This new Mid-Century Modern residence is set on a previously landmarked property surrounded by graceful residences and well-tended landscapes. The proportions and natural exterior finishes of the residence blend effortlessly with the context of the neighborhood.  The front courtyard and ample rear yard allow this residence to have a special connection with its surroundings. The Open Plan layout on the first floor makes entertaining… Read more »

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 allows the Client’s art collection to be highlighted…. Read more »

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 require… Read more »

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 Beans Bagged Lentils Granola Bars Applesauce All Kinds… Read more »

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. After that… Read more »

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 no special tools or… Read more »

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 roof system which makes them both easy to… Read more »

Upcoming Ravinia Events




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 


Date: Every Thursday starting June 16th… Read more »

Sept 9th Pre-Concert Event


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, 2016 Location:    … Read more »