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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Downers Grove Kitchen Renovation

Recently, a team member of the Studio21 Architects completed a kitchen renovation for of his own home. The dated 1960’s kitchen was in need of a major renovation to make it more suitable to today’s lifestyle. Kitchens are increasingly becoming …

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The W Flag Flies Abroad

By Andrea Nagy Andrea worked as an intern at Studio21 Architects during the summer and winter of 2016. She gained experience in AutoCAD Architecture, picking up redline drawings, floor plans, elevations, and demolition plans. She also was given the opportunity to …

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