Adam sees himself as a design activist—someone who motivates others to take control of the power inherent in design and transform the world. As part of a dynamic team of multidisciplinary professionals, Adam works to create a culture of community leadership and to advance the principles of urban design and community design.
Urban design focuses on people, casting the architect or designer as the translator of people’s needs. Through professional and volunteer activities, Adam has been a passionate advocate for quality design in the built environment—to be better at translating the needs of a community.
In addition to architectural projects across numerous commercial and residential types, Adam has worked in urban planning and design, community engagement, community development, affordable housing development, economic development, and process design.
A problem solver at heart, Adam loves to immerse himself in a challenge and work through possible answers. There’s something inspirational about that process—and it never ceases to amaze him when an intentional and straight-forward design solution crushes a problem.