Ajibade Adebowale joins as Shive-Hattery Chicago creative director

Ajibade Adebowale has joined Shive-Hattery announced as creative director in its Chicago design office. Shive-Hattery is a 400-person architecture and engineering firm with offices in Bloomington, Chicago and Quad Cities, Illinois; Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Des Moines, Iowa and Valparaiso, Indiana.

Adebowale brings more than 20 years of architectural design and creative leadership to this position. With a specialty in commercial and workplace design, he will promote and nurture the design process for the Chicago office. In addition to mentoring staff, he will further integrate visualization technologies into the design process for an immersive and compelling client experience. He was previously with Wright Heerema Architects.