Adam Paulitsch

Principal, Architect / Kansas City

Adam Paulitsch understands that great architecture has the power to bring positive change to cities and their communities. He believes that a thought-provoking, innovative and functional design can elicit development and change in society for the better.

Adam is the design director for Populous’ convention and exhibition center practice. He has led the design on a number of high-profile projects, including the BMO Convention Center Expansion in Calgary, Canada, as well as the Anaheim Convention Center expansion and MAPS 3 Oklahoma City Convention Center.

Adam’s attentive and innovative design approach led him to being named to the 2022 class of Engineering News-Record’s National Top 20 under 40. This award recognizes individuals who have made a compelling impact within their industry.

In his free time, Adam is a DJ/ music producer of electronic music. He recently founded a nonprofit music and art collective with the intention of creating a space for discovery, creation, radical inclusiveness, wholeness and openness to all people. Having performed for huge crowds around North America, Adam has a unique insider’s knowledge of how to design hospitality-focused public buildings for guests, operators and end-users.