Portfolio Category: Residential / Housing

Yannell Conservation Habitat

HPZS is leading the design for a full IFLI Living Building Challenge certified building, incorporating PHUIS certification, a first of its kind in the region. These certifications set forth incredibly challenging energy and water goals to achieve and represent the highest benchmarks for sustainable, resilient design today. The peaceful, coastal property is in South Haven,…
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Yannell PHIUS+ Residence

The Yannell PHIUS+ House is the first certified single-family Passive House Institute US (PHIUS 2018+) Renovation in a 14-state Midwest region, making it the first successful decarbonization project of its kind in both Illinois and in Chicago. Starting as a speculative development concept in 2017, completed in the summer of 2020, it sold on its…
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Jackson Lake Lodge

HPZS conducted an analysis and repair plan for the historic concrete structure Jackson Lake Lodge, designed by architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood and built in 1954. This building is the first example of mid-century modern international Style in the National Parks system. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places as an historic district…
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Dearborn Homes

HPZS designed and directed the gut rehabilitation of 16 buildings (12 six-story and 4 nine-story) on one site, which was an intense effort in community stakeholder organization and construction phasing over a five-year period. The entire site had a re-planning of 800 dwelling units to provide four-bedroom family-focused configurations and the HUD required distribution of…
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999 North Lake Shore Drive

Designed by architect Benjamin Marshall and completed in 1912, this brick and limestone 10 story, 25 unit cooperatively owned apartment building located in Chicago‚Äôs Gold Coast neighborhood has been a prominent part of the Streeterville lakefront for over 100 years. As the building architect, HPZS was contracted to review renovation plans for individual unit owners…
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