Civic Projects Architecture is a Chicago-based practice with a focus on high-quality design and long-term strategic thinking. Their approach is highly participatory, expanding the role of architecture to include grant-writing, development, and revitalization on several scales. They work closely with both clients and stakeholders to develop work that addresses their particular context. Monica Chadha is the Founder. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Architecture from the University of Waterloo, Canada.