Robert Plebanski Jr., AIA | Senior Associate

Robert Plebanski
Bob has been with ESA for over 25 years. He excels at managing complex projects that involve large consulting teams and challenging construction operations. He is thoroughly conversant with BIM software and has provided fulltime construction inspection services on education and healthcare projects.

Major projects include the $52 million Southgate Market retail/parking development in Chicago, the $50 million Northwestern Memorial Hospital childcare center and parking structure, and a $25 million research building for Northwestern University Healthsystem. He also served as project architect for document production on the new Glenbrook Hospital emergency and radiology department.

Bob is a registered energy professional for the City of Chicago. He is also a past member of the Orland Hills Plan Commission.

When I’m not at ESA I enjoy…
Spending time with my family and riding my motorcycle.
My two favorite materials would have to be…
Concrete and wood.
What is the role of drawing in an increasingly digital practice?
There will always be a need to transfer the creative imagination to some sort of medium. In architecture, paper, computer screens, the future it may be holography.
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