Residential High-Rise Apartment

By: Full Circle Architects This contemporary style residence is located in an urban high-rise. In order to quickly change the mood on entering the apartment, a water feature with gently cascading water over dark colored river rocks is featured. The flowing circulation pattern allows for easy access to the entertainment spaces while keeping the private areas out of site. The architecture is clean, quiet, and [...]

By |2017-08-25T17:10:05-05:00August 25, 2017|Uncategorized|

Paragon’s Fine Audio Show

For our audiophile friends, clients, and colleagues: there is an interesting event at the Chicago Symphony Center (200 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL) on January 28th & 29th. Paragon Sight & Sound will be providing presentations from Wilson Audio, Dan D'Agostino Master Systems, Transparent Audio & more. For more information as well as to RSVP, visit Paragon Audio's website. The products are standalone equipment, but if you [...]

By |2017-01-04T13:34:08-06:00January 3, 2017|Uncategorized|

Ravinia District’s Holiday Food Drive

The great folks with the Moraine Township are putting on a food drive which will be running until December 16th and Full Circle Architects is happy to help! Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at our office at 737 St Johns Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois weekdays from 8:30 am-5:30 pm.   Suggested Donation Items: Cooking Oil Cereal Oatmeal Canned Fruit Canned Vegetables Bagged Rice Bagged Pinto [...]

By |2016-11-16T10:58:15-06:00November 16, 2016|Uncategorized|

Mid-Century Modern Design Event

Historic Ravinia's Annual Community Event   We at Full Circle Architects had a wonderful time helping to organize and participate in the "Mid-Century Modern Design" event on October 9th. Check out some of the photos below that highlight the fun activities that were available. The day started off with a presentation by Dennis Rodkin of Crain's Chicago, who covered some of Chicago greatest mid-century architectural landmarks. [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:02:06-05:00October 17, 2016|Uncategorized|

Anti-Microbial Paint

  "PAINT SHIELD" By Sherwin-Williams This year Sherwin-Williams has rolled out a very interesting new product they're calling "Paint Shield," which is EPA certified to kill 99.9% of bacteria (which includes E. coli, Staph, & MRSA) within two hours of its presence on the paint's surface. This antimicrobial protection is also claimed to last for approximately 4 years given normal wear and tear. It is also applied just like standard paint, needing [...]

By |2016-09-07T17:20:10-05:00August 15, 2016|Uncategorized|

Live Roof

Last week FCA had a meeting to install a "Green Roof" at one of our downtown condominiums. We met with our Client and LiveRoof, a green roof manufacturer. With green roofs becoming ever more popular (and practical) it was great to go through some of the unique technologies and options available. Their system is made up of modular trays that click together seamlessly to form an uninterrupted [...]

By |2016-06-30T10:37:06-05:00June 30, 2016|Uncategorized|

Upcoming Ravinia Events

JUNE   NEIGHBORS NIGHT OUT @ RAVINIA FESTIVAL Date: June 17th  Registration: $22, Via Eventbrite Location: Ravinia Festival - 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 Details: The Neighbors Night Out is open to RNA members and their guests featuring local food, free beer/wine/non-alcoholic drinks, free entry to door prize raffle & a concert bo the Bodeans! For more information CLICK HERE  ARTISAN MARKET Date: Every Thursday starting June 16th [...]

By |2016-06-13T16:55:14-05:00June 13, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sept 9th Pre-Concert Event

SAVE THE DATE! Full Circle Architects will be holding a pre-concert party at our office! Afterwards, attendees will be invited to come with us to the Ravinia Festival for the tribute to David Bowie, "Classic Albums Live: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust" Attendees will include: Clients, Friends, Colleges, Realtors, Contractors, etc. etc. We hope to see you there!   Date:       Friday, September 9th, [...]

By |2016-05-19T11:53:53-05:00May 19, 2016|Uncategorized|

Leather Flooring

Check out the new TORLYS line from Carlisle A company called Carlisle Wide Plank Floors (which you may have guessed, produces primarily wood flooring) was in our office this past week and had a new product to show off: leather plank flooring. Much like engineered wood flooring, their leather planks are built from plywood with a layer of recycled leather adhered to the top. This product [...]

By |2016-05-02T14:44:15-05:00April 28, 2016|Uncategorized|
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