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Featured Architects

Design Insight Inc.

D

II is a design/build
architecture firm specializing
in custom residential and
commercial architecture;
plus high-end remodels/
renovations. They aim to creatively
solve functional needs, while instilling
graceful solutions for any project; small
to large. DII strives for a honed, mature
and warm modern feel. They pride
themselves on high customer care and
personal relationships, and try to let the
projects speak for themselves. Usually,
a sense of highly crafted work emerges,
which stems from a smaller scale
materials and furniture background.
Given the luxury of time, they relish the
opportunity to experiment with as many
design ideas as possible; ultimately to
reach the best solution. DII believes
that after rigorous due diligence via their
design & build phases, the final product
will be inventive, highly functional, and
hopefully inspire.

PHOTO: BLACK OLIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC

New Tudor
Arlington Heights, IL
Completed: 2016
Cost: $125k Area: 500 s.f. addition
+ 500 s.f. interior remodel
GC: Construction People Corp.
Design & Drafting: Workus Studio, LLC
A family of 5 purchased a cottage
tudor and needed more space. The
property/home is narrow & the only
option was to build over the garage. A
north & west cantilever were proposed.
A wide promenade hall connects all
the spaces and leads to a 'destination'
balcony w/ tension cable.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Licensed Architect - Summer 2017

President’s Message
ADA Advice Accessibility: Handrail Details for Stairways and Ramps
Continuing Education A Review of Window, Door and Skylight Standards and Certification
Buyer’s Guide
Feature Article The Necessary Accessory: Hardware
Continuing Education Providers/ ALA New Members
Insurance Design Professionals and Cyber Risk - Part 2
Second Chances for Buildings The New Roof is Still Leaking?
Feature Article What Do Clients Want? Amenities, style and function
Firm Management Tools for Small Firms: Time Management
Index of Advertisers
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Intro
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - ADA Advice Accessibility: Handrail Details for Stairways and Ramps
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Continuing Education A Review of Window, Door and Skylight Standards and Certification
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Buyer’s Guide
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Feature Article The Necessary Accessory: Hardware
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Continuing Education Providers/ ALA New Members
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Insurance Design Professionals and Cyber Risk - Part 2
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Second Chances for Buildings The New Roof is Still Leaking?
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Feature Article What Do Clients Want? Amenities, style and function
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Firm Management Tools for Small Firms: Time Management
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