About CA/ds – Chicago Architecture Design Firm with sustainable approach

CHARLES S. COOK

AIA, LEED BD+C

Principal

SARAH LAVIGNE

Registered Architect and

Interior Designer

Project Manager

PATRICK MURPHY

AIA, LEED BD+C

Assistant Project Manager

ELLIS VENIA III

LEED Green Associate

Architectural Intern

LOGAN A. DIEHL

Architectural Intern

COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio, Inc. (CA/ds) is an award winning full service architectural firm, with its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. Its principal Charles S. Cook is LEED accredited, with over 25 years’ experience as a licensed architect.

CA/ds is client focused and design driven; believing great design comes from listening carefully, distilling the essence of their clients’ desires, and manifesting their goals into inspired solutions. The firm has LEED Accredited Professionals embracing Green Technology and energy conserving and sustainable solutions. The firm is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

The primary focus of CA/ds talented professionals is design and service, supported with an acute attention to detail. They’ve designed dynamic commercial facilities and luxurious private residences in some of Chicago’s finest neighborhoods and surrounding communities as well as across the U.S. 

Services provided include Master Planning, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction Observation phases for projects ranging from complex mixed-use commercial structures to single family residential.

CA/ds architectural drawings are currently brought through all stages of development using the latest Revit Architecture software providing multiple benefits of 3D modeling of every project.

CA/ds designs are creative, sensitive and respectfully adept in a variety of styles ranging from contextually appropriate and historically accurate traditional elegance to crisp, clean and refined contemporary styles.

CA/ds collaborative and thorough approach strives to make designing and building each project enjoyable from concept to fruition.  They believe attention to every detail creates buildings and spaces of unsurpassed quality their clients are proud to call home and love being in. Read testimonials from past clients here.

 

 

 

FIRM MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • National United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Illinois Chapter United States Green Building Council (USGBC)

 

 

FIRM PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE
DESIGN FIRM: Illinois

 

 

COOK ARCHITECTURAL is proud to help sponsor and support the important work of these charities and not-for-profit groups:

The Harbour Emergency Shelter & Transitional Housing

MS National Multiple Sclerosis Society Greater Illinois Chapter

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Habitat For Humanity

Designs For Dignity