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THE TEAM

CHRISTOPHER BREMER

Owner & Principal Architect

Chris has been in the architecture and construction industries for over twenty years.  He has worked extensively in residential design of nearly all scales and has general contracting experience with high-end single family homes, including employment at Sullivan Goulette & Wilson and Savane Properties.  At Savane Properties, Chris was the lead architect and field superintendent for numerous homes in the Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Roscoe Village and Lincoln Square neighborhoods of Chicago.  Chris made a priority of ensuring the final design reflected the client’s desires while respecting their budget.  At Sullivan Goulette & Wilson, he worked with both custom single-family home clients as well as developers of multi-unit buildings. 

Chris has also been involved in various commercial projects ranging from small office fit-outs to the PAWS flagship adoption center in Chicago to a new science facility for Western Michigan University.  Many of these were while he was at the prestigious Chicago firm of Holabird & Root.


Chris received a Masters of Architecture from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and is licensed to practice architecture in Illinois and Michigan.  He is also a LEED accredited professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Association of Licensed Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. 


On a personal note, Chris is father to two young children and husband to a wonderful wife.  He enjoys soccer, both playing and viewing, has a special place in his heart for time away with his family.

SANDRA CARR

Project Architect

Sandi has nearly 15 years of experience in a variety of design fields, including High-end Residential, Multi-family Residential, Mixed-Use, Master Planning, Urban Design, Interior Design, Zoning Entitlements, and Higher Education.  Ms. Carr has worked at Ferguson & Shamamian Architects in NYC, The Collaborative Inc in Toledo, OH, and SGW in Chicago, IL.


Sandi graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2005, receiving a Bachelor of Architecture degree.  She is a registered architect in Illinois and Ohio, as well as NCARB Certified. 


Sandi lives in Oak Park, IL with her husband, three children, and too many dogs.  She spends her free time volunteering with the PTO at her children's elementary school and is a member of the Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission. 

JAYSHREE SHAH

Project Architect

Jayshree brings over thirteen years of experience in a multitude of architectural projects across the globe and is locally based in Oak Park, IL.  Her portfolio of work includes design and development of single-family residential, multi-story residential, K-12 educational facilities, healthcare, and a spectrum of mixed-use high-rise projects. She also has a background in market development, continuing education, and has written multiple articles in architectural publications. 

Jayshree earned her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas in Austin in 2006 and has lived in Chicago ever since, working at internationally recognized firms Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), bkL Architecture, and Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects.  She is an active board member of the AIA Chicago Foundation and has spent several years volunteering for Rebuilding Together – Metro Chicago.


Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Jayshree offers warm southern hospitality and cooks up a mean habanero queso. Her free time is dedicated to spending quality time with her husband and caring for her sweet little boy and baby girl.