1. Belonging: treat people with care and attention
2. Purpose: use your strengths to help and serve others
3. Connection: connect people by sharing meaningful stories defined by redemption, care, love, mess-ups and growth
4. Transcendence: establish connection to higher dimensions by experiencing nature and creating art


  • Be productive and results-oriented
  • Be a good communicator
  • Have clear vision/strategy for the Team
  • Have important technical skills that help to advise the Team
  • Utilize distributed workflows over central servers
  • Support open source software that supports open standards
  • Process/workflow should be agile and bi-directional
  • Do not to duplicate content
  • Be a good coach
  • Empower Team and do not micromanage
  • Be transparent and true to your words
  • Express interest/concern for Team member’s success and personal well-being
  • Help with career development
  • Improve efficiency and coordination by working with the same Teams
  • Work with the best specialists and professionals

“The Citizen Architect uses his/her insights, talents, training, and experience to contribute meaningfully, beyond self, to the improvement of the community and human condition. The Citizen Architect stays informed on local, state, and federal issues, and makes time for service to the community. The Citizen Architect advocates for higher living standards, the creation of a sustainable environment, quality of life, and the greater good. The Citizen Architect seeks to advocate for the broader purposes of architecture through civic activism, writing and publishing, by gaining appointment to boards and commissions, and through elective office at all levels of government.” American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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“Bart has done a very nice of job keeping pace with a very complicated DATA CENTER project in Chicago. He has good attention to detail in every way and keeps his commitments timely. He continues to exhibit a keen interest in the data center environment from an Architectural standpoint including interests in LEED and GREEN Building technology”
Bowdoin P., San Francisco, CA

“I really appreciate Bart’s collaborative attitude and his great architectural skillset. I really enjoyed working with Bart, and I’m looking forward to working together with him again. Thank you so much for all your work making the Equinix DC11 Office and Data Center project a success!”
John K., Ashburn, VA

“It’s been a pleasure working with Bart over the past 3 years on the DLR 9355 building assignments. His professionalism and attention to the client’s needs have been exemplary and one of the reasons we have been successful as a team. Bart has helped me personally taking control of task lists as well as maintaining the necessary follow up with the other consultants ensuring difficult milestones.”
Christopher N., Chicago, IL

“I worked with Bart for almost a year and he is a great asset to anyone’s team, he has a professional attitude and can assume multiple tasks to assist for a successfull completion of any project.”
Cris N., Mount Prospect, IL

“Time after time Bart has got the job done on time, the best quality and service for very reasonable charges. I have been recommending Bart to my customer’s in need of an experienced architect. His is one of the best in his field.”
Val K., Orland Park, IL

“Bart helped design my residential remodel along with a master plan to create an entry area in my vintage home. He was very attentive to details and a lot of fun to work with. He stayed involved throughout the construction process and was instrumental in the successful completion of the project. I highly recommend him!”
Ruth W., Chicago, IL

“Thank you for providing such a professional and detailed inspection report of the property.”
Jasmine F., Chicago, IL

“Bart was easy to work with and very responsive to calls, texts and emails. He was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly which made the whole experience much easier. His reports were very thurow and easy to understand and he was always available if I had any questions. I would use him again and will definitely recommend him to anyone buying a house.”
James J., Chicago, IL

“Thanks! The Construction Drawings look great!”
Belinda L., Chicago, IL

“Was very happy with your home inspection service and would definitely recommend to others. Thanks again!”
Marty T., New Lenox, IL

“We love what you’ve done with the building’s shell. It’s beautiful! This work is phenomenal. We are satisfied.”
Matthew S., Chicago, IL

“You are amazing!!! Excellent work!!! Thank you very much.”
Terri R., Chicago, IL

“Thanks so much for everything that you and Scott have done.”
Mark V.H., Geneva, IL

“I am very satisfied with the service, I am very likely to use your services again when needed and I am very likely to refer your services to others. Thanks for Everything!”
Dan & Kathy D., Chicago, IL

“Bart, I really like the design. I think you have a good use of every square inch of the space!”
Val K., Orland Park, IL

“Thanks for everything yesterday, Bart. The plans looked great! The contractor understood everything.”
Mark R., Crest Hill, IL

“I was very satisfied and will recommend you.”
Scott H., Chicago, IL

“You did an excellent job. You did not rush anything and answered my many questions with much knowledge.
I would certainly use you again and recommend you to anybody in need.”
Michael M., Plainfield, IL

“I just wanted to say THANKS again for coming out the property twice to inspect everything.
I REALLY appreciate all your work. I’m glad things turned out in my favor in this process.
I will definently recommend you in the future to all friends and family.
Thanks again for inspecting my future Home :)”
Kerri S., Joliet, IL

“You really did exceptional design work for me and my family and I appreciate it.
I would not hesitate to endorse you or your services.”
Jarett K., Mount Prospect, IL

“Working with Bart proved to be an easy and successful endeavor.
He has the knowledge and professionalism necessary for an outstanding project outcome.”
David T., Chicago, IL

“Bart is an extremely detailed home inspector with a knack for finding ways to either save you money or time.
His reporting is the best I’ve seen!
The seller ended up spending additional dollars instead of us.”
Peter & Kellie K., New Lenox, IL

“Thank you for keeping in touch. As soon as the the floor and railing are done we will send some photos. Hopefully you can come see the finished product when you are in the area.
I know you were very generous with your time in order for the project to get built and we really appreciate it.”
Ruth W. & Brian G., West Dundee, IL

“I’ve worked directly with Bart on the Tangdao Bay Marina, Quingdao, China competition and the Cottage Grove Corridor, Chicago project.
Bart is a self-motivated, creative and enthusiastic team player.
Bart has the ability to always see the big picture of the project while developing details at the same time.
You can count on him to keep the deadlines.”
Glennon S., Chicago, IL

“Bart is a talented designer with small and large scale project experience.
He is a self-motivated leader in sustainable design and BIM technology.
Bart works well on a team and has also shown that he is self-motivated.
He is professional and honest.”
Todd K., Chicago, IL

“It gives me great pleasure to recommend Mr. Bart Wisniewski.
Bart is an extremely talented designer who seamlessly fuses design with functionality.
He’s very proficient with various design softwares and has been instrumental in preparing several 3D renderings and images.
I wish him all the very best in his career move and am confident that he will be an asset to any work place not only as a valuable team player but also as an individual.”
Amrish V., Chicago, IL

“Bart is an extremely focused designer.
His expertise in sustainability and BIM technologies would make him a valuable member of any project team.
He was also very active in an office-wide sustainability advocacy committee.
I give Bart my highest recommendation.”
Kevin F., Chicago, IL

“Bart is creative and well-schooled in urban planning and the principals of smart growth.
As a LEED accredited designer, he is environmentally aware and proficient at modeling in archicad as well as revit.
I highly recommend Bart in urban planning, schematic design and design development studies.”
John J., Woodstock, IL

* Full reference names and contact information are available upon request.