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Ricky vasquez, assoc. aia

Senior Architect, Director

 Ricky Vasquez is the most tenured project manager & architect at Axios Architects. Ricky studied at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1992-1996. Ricky has been with Axios Architects since 1999 and  works on an array of projects that include mixed use design, commercial, adaptive reuse, restaurant design, commercial adaptive reuse, restaurant design, LEED renovation and new construction design and construction administration, 

  • Responsibilities include macro level planning to micro level construction documentation and construction phase review and inspections
  •  Was lead architect for 12 million adaptive historical rehabilitation into proposed silver LEED accredited graduate dormitory in downtown Chicago. Was responsible for helping to obtain City of Chicago landmark designation
  • Develop and implement design core strategies including architectural standards
  •  Provide comprehensive technical expertise in architectural studio and on-site construction inspections for in-field solutions
  • Notable projects as lead architect /designer include: high rise design for 1146 S. Wabash Condominiums, Christ Advocate Medical Facility Palos Heights, Haymarket Brewery, 420 Ontario (recipient of best new loft condominium project Chicago 2002) Plymouth Building Graduate dormitories (pending City of Chicago Landmark status Chicago