Adam Lavey


Senior Associate, AIA, NCARB

Adam offers more than 30 years of professional experience in commercial and residential building projects. Additionally, Adam’s unique mentoring skills serve to empower team members with both the tools and inspiration to advance toward future leadership roles.

As senior project architect, Adam’s extensive technical knowledge and design skills have been integral to the success of such major high-rise work in Chicago include: Wolf Point East, the highly publicized 60-story, 698-unit residential mixed-use tower in Chicago’s River North; Green Globe® certified Alta Roosevelt, LEED® Silver certified K2 at K Station; LEED® Gold certified Alta at K Station; and the iconic 600 North Lake Shore Drive. Other significant work includes The Shops and Lofts at 47, a mixed-use, mixed-income infill development recognized with multiple local and national awards, including: a Merit Award from the Chicago Building Congress; an Outstanding Neighborhood Real Estate Project Award from the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards; and the Grand Award from Multifamily Executive magazine. Recent projects in Chicago include: 808 North Cleveland, a 23-story, 200-unit residential mixed-use tower and 1400 South Wabash, a 30-story, 393-unit residential mixed-use tower.

Major work outside of Chicago includes: SouthShore (P1); a 143-unit, 21- and 24-story condominium complex in Newport, Kentucky, the award-winning Glen Town Center; a 45-acre, mixed-use redevelopment that includes 300 residential units and 460,000 sq. ft. of retail in Glenview, Illinois, and Wheaton Senior Living; a craftsman style, low-rise neighborhood complex comprised of 84 dwelling units in Wheaton, Illinois.

Early in his career, Adam worked at Benkert Associates, Inc., Palatine, Illinois, as project designer on various townhouse and single family home projects. He expanded his experience at Warren Johnson Architects, Inc., Palatine, Illinois, as project architect on residential, commercial, retail, and mixed-use projects.

Adam is actively involved with various charitable organizations and is Chairman of Buddha’s Big Hitters for Rett Syndrome.

University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor of Architecture in Design

Licensed Architect, State of Illinois
Licensed Architect, State of Indiana
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

American Institute of Architects (AIA), Member