Adana has played a central role in delivering high-profile academic and corporate research projects across the country. She has practiced in a variety of markets from a management, planning, technical and sustainable design perspective, using her experience to continually refine and deliver spectacular work.
As the Chicago office Science +Technology leader and a member of the firmwide Science + Technology Council, she brings an interdisciplinary approach to grow the practice by collaborating on projects with higher education, government, municipal, industrial, and commercial team leaders.
Adana received her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is an active participant in National Council of Architectural Registration Boards committees dedicated to the development of the Architectural Registration Exam. She is vice president of the board of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories, Windy City Chapter. She also is a member of AIA Chicago and the Chicago Council on Science & Technology.