Columbus, Indiana Trip

BBA Architects on Oct 19, 2023

For a small city in Indiana, Columbus boasts a remarkable collection of architecture.

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Mentoring Millwork Design

BBA Architects on Oct 03, 2023

Our team toured Wood Logic Millwork as part of our education initiative

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Bricks, Inc Tour + Demo

Monica Musialowski on Oct 10, 2023

A handful of BBA staff had the opportunity to participate in a hands-on masonry event.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Inspired Spaces

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This year, we celebrate and reflect on three decades of realizing inspired spaces.

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Modern River Cottage

Erica Blawat on May 21, 2021

Located along the Chicago River, the home offers urban convenience with an unexpected landscape.

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Finding Famous Architecture in a Cemetery

Ed Twohey on Oct 28, 2022

Early this autumn, BBA Architects took an afternoon tour of Graceland Cemetery and Arboretum in Chicago

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North Side River Home Taking Shape

Ed Twohey on Jul 30, 2020

New home has waterfront views and is cohesive in scale and materials with the surrounding neighborhood homes

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Tribute to Broad Shoulders 2022

created by on Nov 23, 2021

The annual event recognized Chicago Fire Department Firefighters and Paramedics for their bravery in action in the past year.

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Historic Kenwood Remodel

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Work is poised to begin to restore a Historic Kenwood home designed by famed Chicago architect, Howard Doren van Shaw.

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Meet Jack Callahan

Ed Twohey on May 16, 2021

Meet our associate architect Jack Callahan, who loves the craft of architecture.

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High Gables

Ed Twohey on Dec 07, 2020

Our clients asked for a multi-generational living space with a prominent profile.

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1880’s Historic Queen Anne

Ed Twohey on Apr 06, 2020

The broker reached out to BBA to research the property, and present solutions to entice potential buyers.

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Raising the Roof

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When the clients first approached us they said, “Our house is ugly. What can we do to make it look better?”    

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Meet Farnaz Sadeghi

Christina Dukes on Nov 29, 2021

Farnaz Sadeghi has added multi-discipline skills to the BBA team.

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North Center Craftsman

Gary Beyerl on Mar 09, 2020

Our Craftsman has been delivered to the owners. The exterior detailing shines.

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Meet Maggie Willse

Christina Dukes on Nov 29, 2021

Recent Notre Dame graduate represents the next generation of architects at BBA.

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Luxury remodel of Lake Geneva home

created by on Sep 03, 2019

Lake Geneva Lake House project is complete, join us for a walk-through of this gorgeous property.

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Should You Hire an Interior Designer?

Ed Twohey on Oct 27, 2020

An interiors consultant has many advantages, and can produce fantastic results.

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Allison Henry Interiors Alliance

Ed Twohey on Nov 22, 2020

Allison Henry has long been a go-to resource for us, as well as a valued collaborator with BBA.

BBA Architects Continue to Educate

Ed Twohey on Oct 28, 2022

We strive to keep our architectural staff updated on best practices for specifying and installing critical systems

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Renovate or Detonate

Ed Twohey on Apr 21, 2020

The renovation conundrum. Keeping an old building has advantages. Is it worth the cost?

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Deconstruct & Re-Use

Erica Blawat on Apr 21, 2020

Deconstruction is an environmentally-friendly alternative to standard demolition.

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Elmhurst Historic Preservation Commission

created by on May 27, 2020

Senior Associate Erica Blawat is engaging in her local community by serving as the architect on the EHPC.

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Modern Luxury Interiors North Shore

bba ARCHITECTS on Mar 17, 2022

Our English Golf Estate has been featured in Modern Luxury Interiors North Shore magazine

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Pool House

created by on Oct 31, 2019

A luxury home is enhanced with a new pool and recreational building.

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Golf Course Home Update

created by on Sep 17, 2019

Our new luxury residence adjacent to a golf course on the north shore of Chicago, Illinois has wrapped up.

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Building a Traditional Jewel Box

Gary Beyerl on Mar 12, 2020

BBA turned a dream into reality with this carefully designed home.

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Home in Berlin, Germany Comes to Fruition.

Gary Beyerl on Dec 09, 2019

The universal language of architecture has allowed us to work in over 4 different languages!

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Creating Outdoor Spaces

created by on Apr 06, 2021

BBA’s design process considers the connections between interiors and the surrounding outdoor spaces.

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Collaborating on Luxury Kitchen Trends

BBA Architects and Joyelle Soucier on May 09, 2023

BBA collaborates with skilled providers for luxury kitchen designs, showcasing the latest trends.

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bba Architects Habitat Build Day

created by on Nov 07, 2019

The bba team worked on the Habitat sponsored homes being constructed in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.

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Lincoln Park Transformation

created by on Oct 24, 2019

Last year, architects Gary Beyerl and Jack Callahan began working on the Lincoln Park Transformation project.

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Building Code Undergoing a Major Change

created by on Aug 31, 2019

BBA principal Ed Twohey AIA has been participating, along with other architects, in one of several working groups to advise the Department of Buildings in drafting the new building code.

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Urban Deep Dig #1

created by on Oct 09, 2019

Overcoming space challenges in 1980's Chicago townhouse where the only place to add space is by going down below.

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Chestnut Orchard Home

Gary Beyerl on Oct 27, 2020

A retired chestnut orchard provides the focus of this rural retreat.

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Aspire Design and Home Magazine

created by on Feb 22, 2022

Our English Golf Estate has been featured in Aspire Design and Home Magazine

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New Homes on the Boards in 2021

Ed Twohey on May 17, 2021

We have a number of wonderful new clients for these projects in the process of becoming homes.

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Building at the water's edge

Ed Twohey on Mar 09, 2020

Building a waterfront home requires thorough consideration. Give your architect a head start.

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Don’t Demolish that house. Dismantle it.

bba ARCHITECTS on Apr 22, 2022

We were recently featured on the cover of Crain's Chicago Business

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Classicist, No. 16.

Ed Twohey on Nov 19, 2019

We are thrilled to see that our Classic Georgian city home has been featured in the Classicist, No. 16.

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Habitat for Humanity Build Day 2022

bba ARCHITECTS on Apr 01, 2022

The bba team worked on the Habitat sponsored homes being constructed in West Pullman, Chicago.

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De-code Electronics In Your Home

created by on Oct 05, 2021

Every home can enjoy the benefits of electronic tools that were once only available to an exclusive group.

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Beer Tasting + Design Presentation

Ed Twohey on Jan 23, 2020

On a chilly January evening, BBA Architects hosted an engaging event at the Wicker Park Inn. 

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Employee Spotlight - Erica Blawat, AIA

created by on Sep 12, 2019

Without exception, Erica Blawat understands all the classical principles of architecture, but she’s just as well versed in how architecture can intersect with teaching...

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Tudor Kitchen Renovation

Erica Blawat on May 27, 2020

This 1920’s Tudor kitchen remodel is defined by design collaboration

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An Excellent Italian Adventure

Ed Twohey, AIA - Principal on Nov 29, 2018

in 2018, Partners Ed Twohey and Gary Beyerl spent a week in Europe, largely as the guests of the S. Anselmo Company, manufacturer of brick, tile and roofing.

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