Adam Lee Casey graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Design and Architecture from the University of Florida, where he won both ‘Design Excellence’ and ‘Academic Excellence’ awards for his graduating class. After studying with the East Asia Architecture Program in Hong Kong SAR, and the Vicenza, Italy Institute of Architecture, Adam went on to teach a summer design studio for the University of Florida. Shortly after, he moved to Hong Kong to work for OMA/RAD as a junior designer. In 2006 Adam moved to New York to work as an architecture professional at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP until he moved to Cape Town, South Africa in 2009 to collaborate with Makeka Design Lab.
Now based in Cape Town, Adam has been lecturing architectural design and theory at the University of Cape Town.
Since 2012 he has been the principle at the design consulting firm MADA+. He has consulted firms in multiple cities globally as an architect, visual coordinator, artist, urbanist, and lecturer. Adam has practiced architecture, graphic, and web design in Hong Kong, New York City, Berlin, and Cape Town.