Portfolio Category: Sustainable Design

University of Chicago Health

HPZS is collaborating on the renovation, planning, design, and construction of the University of Chicago Health, Counseling, and Wellness Center a new 20,000 SF student health, counseling and wellness center addition located within an existing heritage building on the University of Chicago campus, The Chicago Womens Lying In Hospital, which is also on the National…
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South Shore Beach House

HPZS is proud to announce the South Shore Beach House project, a new construction beach house including lifeguard and concession facilities at South Shore Beach near the South Shore Cultural Center, where we just completed an interior and exterior renovation and restoration. In partnership with landscape and civil engineering provided by SmithGroup, dbHMS Engineers and…
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HPZS Office

Located in the recently renovated Gormully and Jeffery Manufacturing Company building, makers of the original Rambler Bicycle,  HPZS designed and moved into their new home in November of 2017. The design embodies everything the firm stands for - a dedication to preserving a sustainable future.  Utilizing low VOC and recycled content products, while embracing the expansive daylight, exposed…
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Kedzie Firehouse

The West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC) will be purchasing from the City of Chicago an abandoned firehouse property adjacent to Kells Park, a neighborhood park managed by the Chicago Park District (CPD). It is the intent of the WHPDC to restore and rehabilitate the firehouse building and repurpose it for use as a CPD…
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Yannell Residence

HPZS has been commissioned to renovate an existing residence to meet Passive House Institute US (PHIUS+) standards, as part of a first-of-it’s-kind speculative low-energy renovation project in Chicago. While most homes built to PHIUS standards are for private homeowners, the client in this case is looking to create a precedent for speculative sustainable homebuilding in the Midwest.…
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Pullman Artspace

When Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood received National Landmark status in 2015, Pullman Artspace, LLC, in partnership with the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, sponsored a phased competition for the design of an artist’s live/work space incorporating new construction connecting two original Pullman buildings located at either end of an otherwise empty block. HPZS, as part of…
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