- Associate AIA
Sabina Choragwicki is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture where she received her master’s degree in 2020, and bachelor’s degree in Architectural Studies with an English minor in 2018. She is a Polish American who grew up on the south side of Chicago. Sabina has also lived in Barcelona where she attended the Escola Tecnica Superior d’Arquitectura del Valles architecture school. Her immigrant background and time living abroad has cultivated a spirit for travel, and she was awarded the Ryerson Traveling Fellowship from UIUC in 2020 for her thesis “Precedent and Interpretation.”
Throughout her studies and since joining Canopy, Sabina has cultivated an interest in research driven and social impact design. She is currently studying for ARE Exams and is pursuing licensure. Outside of the office, Sabina practices yoga, collects antiques and loves spending time outdoors with her dog.
Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
What was your first job?
Tae Kwon Do instructor
What motivated you to become an architect?
To be able to talk to animals
If you could live in another era, which would you choose?
Paris in the 1920’s
Best trip you've taken?
Living in Barcelona for a year and traveling around Europe!
1984 by George Orwell and The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway are tied. These are classics I’ve read multiple times.