Devon Patterson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C


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The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Arts

A Principal at SCB, Devon Patterson has over 20 years of experience working on major urban residential, mixed-use, commercial office, and higher education projects, resulting in an award-winning portfolio of work. As one of the firm’s leaders in high- and mid-rise residential and mixed-use development design, Devon’s approach centers on creating buildings that enrich their unique urban environments. He is committed to reducing resource consumption and works to integrate sustainable design strategies that conserve energy and maximize occupant comfort into all of his projects. He is a leader in the field of hybrid mixed-use buildings that are designed to support density as an urban growth strategy.

Devon’s recent work includes The Residential Tower at The Hub on Causeway in Boston, MA; Country Club Towers, a 550-unit high-rise apartment building in Denver, CO; 414 Light Street, a 44-story multi-family residential tower on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor; and 151 First Avenue, a mixed-use luxury condominium and five-star hotel development in Nashville, TN.

In addition to his commercial practice, Devon led the decade-long transformation of Loyola University Chicago’s three campuses designing over 10 new buildings. Devon’s commitment to sustainability is evident in all three campuses through innovative active and passive energy reduction strategies like naturally ventilated, double-skin glass façades; hydronic-radiant floors; and geothermal heating and cooling systems.

Devon frequently speaks publicly on issues relating to urban design and residential innovation. He is a longtime member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chicago Architecture Foundation, and the Loyola University Chicago Library Friends Board. He is active in the U.S. Green Building Council and Design Futures Council. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Pennsylvania State University.