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Why Bancroft?

Bancroft AE has a broad portfolio of experience in providing planning, architecture, engineering and construction management services across the country.  Our clients seek us out for many reasons, including:

Difficult Jobs

We specialize in highly complex jobs, such as limited space planning, lab planning, and advanced medical facilities.

Process Management

We have a 10-point process for high-efficiency design, enabling the most successful design at the lowest cost for our clients.


Our talented design professionals average over 25 years of experience with more than 200 projects each.


Bancroft designers hold three patents for efficient designs, and are authors of the FAA Sustainable Design Manual.



We work collaboratively with both owners and end-users to understand their objectives and values prior to developing design solutions.  Our goal on every project is to create functional environments that allow our clients can do their most innovative and productive work.


Our designers understand providing for Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is the foundation for healthy environments. Maximizing efficiency, adaptability, and sustainability via LEED are the keys to creating the highest quality facilities.


From project start to completion, our engineering team ensures that complex building systems are effectively integrated into the overall scheme of the project. This allows us to ensure timely project delivery, fewer changes, cost savings, and a high level of coordination among all disciplines.

Project Managment

Bancroft retains skilled project and program managers to oversee your complex project from start to completion, ensuring that it is completed on time and under budget.

Lab Planning

Our Lab Planning Studio is a nationally recognized team specializing in the programming, planning, and design of research, applied science and instructional laboratories. We have planned over 300 facilities for institutional, educational, governmental and corporate clientele.

Master Planning

Our planning professionals work closely with clients to seek strategic solutions that meet both functional and economic goals. We facilitate owner and user participation throughout the planning process to ensure resulting designs match user values.


Proudly a service disabled veteran owned small business.

Bancroft Architects + Engineers provides our public clients with high-quality services and a proven, low-risk way to meet their diversity goals.

Company Data

Bancroft Architects and Engineers is a full service A/MEP firm providing design, planning, construction and management services to our public clients.   Bancroft is classified to provide the following services according to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS):

541310 Architectural Services
541410 Interior Design Services
541330 Engineering Services
541690 Scientific and Technical Consulting
541340 Drafting Services

DUNS Number


Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation


Public Clients

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