Adam Lyons

Adam Lyons

Mettawa, IL, US



I am an extremely motivated, outgoing, 'outside the box' thinker - and a function-driven sustainable designer. Aesthetics and visual impact play an equally important role in the built-environment. Some of my strengths:

High-end Residential Design, Office, Industrial, Retail and Multi-Family Housing Design abilities: conformance to Tenant Criteria regulations, develop unique, innovative solutions to achieving Client-Program goals

Sustainability and energy-conscious design strategies – “Green” architecture (LEED Certified Tenant/Building design)Department / Team Manager – excellent Documentation (Production) talents

Advanced Autodesk AutoCAD, ArchiCad, Microsoft Excel, Word

Construction Field Experience: General Contractor and Framing sub-contractor
Coordination of Design/Production work with Construction Project Managers
Building Systems Integration (Structural, M/E/P, Renewable Energy, Life Safety, etc.)
Specification Writing / ‘latest-trend’ product research and integration into Design
French and German Fluency



The Lyons Design Group, Inc., Mettawa, IL, US, Principal, Architect

Sep 2011 - current

The Lyons Design Group, Inc., Principal Architect

Feb 2001 - current

Hanna Design Group, Inc., Senior Architect, Department Manager

Sep 2009 - Sep 2011

Lakeview Construction, Pleasant Prairie, WI, US, Staff Architect / Construction Project Manager

Sep 2009 - Sep 2011
Jan 2001 - Jan 2007

Michael Sutter Architects, Intern Architect

Feb 1999 - Feb 2001

Sutherland Architectural Associates, Intern Design Architect

Jan 1994 - Feb 1999

Abbott Laboratories, Corporate Engineering

Jun 1992 - Jan 1994


May 1990 - Apr 1992
Sep 1986 - May 1990


publication, Trillium Dell Times, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2007, Other


Alkco Award for Excellence in Lighting Design, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization