Riverwoods Residence

Riverwoods, ILLINOIS

Renovation / Addition

Leaving the entire front of the house unchanged, this project reconceived the spaces of the family’s daily living – the kitchen, breakfast room, and family room, for an existing ranch house in Riverwoods, Illinois outside of Chicago.

 kitchen

kitchen

A new addition was grafted to the back of the house to engage the rear yard on three sides. A new kitchen was inserted a t the point of that addition’s connection to the main house, sliding along the back edge of the existing house and mediating between the new and the old.

 family room addition

family room addition

 kitchen cabinets

kitchen cabinets

 

Architect: designed by Mark Gerwing as Senior Associate at Kathryn Quinn Architects, Chicago

Contractor: Teschky Construction

Structural Engineer: John Trankina

 

Portfolio Category:  Smaller Renovations & Additions 


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