Raising the Roof

created by   on   Nov 17, 2019

When our client for this addition and renovation job in suburban La Grange first approached BBA principal Tim Kress, they bluntly stated, “Our house is ugly,” and asked, “what can we do to make it look better?”    

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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 recognized by the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, and is featured in the new publication of the Classicist, No. 16.

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bba Architects Habitat Build Day

created by   on   Nov 07, 2019

The bba team made our way to the new Habitat for Humanity sponsored homes being constructed for 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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Luxury remodel of Lake Geneva vacation 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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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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An Excellent Italian Adventure

Ed Twohey, AIA - Principal   on   Nov 29, 2018

At the end of April, 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, as well as some glass and ceramic products.

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Pool House

created by   on   Oct 31, 2019

An luxury home is enhanced with a new pool and recreational building, with axial connection to the original architecture.

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19th Hole Home

created by   on   Sep 17, 2019

Our new luxury residence adjacent to a golf course on the north shore of Chicago, Illinois is coming along nicely.

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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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Building Code to undergo a major change this year

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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