BANNOCKBURN RESIDENCE

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 visitors and a convex curvature of… 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 »


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 schemes got you

thinking about new… Read more »


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 roof terrace with serving station,… Read more »