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Sophie Bidek

Sophie Bidek

Partner, Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture
Sophie Bidek established herself early in her career as a strong leader and design visionary on complicated programmatic projects directing multi-disciplinary development teams. Sophie is an adept problem solver on complex adaptive-reuse projects and cutting-edge new structures.

At the design helm of record-setting projects such as One Chicago Square, a 2.2M SF, mixed-use, multi-tower development that will be the city’s 6th tallest skyscraper; No. 9 Walton, an ultra-luxury condominium tower with the most $3M+ sales in Chicago; and Nashville Warehouse Co., a mixed-use commercial and residential development that is the city's first large-scale mass timber structure. Sophie leads each project team from entitlement through to construction.

As a Partner, Sophie leads the project team from entitlement through to construction; provides design strategy and project oversight; and serves as the client’s key contact. Bidek is also a leader outside HPA, she is the current President of Crew Chicago and committed to mentoring young designers and advancing commercial real estate by promoting the advancement of women.