Atul Karkhanis Architects, Ltd. quarterly newsletter

Argosy University-Schaumburg, IL

A remodeled university campus inhabiting an entire floor in a multiple story professional building.  Spaces included in the remodel are offices, state-of-the-art classrooms, and labs utilizing modern technology and smart boards to improve students' learning experience. 


Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins-Skokie, IL

This large Dunkin Donuts Coffee shop with a Baskin Robbins Ice Cream shop was recently completed. The restaurant epitomizes the new image of Dunkin Donuts incorporating decorative lighting into the dining area and rich coffee inspired finishes. 

Retail Center-Chicago, IL

AKA designed this retail center with three quick service restaurants (QSRs). The retail center was designed to be cohesive while still allowing the individual brands to be recognized by providing design elements unique to each restaurant, ranging from a tower to the color of the awning. 


Enterprise Rent-A-Car-Palatine, IL

A brand new car sales and rental facility with a car storage lot slated to open spring 2016. The facility includes a lounge area, sales cubicles, offices, and a car wash bay. 

Magnum Sal Hotel-Poland

A hotel development located in Wieliczka, Poland. AKA assisted a local Chicago based developer to enhance the image of the hotel. The architect of record is a local architect in Poland.  

Burger Brothers-Chicago, IL

A carry-out restaurant slated to open February/March 2016.The exterior was designed with a subtle boldness in mind.

News & Regulatory Updates which Matter to You and Your Projects:

  • AKA is proud to announce our newest Licensed Architect: Andrew Foster, Project Architect and Project Manager. 
  • As of January 1, 2016, the State of Illinois requires all projects to comply with the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and ASHRAE 90.1.
  • The City of Chicago is streamlining the payment for Standard Plan Review Permits, now requiring a $300 payment deposit. This allows the review process to start immediately.  Additionally, for the first time since 1999, the City has increased the permit fee by an average increase of 25%. 
Copyright © 2015 Atul Karkhanis Architects, Ltd, All rights reserved.
 You or someone in your firm has done business with Atul Karkhanis Architects, Ltd.

Our mailing address is:
Atul Karkhanis Architects, Ltd
2514 W Peterson Ave
Chicago, IL 60659

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp

Concept to Completion TM

aka Architects

317 tweets
following 13 people