Supported by nearly 20 years of experience in architecture design, Michael Anthony Adams has been the owner of the esteemed architecture firm Firmitas Design LLC in Dallas since 2007. Nationally recognized for their diversified interest in architecture, both old and new, Mr. Adams and his team enjoy the challenges brought with the exploration and innovation of novel methods of construction within the State of Texas.
Prior to spearheading Firmitas Design, Mr. Adams served as the director of design for the Holmes Builders from 2005 to 2008, where he managed the design team on commercial and residential projects, and headed the architectural control committee for communities in the area. Likewise, he was a project manager for CA Nelson Architects from 2003 to 2005, and an intern architect for Corgan Associates and Ed Just Associates between 2001 and 2003. He draws upon a Bachelor of Architecture from Oklahoma State University.
Intertwining his family background, Mr. Adams holds inspiration from his parents, where his father was an engineer and his mother was an artist. He attributes his success to his ability to listen to his clients regarding their needs and vision, and he always has lent a helping hand in his clients’ decision-making process, noting that he intends to aid them in making healthy decisions and not just to spend money.
Certified by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Mr. Adams and his firm have won numerous accolades in recognition of their talent and dedication to design. In 2019, Firmitas Design was named Best Residential Design Firm, and they also won the Best of Houzz Service Award in 2016 and 2019. Named among the 100 Top Designers of Texas by Home & Design in 2014, Mr. Adams is also proud of receiving the Design Excellence Award for Best Residence from the Cast Stone Institute in 2009. He has also earned the Vespa Award for Best Home Under $1.25 Million and the McSAM Award for Best Home Under $600,000.