Adam Amrhein AICP


Adam is an urban designer with 10 years of experience in bringing systems thinking to bear on city infrastructure, planning, and design problems. He has a background in district-scale sustainability and has worked closely with communities, institutions, and governments as a planner, designer, and facilitator. Adam is active in Seattle’s civic design dialogue as a member of the Seattle Design Commission and Seattle’s Public Art Advisory Council. His experience includes project management, interagency coordination, design development, urban design policy writing, sustainability policy development, and public outreach and engagement. On each assignment, Adam seeks to leverage abstract policy imperatives with stakeholder goals to create highly valued, deeply sustainable, and people-centric places. Adam earned a Bachelor of Arts in History of Art and Architecture from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

Some of Adam’s representative projects include the State Route 520 Seattle Lids and Bridges, Sound Transit West Seattle and Ballard Light Rail Extension, and the City of Shoreline 145th and 185th Street Design.