Adam Lee Casey

Adam Lee Casey

New York, NY, US



Adam Lee Casey graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Design and Architecture from the University of Florida, where he won both ‘Design Excellence’ and ‘Academic Excellence’ awards for his graduating class.  After studying with the East Asia Architecture Program in Hong Kong SAR, and the Vicenza, Italy Institute of Architecture, Adam went on to teach a summer design studio for the University of Florida.  Shortly after, he moved to Hong Kong to work for OMA/RAD as a junior designer.  In 2006 Adam moved to New York to work as an architecture professional at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP until he moved to Cape Town, South Africa in 2009 to collaborate with Makeka Design Lab.   Now based in Cape Town, Adam has been lecturing architectural design and theory at the University of Cape Town.  Since 2012 he is the principle the design consulting firm MADA+.  He has been consulting firms in multiple cities globally as an architect, visual coordinator, artist, urbanist, and lecturer.  Adam has practiced architecture, graphic, and web design in Hong Kong, New York City, Berlin, and Cape Town.


MADA+, Cape Town - New York - Berlin, Architecture + Branding

Architect+Branding Design Consultant

Jan 2011 - current

University of Cape Town, Cape Town, ZA, Studio Lecturer

5th year BAS HONS Architecture Design Studio Lecturer

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

Makeka Design Lab, Professional Architect Unlicensed

May 2009 - Nov 2010

University of Cape Town, Assistant Design Lecturer

5th Year BAS HONS Architecture Design Studio

Jul 2009 - Apr 2010
Dec 2006 - Feb 2009

RAD/OMA - Hong Kong, SAR China, Intern Architect

Jul 2005 - Jan 2006

University of Florida, Assistant Design Lecturer

Design Exploration Program for entry level design students

May 2005 - Jul 2005


Vicenza Institute of Architecture, Vicenza, IT, Architecture

Jan 2005 - May 2005

University of Florida, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2001 - May 2005


Budweiser Man of the Match World Cup 2010 Trophy Design, 1st Place


International Professional Competition Cheogna CITY TOWER Design Incheon, South Korea, Honorable Mention


Jeonju, Korea STAR CENTER Library International Competition & Commission, 1st Place


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