Adam Welker

Adam Welker

New York, NY, US



Adam Welker is a project manager at Douglas C. Wright Architects in New York City. He applies his passion for old homes and traditional architecture to a broad range of projects including residential estates, apartments, vacation homes, and country clubs.

Prior to joining DCWA in 2016, Adam was a designer with Ford & Associates Architects. There he led the design of many corporate offices, institutional, retail, and mixed-use commercial developments for high profile clients throughout the country.

He studied to be a painter before pursuing his master’s degree in architecture at the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University.

Adam has had the privilege of working with clients like Amazon, Time Warner, DSW, The Ohio State University, Limited Brands, Wexner Medical Center, and more.

Adam is passionate about drawing, painting, running, and reading. He and his fiancée live in Brooklyn Heights with their pretentiously named black cat, Eames.



Douglas C. Wright Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Led teams through all stages of design, documentation, and construction administration. Created 3D models, renderings, and presentation graphics for clients and zoning approval.

Assisted with design of high end residential projects in New York and across New England. Experienced with traditional classical detailing and design of apartments, homes, and family estates.

Produced hand drawn watercolor renderings and multimedia presentations for client pitches.

Managed the implementation of HTC Vive VR for client presentations and virtual reality walkthroughs.

Developed and maintained office standards for AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Design Suite. Developed a method for in-house "digital watercolor" renderings.

Led the Marketing team in creation and distribution of all marketing materials, brochures, portfolios, social media content, and advertisements.

IT department liaison.

Aug 2016 - current

Ford and Associates Architects, Columbus, OH, US, Architectural Designer

Lead 3D architectural designer.

Experience in commercial, office, residential, industrial/warehouse, and mixed use projects.

Worked in leadership positions on project phases from design through construction completion; schematic design, 3D modeling, rendering & presentation graphics, planning & zoning approval, design development, construction documents, engineering coordination, and construction administration.

I have had the privilege of working with clients like Amazon, Time Warner, DSW, The Ohio State University, Limited Brands, and more.

Sep 2012 - Jul 2016

Neighborhood Design Center, Columbus, OH, US, Architectural Design Intern

Aug 2012 - Sep 2012

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Graduate Assistant

Taught architectural history and theory sequences

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

The Ohio State University, Europe; various, Teaching Assistant

Taught architectural sketching on the Knowlton School of Architecture's European study abroad programs. 2010-Paris, 2011-Vienna.

Jun 2010 - Jul 2011


Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Fine Art, Italian

Aug 2005 - Jun 2009

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