GREGORY MAIRE has provided architectural and interior design services to clients on Chicago's Gold Coast and North Shore since 1982. A seasoned business man as well as a licensed architect and registered interior designer, Mr. Maire has built his reputation on the faithful representation of his client's interests.
Gregory Maire Architect Ltd was formed to meet the needs of the commercial and residential markets in creative new ways. At home with a range of styles from contemporary to traditional, Mr. Maire provides the attention to detail essential to a seamless match between architecture, furnishings and finishes.
He can also point to a history of successful collaboration with other architects, designers and builders. His work has ranged in location from Chicago to Denver to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with architectural commissions ranging in size up to thirty thousand square feet.
Proficient with both traditional and cutting edge lighting techniques, Mr. Maire employs a number of lighting types in each project to achieve warmth, highlight and sparkle.
A Chicago native, Mr. Maire received his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and his Master of Architecture from Harvard University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects. His participation on philanthropic boards is ongoing. A list of his citations follows.
KENNETH PAREL-SEWELL, a native of Louisville, Kentucky is a graduate of Ball State University, with a double degree in Architecture and Environmental Design. He received the Outstanding Thesis Award for his Senior work on archetypes of sacred forms as applied to Bahá’í architecture and houses of worship.
Ken is experienced in all phases of architectural practice, especially the building fabric and its on-site translation into bricks and mortar. He spent over a year as architect's site supervisor on the administration building at Western Kentucky University.
He is a licensed architect in Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Michigan. He received one of three Citations of Merit in the 1996 "Design for Tomorrow" residential design competition sponsored by the American Plywood Association.
BONNIE N. ROSENBERG received a B.S. from the University of Michigan, College of Architecture and Urban Planning. She then completed a two year Master of Architecture course of study at the University of Illinois in Chicago, College of Architecture where she was selected to participate in The School of the Art Institute's Architectural Exhibition.
Bonnie is experienced in all phases of work. She has overseen the design and construction of a number of institutional facilities including a Day School and other community and worship spaces in the Chicago area.
She has spent many years working with Chicago residential developers,
public and private. Working in a range of styles, Bonnie has completed
work in markets from upscale loft renovations and town homes to much needed
housing and community facilities in the long neglected neighborhoods of
south and west sides of Chicago. Bonnie joined Gregory Maire to pursue
her interests in a more personal relationship with the end user, encouraging
a greater attention to detail.
North Shore Home Magazine, December/January 2004, Pages 78-89
Chicago Home Magazine, Fall 2003, Pages 66 and 84
HGTV, 23 April 2002, "Howard van Doren Shaw's 'Homewood' "
Kitchen Trends, Vol 18 #1, "Take a Bow"
Bathroom Trends, Vol 17 #7, "Along Nautical Lines"
Chicago Sun Times, 3 March 2002, "Mies van der Rohe Revisited"
Interior Design, April 1995
Casas & Gente, September 1994 "Minimalismo: Integraçion en un Departamento de Chicago" (Mexican Architectural Digest)
Arte E Decoraçao, Number 179, "Contemporary Classic" (Brazilian Architectural Digest)
Chicago Tribune Magazine, April 1993, "Grand Schemes: Ornate Update"
North Shore, March 1993, "This House Grows on You"
Showcase Of Interior Design, a profile of 43 designers and their work, 1989 and 1993.
Siskel and Ebert television program, "Outstanding Media Rooms" 1993
Residential Interiors, by Charles Morris Mount, "Classical Comfort", PBC International, Inc. New York, 1992
Chicago Tribune Magazine, December 1992, "Minimal to the Max"
Modern Living, November 1992 (Japanese Interiors Magazine)
Arte E Decoraçao, Number 144, "Revival" (Brazilian Architectural Digest)
The Best in Lobby Design: Hotels & Offices, by Alan Phillips, Rotovision, 1991
Excellence in Residential Interior Design Award, Chicago Design Resource.