Roberta Brucato, AIA, LEED Green Associate, CDT


Roberta joined IDEA in 2024 with a strong technical background and previous experience in a number of different practice areas.  She is passionate about well-executed architectural detailing and especially enjoys working on projects dealing with existing buildings and their complexities.  Roberta is currently in the process of completing a master’s degree related to conservation of the built environment.


Outside of the office, Roberta’s interests include bicycle touring, open water swimming in Lake Michigan, and cooking for friends and family.

Selected Experience

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Center for Advanced Care (with SmithGroup)
  • All Saints’ Episcopal Church Restoration (with Bauer Latoza Studio)
  • Brown Hall, Lake Forest College (with Solomon Cordwell Buenz)
  • Chicago Public Schools Restoration Projects, Multiple Schools (with Bauer Latoza Studio)
  • Health and Social Innovation Centre, University of New Brunswick (with Solomon Cordwell Buenz)
  • Student Apartment Complex, Discovery Park District at Purdue (with Solomon Cordwell Buenz)


Bachelor of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago


Licensed Architect
State of Illinois, 2016