From Intern to Designer: Adam Louie

  • June 6, 2017
  • Author: CannonDesign

Adam started his career as an architectural intern in our Baltimore office in 2015 and officially joined the firm when he graduated in 2016. Read on for more about where Adam’s career is at today. What led you to pursue a career in architecture? My mother raised me on her hometown farms of Guangdong, China. I reminisce about the slow agrarian lifestyle and communal courtyard houses, which led me to realize how powerful architecture can be when designing and building out of necessity. We lived off the land, so I quickly learned to appreciate man-made construction and technology. Architecture allows me to use my skills to make meaningful experiences for others. How long have you worked…

A day in the life of mechanical engineer, Lauren Blas

  • December 15, 2016
  • Author: CannonDesign

Lauren Blas is out to challenge some of the biggest misconceptions of the Engineering industry.

Chicago Office Practice Leader Talks Age, Family and the Future of Design

  • April 28, 2016
  • Author: Michael McManus

A breath of fresh air in the windy city Chicago office practice leader Tim Swanson—or the “Swansonator” as he’s become known to some—is a pretty unlikely guy to be leading a 200+ person design studio in one of the most competitive markets in the U.S. He has tattoos, a slick side part in his hair, and regularly pairs graphic t-shirts with blazers and pocket squares. When he attended a meeting meant for the leaders of Chicago’s largest architecture firms, he was told that he was in the wrong place. “One of my peers said that to me,” notes Tim. “When I explained who I was and walked into the meeting, his…

From Intern to Designer: Sara Schonour

  • April 25, 2016
  • Author: CannonDesign

Lauren Blas is out to challenge some of the biggest misconceptions of the Engineering industry.

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