Testimonials

Residential


“My wife and I are so pleased we went with Michael Buss. He will take the time to customize a house tailored to your life style. One of the best investments we made while building our house.” Steve and Lisa, Orland Park, IL

“12 years ago we had the pleasure of working with Michael Buss to design our house. So in 2011 when we decided to add to the house we contacted Michael to design the addition and we were treated to an architectural wonder. Michael designed (and with his team built) a garage connected via a bridge to the main house. We all watched in amazement as this architectural challenge unfolded into a true masterpiece within 2 months, right on schedule.” Emmanuel and Jeanette, Burr Ridge, IL

“My wife and I hired Mike to do a major remodeling of our home. We initally sought out Mike because he was the architect for our home back in 2001. In 2011 we wanted to do an update to the home as well as change our Master bathroom and closets. The end result was fantastic. We hired Mike to oversee the project from design through construction. Mike is detailed oriented and as a result he was on site just about every day, making sure everything was done to his specifications as well as ours. He used the best subs on the south side and made the whole project as painless as he could for a remodel. Mike has a great eye for design as well as color. Mike's wife Sue is also involved and a great resource for clients. If Mike was not available, Sue was. Her input was invaluable while keeping the subs on track for the project. My wife, Mary and I highly recommend Michael Buss Architects.” Joe & Mary, Orland Park, IL

His firm does not just draw plans for houses; they bring you through a process, a process of designing your dream home. It is a gift that Michael has; to listen, understand, and interpret what his clients want. His work is outstanding.” Maggy & John, Downers Grove, IL

“I think Mike’s true talent lies in his ability to visualize the look or “feeling” that we were trying to achieve even when we were unable to quite verbalize it…. He understood not only our project “must haves” but also our “would like to include…” amenities…. He translated the emotional impressions we wanted to convey with our home design and transformed them into reality. ” Michelle & Tim, Palos Park, IL

“Judy and I would like to sincerely thank you and your staff for doing an outstanding job designing our home and watching over the construction for our best interests. As you know, I have been in the construction industry for over 47 years and I feel that I am a pretty good judge of talent in my business and you are extremely good at what you do.... We would wholeheartedly encourage you to have any future clients contact us...You are truly an idea person that is very gifted and we thank you very much.” Judy & Rich Scheck, Scheck Industries, IL

“The joy and harmony of living in a well designed home emanates from the hearts of both architect and homeowner.“ Maurice Doyle, Gentleman Architect as told to me on fringe benefit night. MB

“As we walk around our house, we can see the things we wanted in a floor plan - the kitchen island, the extra door into the laundry room - but we can also see where Mike helped us come up with something better than what we originally wanted - the breakfast nook, the master bath. We also look at our hallways and remember him looking at some floor plans we found on the Internet and explaining what features would make the house more expensive to build. From the very start, he had it in mind to draw the best house for our budget.” Andrea & Ken, LaGrange, IL

“When we decided to design and build our custom home in 2010, we met with several architects to determine the best fit. We chose Michael Buss because he provided a different approach and blend of ideas that peaked our interest. He was concerned about designing a home that would suit the living habits and compatibility of us as a couple. As we worked through the design process, Michael asked many questions to determine the most suitable layout that would fit our current and future family’s needs. He was also able to incorporate our preferences for placement of rooms based on daily living and entertaining purposes. Michael has a good sense of humor, is very patient and is exceptionally talented. We are extremely happy with the finished product and feel that all of our goals were met through working with Michael Buss on the design of our home. We would highly recommend him to anyone who is embarking on this incredible journey of creating your dream house.” Michelle & Michael, Homer Glen, IL

“From our very first meeting, we felt confident in Michael Buss Architects. They asked the right questions and listened to what was important to us. The attention to detail and their great ideas really helped make our house special. The whole process turned out to be fun, exciting and effortless thanks to them. We love the finished product.” Vicky & Mark, Countryside, IL

Commercial


“Michael Buss Architects did an excellent job from our first meeting to the final Inspection for occupancy. Your firm was recommended to me by KSW Construction. Michael Buss Architects worked extremely well with Holt Dental on layout and design, general contractor and subs, as well as Kitty Farentella (Interior Design) for this Pediatric Dental office. All designs, details and time targets were met without any problems. I would highly recommend Michael Buss Architects without reservation. If you go to our website www.childrensdentistrygroup.com there are many photos of the office and office tour in the site that will demonstrate the beauty of your design." Paul, Children’s Dentistry, Lake Zurich, IL

“Mr. Michael Buss has proven time and time again that he and his organization are more than capable of delivering accurate architectural drawings and always on budget. His reputation and long standing relationships within the construction industry provides the basis for a proven track record. I highly recommend Michael to anyone looking for a competent and personable architect." Leo, LLC Builders, IL

“I have worked with Mike over a span of almost 20 years. He is an accomplished architect, who finds creative solutions and designs trend setting facades and layouts. He is deeply knowledged about codes and local village ordinances. He has designed several projects for me that have been selected as "Home of the Month" and featured in Builder/Architect magazine. I have enjoyed working with Mike over the years, and I will continue to employ his expertise on future jobs." Wally, Donlin Builders, IL

“I appreciate yours and Mike’s time and expertise throughout the Atrium build out. I found it very rewarding and educating to have been given the pleasure to work with you. The both of you are very professional and courteous and your prompt attention to my questions again speaks to the quality of architects that represent your company." Atrium Home Health, Evergreen Park, IL