Portfolio Category: Residential / Housing

Yannell Conservation Habitat

In June 2022, we gathered with colleagues and consultants for an Integrated Design Workshop, beginning a remarkable journey into our latest high performance sustainable demonstration project. 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…
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Yannell PHIUS+

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

Restoration and repair work is officially underway at Jackson Lake Lodge in Wyoming! ⁠When the Jackson Lake Lodge opened in 1955, it was the first example of International Style architecture constructed by the National Park Service. Designed by architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood, the intent was to express a sense of modernism after the close 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’s 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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Dearborn Homes

Constructed in 1948, the Dearborn Homes Development is comprised of 16 mid-rise buildings containing 800 dwelling units on 16 acres of land. The complex is part of the CHA’s Plan for Transformation, which included complete renovation of all 16 buildings resulting in 656 dwellings. HPZS created a plan for the rehabilitation of all buildings, including…
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William Jones Apartments

William Jones Senior Apartments consists of a thirteen-story apartment building with common areas on the first and thirteenth floors. The original construction was completed circa 1965. The building was in need of life safety and accessibility upgrades. The scope of work included exterior wall and sidewalk repairs; installation of fire alarm, sprinkler, and emergency generator…
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