By: Full Circle Architects This English Country style residence sits on a five acre wooded property. In order to have a presence on this large lot and not build an excessively large home, we created a residence with a large wingspan. The true living areas being centered between the smaller garage and pool wings. There is a concave curvature to the front façade that welcomes [...]

By |2017-08-11T15:54:09-05:00August 11, 2017|Design, FCA Design Projects|

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|

2017’s Color Forecast by Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams has just put out their 2017 "Colormix Forecast" to note some of their most popular new color combinations. This years mix features forty individual colors in four palettes; Noir, Holistic, Intrepid & Unbounded. Each of these combinations are meant to embody distinct moods and character which you may want to attach to different rooms. Check them out below!     Have these new color [...]

By |2016-06-27T11:37:52-05:00June 27, 2016|Ideas, New Products|

Hawthorn Woods Project

In the FCA office we've been developing a design for an addition to a residence in Hawthorn Woods. The primary challenge with this project was incorporating a two-story addition into the existing one-story house that still felt true to the current home's design. Modeling our designs in 3-D was absolutely crucial to this process. Our final design incorporates an infinity-edge spa which overflows into the pond-shaped pool, a [...]

By |2016-05-02T16:51:33-05:00May 2, 2016|FCA Design Projects|
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