Sophie Bidek is a partner at Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and specializes in the architectural design of mixed-use, adaptive-reuse and residential projects. For the major building projects she manages, Sophie bridges design aesthetics with development objectives and community context.

Her portfolio of notable projects includes the 1.1 million SF Harper Court Redevelopment in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood; Superior 110, a 27-story upscale condominium tower in Chicago’s River North; and No. 9 Walton, an ultra-luxury condominium development in Streeterville.

Bidek holds Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a board member and current co-president of the UIC A³ Architecture Alumni Association. She is the 2011 recipient of the Women in Real Estate Awards’ Bright Horizon Award, sponsored by the Illinois Real Estate Journal and CREW Chicago.