On staff at Pappageorge Haymes Partners since 1983, Ken is the firm's most tenured associate. His experience and special expertise in designing and executing technically complex projects, particularly in the category of adaptive re-use, has earned industry-wide recognition for excellence.
Ken's master-planning, residential and commercial development experience encompasses mixed-use, adaptive reuse and historic renovation projects.
Early in his career, he was a part of the original Donohue Studio Group in Printer's Row founded by Harry Weese in 1977, after which he worked with many local architects and artists including; Holabird & Root, Ken Schroeder, Baus & Dring, Verginio Ferrari, and Robert Gordon. He also began a business performing as-built building surveys in support of Chicago area renovation projects. He later worked at H.S. Nachman & Associates as an engineering consultant specializing in electrical reconstruction and code compliance work before joining PH.
Ken's professional activities include membership in the American Institute of Architects and guest appearances as guest lecturer and panelist at conferences and symposia, and juror at design awards programs. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies in Mount Carroll, Illinois, where activities concern planning and administration for a 14-building Campus on the National Historic Register.