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Charles T. Smith, AIA, LEED AP



A well-versed strategic leader in the central region, Charles Smith engages with top-tier institutions across multiple education-market sectors. He networks with national laboratories, corporations and private developers, affording Charles an immensely broad platform to build meaningful partner opportunities. These strong industry relationships in the Chicago area greatly benefit our education clients and community-based organizations.

I am lucky to be part of CannonDesign and collaborate with our firm’s top-tier talent. Addressing and aligning client needs and project opportunities in today’s changing education landscape is both a daily challenge and honor. I embrace the process of listening, digesting issues and driving toward strategic design solutions.

Charles T. Smith, AIA, LEED AP

Together, we create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society.