideas were to bring a small piece of Damascus to Chicago area, not only by selection of dishes but also by incorporate into a project characteristic architectural detail.  
main restaurant entrance


dining area



































Like old Damascene houses are having a yard with a fountain surrounded by trees, plans and always Jasmine, including (always) several citrus trees such a lemon and Naringe (bitter orange).
dance area



















                                         In 7 Gates we have included not only interior characteristic details from Damascus but also exteriors including patio. We have designed with a careful detailing an outdoor patio surrounded by plants so visitor can sit down relax and enjoy their meal.    

Monday, March 11, 2019

Tatra Log Home Series_ Zakopane

 
 
In a very heart of Europe are the Tatra mountains. In the late 19th century whole artistic world became fascinated with an old Highlander's culture, especially with their unique architectural designs. A group of famous Polish artists defined this style and named it “Zakopianski Style”.

This new style was presented at the 1900 World Fair in Paris. The old cottages are to this day delighting the eye with impeccable proportions and attentions to architectural details.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The beauty of this architectural design lays in the great composition of massive logs and traditional elements of folk art, woodcarving, stone and metal art.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                  
 
We created a unique design of log homes series for American Market.

We brought together an old European Highlander's style all comforts of modern world amenities in creating an exquisite line of custom log homes, where you can indulge yourself all year around.
 
 
                       The beauty of this unique architectural design lays in a great composition and design of massive logs and traditional elements of folk art, woodcarving, stone and metal art.
 
                                                                              
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Based on over a hundred years of tradition combined with the modern technology, CHLEBEK architects created the greatest 
 
“MOUNTAIN SERIES LOG HOMES” ever.         
 - Mountain Beauty Villa                                                          
 - Mountain Power Manor                                                       
 - Mountain Gate Twin Log Home                                           
 - Mountain Nature Cottage                                                    
 - Mountain Spirit Chalet                                                           
 - Mountain View Chalet
 
 

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Biophilic design - architecture for life

Biophilic design
 

Involve direct, indirect and more subtle ways of connecting people to nature. 

 

 In our previous project  many biophilic design elements has been included, layered upon one another. .

Berwyn's Bungalow

Berwyn Historic District project  One of our project was located in Berwyn. Owner was looking to incorporate of existing flat roof area ...