St. Louis host
September 21, 10:00am - 11:30am CDT. Hosted at UrbArts
part of a series on Muse
Adam Walker, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NOMA, NCARB
Adam Walker is a Construction Project Engineer/Assistant Project Manager at CRB Builders in St. Louis. Adam is also the President and Founder of Freedom House Design Group LLC, an Architecture and Construction Project Management firm based in St. Louis, MO. Adam holds a degree in Architectural Sustainability from Boston Architectural College where he completed an award winning thesis on “How Cultural Sustainability helps to overcome marginalization and gentrification.” Adam has a diverse set of interests and skills. He was the assistant production director and stage manager for the play the Boston “Black Nativity” 2009-2016. He was on the production crew for “First Night Boston.” Adam also performed with various other theater companies during his time in Boston. He is also a spiritual poet and he performs poetry at various local churches. Adam is also a Minister with a passion for helping others and impacting the lives of youth. While in Boston for architecture school, Adam volunteered in Boston public schools teaching poetry, drama, and architecture as well as mentoring underserved youth.
Adam is also extremely passionate about giving back in Architecture and Design. He volunteers annually at the Hip Hop Architecture Camp as a facilitator and teacher. The Hip Hop Architecture camp is a free summer camp for middle school and high school students that explores the intersection between Hip Hop and Architecture. The camp was founded by Detroit architect Michael Ford based on his groundbreaking thesis. The students learn how to use Architecture to design better communities and hip hop to bring positive messages to these communities.
Adam is originally from Pennsylvania and moved to St. Louis in 2016. In his free time, Adam enjoys sports, particularly basketball. He loves art, theater, traveling, and all things creative.