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Old is New Again at One North Dearborn

As fitness centers and Wi-Fi lounges become increasingly standard in Class A office buildings, landlords often face the tough decision of how to use space: tenant amenities or leasable space?  Facing such a dilemma at One North Dearborn, Beacon Capital Partners engaged award-winning architecture and interior design firm Wright Heerema Architects (WHA) to create another way to approach the challenge: repurpose floors previously dedicated to outdated mechanical and plumbing infrastructure, into useable tenant amenity spaces.

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Richard H. Fawell, AIA, IIDA, Principal

Renowned architect Richard H. Fawell leads WHA’s growing Hospitality & Mixed-Use practice. He brings deep experience in a variety of project types including large mixed-use developments, hotels and resorts, and multiple types of residential, government, higher education, theater, and master planning projects.

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Roger Heerema to Speak About Work Space Office Trends

WHA’s Roger Heerema will be a featured panelist at BOMA Suburban Chicago’s Members Lunch on Thursday, September 21, 2017 in Rosemont, IL. The discussion will focus on work space office trends including workplace findings, and how furniture helps support the new work environment within office suites, lobbies, lounges, and exterior spaces.

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WHA Announces Completion of A.J. Gallagher's Rolling Meadows Headquarters

Headquarters Transformation Wright Heerema Architects served as Architects and Interior Designers for the new Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. headquarters at 2850 W. Golf Rd. in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Arthur J. Gallagher is one of the largest insurance brokerages in the country and now one of Rolling Meadows’ largest employers.

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Scott Delano, IIDA, NCARB Joins WHA as Design Director

Published on PrismPub.com. Wright Heerema Architects announces Scott Delano has joined the firm as Design Director. He is a veteran Chicago-based corporate interiors leader with 25 years of experience in planning, architecture and interiors. In his new role, Delano is charged with leading, inspiring and growing Wright Heerema’s interiors practice to ensure exceptional client experiences.

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Wright Heerema Architects Brings New Life to Alliant Credit Union Offices

Wright Heerema Architects completed an interior renovation for Alliant Credit Union’s expanding Rolling Meadows office. The announcement came on the heels of completing two successful interiors projects for Alliant, one of the largest credit unions in the United States.

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200 West Jackson Brings the Outside In—On the 28th Floor

Published on ChicagoArchitecture.org. Together with White Oak Realty, Wright Heerema Architects announces the grand re-opening of 200 W. Jackson, a classic 29-story office building in the heart of Chicago’s Loop that is now anything but traditional.

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