Events

AIA Designight 2018

2018 AIA Designight at Navy Pier

AIA Chicago hosted another fantastic Designight at Navy Pier on Friday. We enjoyed the entire event from Geoffrey Baer’s witty MC skills, to seeing our colleagues’ impressive projects. Congratulations to all the projects recognized at the ceremony!

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2018 Annual Pumpkin Carving Party

LBBA team smiling for photo while carving pumpkins at table

Our first annual pumpkin carving at the new office! We couldn’t help but smile while carving out some spooky faces. Check out our Facebook for more photos. Happy Autumn everyone!¬†ūüéÉ

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Tierra Linda Passive House Tour

Guest gathered around the Passive House tour's first speaker Charlene Andreas from LUCHA

Yesterday Eco Achievers hosted a tour of Tierra Linda‚Äôs Passive House, the first multi-family Passive House in Illinois! Guests gathered inline outside of the mid-constructed project showing the completed STO Gold coat installation on the exterior sheathing. The tour began with Charlene Andreas, from the project‚Äôs developer LUCHA, introducing how the Passive House became a…

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Open House 2018: New Office + New Principals

Principals/Partners of Landon Bone Baker Architects

LBBA had a lot to celebrate during our Open House on Wednesday. Since settling in earlier this year, it was the first time we’ve welcomed our clients, family, and friends into our new office, which also came with new principals. Jack Schroeder, Trisha Girdwood, Allison Sorenson, Dominik Soltys, and Tyler Brown have been promoted to…

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Grand Opening: Mayfair Commons Senior Housing Center

Mayfair Commons Apartment project team in front of the building for ribbon cutting

Mayfair Commons Senior Housing Center, a rehabilitation of affordable housing for seniors led by North River Commission (NRC), is officially open! Restoration of the 6-story 97-unit building included renewing apartment finishes, such as cabinets, sinks, and other appliances, and improving energy efficiency by modernizing the building systems. The preservation of these apartments for low-income seniors…

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Grand Opening: Highland Green

People gathered around ribbon-cutting at Grand Opening of Highland Green

Brinshore Development, LCC hosted a Grand Opening Ceremony for Highland Green, a 33-unit residential community in Urbana, IL. The new development provides one- and two-story townhomes to working families, with nine units designated for veterans and their families. In addition, the entire site including the apartments is completely visitable.

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Creating an Integrated Care Center: What it Really Takes

Wednesday, October 25th, Mental Health Corporations of America (MHCA) hosted a conference in Scottsdale, AZ, focused on the challenges and opportunities Thresholds experienced while developing the Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, which was recently completed in June. Thresholds kindly invited LBBA‚Äôs Jeff Bone to join the panel to discuss designing an adaptive reuse build-out that…

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Grand Opening: Kenmore Plaza

Surrounded by a crowd of smiling seniors enjoying their new outdoor patio, The Habitat Company and the Kenmore Plaza Tenant Association cut the ribbon on a fully rehabbed Kenmore Plaza, an affordable senior housing high-rise in Uptown. In 1977 the Kenmore Plaza Tenant Association became owners of the building with funding from HUD under the…

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Meet the newest LBBA Labs team!

  We are excited to announce cityLab 2017!¬†In its 8th year,¬†LBBA Labs¬†hire¬†high school students to research an issue facing a¬†neighborhood¬†and¬†offer design recommendations through a current LBBA¬†project. The focus of each Lab¬†is developed in partnership with a community organization. In partnership with Heartland Housing, cityLab 2017 engages five high school students and three college mentors in…

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