The SCCA Runoffs at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

If you are a fan of auto racing, the last week of September will be a ground breaking event as the Sports Car Club of America will host the SCCA Runoffs at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The Runoffs are the National Championship for …

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Backyard Retreats

It’s the last weeks of August and soon we’ll be wrapping up our Fire Pit Fridays (or maybe we’ll continue it in the fall?) Still these last days of summer have us re-vistiting some of our favorite backyard retreats. What …

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Bathrooms Designed by Studio 21 Architects

Drop-in tubs, towel warmers, multiple shower heads, updated tile, custom cabinets and chandelier light fixtures – bathrooms can become a spa in your home. Which luxury would be your must-have in a remodel? Here are some of our favorite bathrooms …

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Studio 21’s Kitchens

No matter how inviting the living room is, when you have guests over somehow everyone ends up standing in the kitchen. We made a portfolio of just our kitchen designs on Houzz so that you could see them some of …

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Storm Water Management

Given the recent heavy flooding in Lake County Illinois, it’s a good opportunity to address the storm water management policies in Downers Grove and other Chicago-land areas. Anyone who has built a new home or major addition recently may have …

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Road to Architect

By: Gregg Stahr, Architect at Studio 21 Architects Junior high is supposed to be little more than that awkward transition from elementary school to high school, easily forgotten with time. I was 13 years old, sitting in my last class of the …

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Oak Park Renovation Includes 2nd-Floor Addition

We’re excited to showcase a recent renovation in Oak Park. This home in Oak Park is in a location that families love but wasn’t built to handle a larger family. We drew up some plans for renovating the house that …

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Custom Home in Naperville Gets Its Roof!

We’re very excited to see a home we designed,  a 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house, in Naperville is framed and now has a roof! The house will end up being 3100 square feet and we’re so excited to see how it’s coming along.

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