Daley College Advanced Manufacturing Center

The 57,000-square foot addition to the Richard J. Daley College campus will contain new labs, a manufacturing bay, administrative offices, and communal areas for students including exterior terraces and landscaped open space to train students for the Chicago work force.  HUS architecture is serving as the primary LEED Administrator on the project aiding in the overall sustainability mission and construction of the building.

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Sunnyside Facade Restoration

Hus architecture served as project management support on facade restoration of a three story, fifteen unit residence within the Chicago Housing Authority portfolio. 

The project included full tuck-pointing, limestone restoration, and frieze redesign. Hus architecture coordinated with the project architect, consultants, and construction team to help maintain project schedule.

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Minnie Mars Jamieson Elementary

Architrave LLC designed a three story addition to the Minnie Mars Jamieson Elementary school in the Ravenswood neighborhood seeking LEED certification.

Construction began in the fall of 2015 by Old Veterans Construction. When husARchitecture was contracted in December to perform LEED administration, there had already been two prior LEED administrators who were not meeting the owners requirements.

husARchitecture assumed responsibility for the monthly project reports, project inspections, and LEED submittals, turning the tracking progress around. All the while, building strong relationships with the client and helping to rebuild trust between the contractor, owner, and architect.

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ABLA Community Center

ABLA Community Center is an approximately 12,800 sf renovation of an existing single story building designed by Architrave. The project sought LEED Silver and husARchitecture was contracted by All Chicago Inc to provide the third party contractor review. husARchitecture performed regular field inspections to keep the project site on task to meet the LEED guidelines.

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Perimeter Architects contracted HUSarchitecture to perform cost estimating and facade assessment coordination for a project scope that entailed 14 scattered high rise buildings. HUSarchitecture supported through project organization, report preparation, scheduling, QAQC and final cost estimating. Our team successfully completed the project under tight schedule needs with sensitivities to building management and owner occupied units.

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Busy Bee Promotions is an international guerrilla marketing firm specializing in food promotions. The project focuses on tasteful renovations and necessary code upgrades to an existing loft building built in 1847. The building, The Hive on Hubbard, is a 20,000+ sf vintage timber loft located in the Kinzie Manufacturing District. husARchitecture’s full service design and permitting services helped convert this abandoned warehouse into a mixed office building. husARchitecture met both the building owners and the city’s needs to create a three story office space that hosts seven office suites and a luxury event space complete with a commercial kitchen to bring contemporary cooking demonstrations to their clientele and surrounding community. In partnership with Rehabitate

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Cellar Door Provisions

Cellar Door Provisions is a project born from shared bread and underground dining experiences. HUSarchitecture swiftly navigated the design and permit process for the restaurant, allowing the project to make its mark on the neighborhood. Cellar Door Provisions encourages the community to make connections over a meal; the space fosters conversation and connectivity through a communal environment. 

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Cabin in the Woods

The cabin in the woods is a single family home that serves as a full time residence for its owner and expands to a vacation home for large family gatherings. It is imperative it be a flexible space that allows private comfort and space for individuality. This is achieved by though each space’s unique connection to nature. Through these relationships the home changes with the seasons: enclosed, shaded, and protected in the summer, while farsighted in winter, when the canopy of trees shed their leaves.

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