What to look for in a home inspection

So you are ready to find your dream home. It is a daunting process but you are willing to undertake it to ensure that you get to live in the location and home of your choice. Your home should be …

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Design+Build Process on Historic Farmhouse in Shaumburg

Studio21 architects took on the role of architect and builder for this home in Schaumburg, Illinois. Using our Design+Build process, the client worked with the architectural staff from schematic design to the completion of construction. This home started as a …

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Where does time go?

I can’t believe the year is almost over, with the holidays just around the corner. “Time has just flown by”. Does that sound familiar? Where does all the time go? Remember how it would take forever for Christmas to get here? …

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WaterSense

WaterSense is partnership program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to protect the future of our nation’s water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes, and services. The program seeks …

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The American Lawn

A while back the Atlantic ran a major piece entitled “The American Lawn: A Eulogy”. As the title suggests, the American lawn, the symbol of suburbia has now outlived its purpose. As I have written in the past, we are …

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How Racing Made Me a Better Architect

At a recent marketing conference, I confirmed something I always knew about myself. My number one personality trait is the need for competition, the second most dominate trait is the need for knowledge. That explains everything. I love competition. For …

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