Architectural Design

Conceptual Design • Building Design • Site Analysis • Building Code Review • Life Safety Planning • Remodeling and Renovation • Sustainable and LEED Design • Construction Drawings • Construction Contract Administration

Master Planning

Master Planning • Site Utilization • Facility Assessment • Parking Analysis • Construction Analysis • Building Programming

Interior Design

Space Planning • Facility Planning • Material and Finish Selection • Furniture Selection

LEED Affiliated Member


Who we are

About Us

John Shafer & Associates, Inc. is an architectural and planning firm that was founded in 1992. The firm consists of a core group of individuals with complementary skills in architecture and planning.

Our mission is to design buildings that contribute to the built environment and enhance our quality of life. We strive to add value through creativity and innovation. Aligning ourselves with our clients’ goals, we deliver services that meet their time, budget and quality objectives.

Together with our clients and consultants, our firm has had the opportunity to complete many successful projects.


Great Space

Springfield architecture firm John Shafer and Associates resides in an award-winning dream office just south of the city’s downtown. The office was designed with a perfect recipe of energy efficiency, edgy design and sustainability, using geothermal for the 2,900 square foot building.


Living Example

Illinois architecture firm John Shafer & Associates finally realizes its dream office – and wins an AIA sustainable design award for it.


A green beauty

Architect John Shafer’s new office building at 1230 S. Sixth St. in Springfield recently won an award for sustainable design from the Central Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Not only is it a “green” building, it is also lovely to behold.



Where to find us

For directions to our office take a look at the Google map below.

  • John Shafer & Associates
  • 1230 South Sixth Street
  • Springfield, Illinois 62703
  • 217.744.9036

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