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We believe in the promise of people-centered, sustainable design

At Canopy, our work is pragmatic yet imaginative, influenced by a collective design process that reconsiders what’s possible through exploration and research. Our solutions are reflective of the people we serve—whether we’re designing a new green home, a multi-unit housing campus, or a space that celebrates community. With every project, we aim to achieve a thoughtful, enduring design expressive of context and place.

Housing For Veterans, People With Disabilities Coming To Vacant Jefferson Park Lot

Housing For Veterans, People With Disabilities Coming To Vacant Jefferson Park Lot

The development at 6001 W. Lawrence Ave. began construction Oct. 13 and will consist of two four-story buildings with 48 units.

Encuentro Square, Huge Affordable Housing Project Along 606’s Bloomingdale Trail, Coming In 2022

Encuentro Square, Huge Affordable Housing Project Along 606’s Bloomingdale Trail, Coming In 2022

The first phase will bring nearly 100 affordable apartments to the old Magid Glove factory site. About 100 more affordable apartments and a public park are planned in later phases.

How to take on both the climate and the housing crises

How to take on both the climate and the housing crises

A Chicago architect believes his profession can provide the logical and sustainable solutions needed to address these twin issues that threaten the economy and the future.

Canopy

Canopy really takes the time and the energy to think through all the details of a project. Not just from a design perspective but also from a bigger picture perspective. They care about the communities and it comes through.

Aly Stein, Preservation of Affordable Housing

Our Team

Engaged, participative, collective—that’s Canopy

Our team is as unique as the clients and communities we serve. While Canopy’s roots lie in social impact and equity-based design, we have built an architectural staff coming from varied professional, academic and cultural backgrounds. Each project benefits from our diversity of experiences, our deep curiosity and the global design perspective we nurture through research and travel. Together, they allow for an informed and open-minded belief in what’s possible.

Canopy

Using very simple materials and just a little bit of color, Canopy can create a very strong building. It is a testament to a good designer. They have a clear vision from the beginning.

David Block, Evergreen Real Estate Group

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