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approach design, programmatic aesthetical wishes
We believe in a layered approach to design, shaped by existing conditions and defined by programmatic concerns, aesthetical wishes and budgetary and temporal constraints.
We believe that every solution needs to have its own unique personality and somehow elevate the experience of both the casual observer and the ultimate user.
We believe that every solution needs to address all of the senses of the observers and ultimately draw them into the space as participants.
We believe in contextual solutions that engage and are engaged by the urban or natural fabric, solutions where the raw space is shaped and is interesting even by itself. Materials, Colors, Lighting, furniture and furnishings are but added layers of necessary requirements that add and augment the total experience and need to be planned out accordingly.
We believe in natural and sustainable materials and the beauty inherent in high quality engineering and manufacturing.
We believe in well organized and clear presentation that artistically can stand by themselves.
We believe in clear, concise and dramatic concepts. We believe in the careful integration of both inside and outside
We believe in the art of architecture.
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1974 Reynolds Aluminum 1983 Tops Competition
1985 Plan & Print (July)
"Idea of Big" D. D. Douglas Versailles, France "Chambre No. 6" Art Institute of Chicago Focus (July)
Ecole Pedagogique #3 New Chicago Architecture
1985 American Institute of 1984 150 Years of Chicago Architecture
"Interior Architecture Awards Architects Museum of Science & Industry, 1985 The Inland Architect (August) Interior Architecture Award Idea of BIG"
Citation of Merit"NIU Art Gallery" College of Art & Architecture
1988 SAMMY AWARD University of Illinois-Chicago
“Interior Architecture Awards”
"Interior Architecture Awards" "Bloomfield Club Sales Center" 1985 Interior Architect Awards 1990 CCAIAX - 1985 to 1990
SAMMY AWARD Chicago Chapter AIA
"The Art of Interior Architecture" "Bloomfield Club Signage" “NIU Chicago Art Gallery” Interiors Magazine - (June)
1989 Award of Excellence Alumni Show
Architecture in Perspective V "Washington Terrace Brochure" 1986 Currents from Chicago: Architecture Chicago -Volum 7 1990 Architecture in Perspective V Archicenter Chicago
Seaman - Patrick Paper Co. “NIU Chicago Art Gallery”
Arch. Design Collaborators "Villa Quadrata" AIA-UICC 1991 Arch. Design Collaborators
International Competition 1987 UICC Alumni Exhibit
1991 Interiors Magazine 1989 Divine Details Exhibit Interiors Magazine ( January)
Annual Interiors Award Van Stratten Gallery "12th Annual Interior Awards" Best in Low Budget Category 1990 Chicago '91 ASAP Exhibit Architecture Chicago Vol 9 "Pinuccio Restaurant" 1991 Architecture in Perspective V Architecture in Perspective
1992 American Institute of Architects “Villa Quadrata”
"5 Years of Award Winning Interior Architecture Award Architecture in Perspective V Drawings" 1986 - 1991
Citation of Merit, "Belle Rose"
ASAP Regional Exhibit 1992 Architectural Renderings
Restaurant Design 3 Gwenda Jay Gallery Quarto, London, England 100 Best Restaurant Designs 1993 AIA Awards '93 Arch. Design Collaborators
"Pinuccio Restaurant" Chicago Historical Society Interiors Magazine - June 1993 Architecture in Perspective 8 “Belle Rose” "Chicago Design"
ASAP Regional Exhibit Chicago Chapter AIA "Park Lincoln" New Chicago Interiors Awards Trial by Jury Chicago Athenaeum, IBD “Pinuccio Restaurant “ 1993 Restaurant Design 3 ( March) New Chicago Interiors Awards Chicago Athenaeum, IBD PBC International, Inc. "Pinuccio Restaurant" 1994 Architecture in Perspective 8 "Pinuccio" 1994 Chicago Athenaeum, IBD “Park Lincoln” Northshore Collections New Chicago Interiors Awards 1994 New Chicago Interiors Awards Ottagono 107, Milan, Italy"Belle Rose" Chicago Athenaeum, IBD "Lighthouse Resort, Negril, 1998 Architecture in Perspective 12 “Belle Rose” Jamaica" New Chicago Interiors Awards 1994 Bars Nightclubs & Taverns 1999 Architecture in Perspective 14 Chicago Athenaeum PBC International, Inc. International Competition “Italian Consulate-Chicago” "Pinuccio" "Chicago Police Station" New Chicago Interiors Award On Architecture 2007 Architecture In Perspective 22 Chicago Athenaeum Pomegranate Publications International Competition “Osteria Pinuccio”
"Villa Quadrata" 1996 Anything & Architecture
Architecture in Perspective 8
TELEVISION Gallery 400, UICC-Chicago
The Art of Architectural Illustration “Beachcomber Club, Jamaica” Rockport Publishers
2000 HGTV - New Spaces 1996 1985-1995 Works In Progress 1995 Shops & Boutiques
Central Missouri State U
PBC International, Inc.
"Belle Rose" 1999 Architecture in Perspective 14
2001 HGTV Inside / Outside Materia- International Competition
"Chicago Police Station
Quarto Srl., Modena, Italy
Istituto Italiano di CulturaArchitecture in Perspective 9
KAPA 1995- Seoul, Korea
1996 Architecture in Perspective 10 Ottagono 120, Milan, Italy
Designing with Color New Interiors
PBC International Inc
1997 Architecture in Perspective 11
Firenze Oggi, Florence, Italy