Posts Tagged ‘knothead furniture’

LBBA’s New Office: We’ve Moved!

View of Landon Bone Baker Architects' new office from the back of the space

It’s been almost 4 weeks since we’ve moved and we’re loving the new space! Our new office has a very warm and welcoming feel from a high ceiling with exposed trusses and natural light pouring in through large windows on almost all sides. An open layout for easy collaboration and a familiar feel to our…

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LBBA Office, Chicago, IL

Landon Bone Baker Architects office meeting area

Located on the Near West side of Chicago in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor, Landon Bone Baker Architects (LBBA) office workspace is nestled in among new and upcoming microbreweries and longtime family-owned manufacturing businesses. The anonymous building, formerly a wholesale florist, conceals a deliberately minimal architecture office build-out, designed to foster creativity and interaction. The space…

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Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, Chicago, IL

waiting room with wood reception desk, colorful artwork walls, natural light, and smooth concrete floors

The Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health is an integrated health and primary care center owned by Thresholds and operated in partnership with Heartland Alliance. The center is an adaptive reuse and interior buildout of an existing 15,000 sf light industrial space for integrated mental health, substance use, and primary care treatment services to…

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Grand Opening: Schwartz Center for Integrated Health

People gathered around Thresholds' Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health main entrance for ribbon cutting

The Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, an integrated health and primary care center focused on social interaction and well-being, is now open. Owned by Thresholds and operated in partnership with Heartland Alliance, the center will offer services for people suffering from severe mental illness. The adaptive reuse project provides casual, flexible, and…

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Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (ChiCAT), Chicago, IL

ChiCAT east facing exterior shot at intersection of Paulina St and 13th St

ChiCAT is founded on the principles that creative endeavors can build enterprises and expand human possibility, that environments shape lives, and that everyone deserves a beautiful, respectful, safe space in which to learn. Underserved communities have little access to job training and employment opportunities, which leads to hopelessness, poverty, and disenfranchisement. ChiCAT strengthens the community…

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Buffett Place, Chicago, IL

Colorful home sign made from salvaged wood at Fred and Pamela Buffett Place facing the lobby

Fred and Pamela Buffett Place seeks to define a new paradigm for sustainable preservation as it relates to affordable and supportive housing in Chicago. Engaging residents and the community to capitalize on local assets, inspiration, and potential, the project ultimately sets a new standard by creating a welcoming and therapeutic environment that promotes health, happiness,…

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LBBA’s Knothead Delivers New Furniture to La Casa Norte

The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program recently received nine new dressers from Knothead Furniture Company—Landon Bone Baker’s stylish yet simple custom furniture line. Each Knothead piece is built upon order and constructed from fine 12-ply birch and cabinet grade birch plywood. Colors and finishes can be personalized to suit the client’s needs. At Solid Ground,…

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Harvest Commons Apartments, Chicago, IL

Street facing facade of Harvest Commons Apartments

Harvest Commons is a classic example of Art Deco architecture and an innovative model for community-based sustainable preservation. Originally built in 1929-1930 as a residential hotel for “modern living,” the building has experienced several transformations reflecting the cycles of growth, decline, and renewal of the Near West Side neighborhood. After falling into disrepair and closing…

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Grinnell Science Library, Grinnell, IA

LBBA was invited to work with Holabird & Root to provide the interior design and furnishings for the new Kistle Science Library at Grinnell College. The idea was to provide a spirited design with a warm palate of materials. We believed a more technical student body would appreciate a relatively complex yet understandable system of…

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The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program, Chicago, IL

Entrance of The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program

The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program provides a safe home for up to 16 homeless male youth ages 16-21 for a period of up to two years. The project is a gut rehab and addition to an existing 3-story masonry building. The program consists of two residential floors, offices, a common kitchen on the first…

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