Dominic manages IDEA's Chicago office and brings over 16 years of experience designing a variety of building typologies. Dominic has a passion for exploration throughout the design process, from clear conceptual planning to final detailing. Prior to founding IDEA, he worked at Shears Adkins + Rockmore (SA+R) in Denver from 2011 to 2013, focusing primarily on multi-family and mixed-use infill buildings. Before SA+R, from 2003 to 2011, he worked for Swanke Hayden Connell Architects (SHCA) in their New York City and London offices. At SHCA, Dominic gained experience working on all phases of residential and commercial towers, K-12 schools, and master planning projects. He has designed projects throughout the US including New York City, Chicago, Detroit and Denver as well as internationally in Russia, Germany, China and the United Kingdom. Dominic received his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and his Master of Architecture degree from Syracuse University. He is licensed to practice in Illinois, Michigan, New York and Colorado.