Monthly Archives: November 2011

Liner Notes

- Stucco to masonry renovation – “Knotted rope” railings and guardrails

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Intro

(The house as it was originally, on the left.) Rod Stewart’s “Forever Young” along with Nino Rota’s iconic waltz from The Godfather soundtrack are the melodies and rhythms that inspired Lincoln Park’s Eckhause. Simultaneously modest and majestic, the Eckhause reflects … Continue reading

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Interlude

The Chicago Red brick pattern and limestone accents are expressions of “Forever Young’s” repetitive melodic phrasing, while evoking the aesthetic of Chicago’s multilayered past. The project features a cantilever façade supported by a radius steel beam and floor to ceiling … Continue reading

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Coda

The client family residing in The Eckhause learned about the possibilities of JAQ’s design philosophy at an annual fundraising gala for Alternatives, a nonprofit organization in Chicago’s North Side that is dedicated to leadership development, violence and substance-abuse prevention, and … Continue reading

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Two Colors

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Front View

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Top View

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Top View, with Cushions

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Top View

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Front View, Low

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