Projects Archive


Recreation House

RECREATION HOUSE How fast and green could we build a guesthouse with an indoor basketball court? That was the challenge posed to us by our client. Studio Nigro, working with Bob Brobson Inc., proposed a quick construction method of a precast, super-insulated concrete structure using Thermomass wall panels. In just seven days, the structure was […]


Sacramento Residence

SACRAMENTO RESIDENCE A re-unification of a Ravenswood Manor two-flat into a single family home. The clients’ respect for the original detailing of the home in certain areas was balanced with their desire for a more modern aesthetic in the new kitchen and family room. Reconfiguration of the second floor included a new art studio to […]


Lincoln Park Residence

LINCOLN PARK RESIDENCE Turning a little-used third floor into a family gathering area and additional bedroom space was the dream of this couple with a growing family. Studio Nigro redesigned the area as a library and homework area. The douglas fir wood exudes the luxury of a paneled library while a large graphic-print wallpaper reinforces […]


Hollywood Residence

HOLLYWOOD RESIDENCE Studio Nigro’s renovation of this classic clay-tile roofed Chicago Bungalow won a Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Bungalow Award. Incorporating new daylighting with traditional craftsman details provided the homeowners with a contemporary layout that respected the heritage of the home. Super-efficient insulation and windows, low-VOC finishes, and reclaimed wood flooring create a retreat that […]