GLENCOE RESIDENCE

Home Exterior Transformed with Material Shifts

This exterior renovation project, located in Glencoe IL, was originally clad in a monolithic stucco finish that needed to be replaced. A modern, panelized design of cement board was selected with Ipe wood accents. All of this was hung over 1-1/2” of exterior insulation with an air space to assist with optimal drainage and energy conservation. A new

This updated design truly enhances the form of the building without making any structural changes. A facelift like this illustrates how an otherwise bland looking building can be transformed through thoughtful application of materials.

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