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Koo And Associates, Ltd.

USGBC member

53 W. Jackson
Suite 235
Chicago, IL 60604


Service area: 200 miles

Service Area: St. Louis, MO Minneapolis, MN Indianapolis, IN


Koo and Associates is a full-service architecture, planning and interior design firm. We also provide LEED consulting. Koo and Associates provides expertise in the residential, hospitality, hospitality interiors and institutional markets.


Our firm is completing construction documentation on a 42 unit affordable housing scattered site development on the West side of Chicago. The buildings are part of the Chicago Green Homes program and we anticipate getting the highest rating awarded. This project is also part of the Chicago Green Permit Program. We recently finished a green master planning exercise for the Chicago Housing Authority and The Habitat Company.

We recently completed theWit Hotel in downtown Chicago, a 27-story boutique hotel that contains state-of-the-art control systems and extensive LED lighting as just two of the strategies to reduce the energy profile of the project.


Half of the architects and interior designers at Koo and Associates are LEED accredited professionals, including the founder, Jackie Koo, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP. Dan Rappel, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is the Director of Sustainable Design. Dan has worked on seven LEED projects, three of which have received their rating from the USGBC. Dan was the Project Architect on the Platinum-rated Kresge Foundation Headquarters. Dan serves as the Vice-Chair of the Residential Green Building Committee for the Illinois Branch of the USGBC.

Koo and Associates incorporates sustainable design into each project we design, regardless of budget or LEED rating.

U.S. Green Building Council Member
U.S. Green Building Council Member

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