John Shafer



  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1984
  • Associate in Applied Science, Lincoln Land Community College, 1979

John serves as the Principal of our firm, bringing his leadership, wealth of experience, and creative vision to the forefront of our operations. He is an NCARB licensed architect and a recognized member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), having served as a past president for the Prairie AIA.

John's architectural expertise is vast, and he has successfully led projects across various sectors, including residential, state, commercial, institutional, and educational. His strategic approach to master planning and project phasing allows our clients to reach their objectives effectively, using a coordinated and planned methodology that maximizes efficiency and output.

John's innovative designs have been acknowledged by his peers, earning him awards from the American Institute of Architects. This recognition highlights not just his talent in creating aesthetically pleasing structures, but also his ability to design buildings that meet the practical and functional needs of the clients.

In his role as the firm principal, John continues to lead by example, pushing the boundaries of architectural design while maintaining the high standards of service that our firm is known for.

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