We work at the limitless intersections of public art and architecture

About Us

Who We Are
Project One Studio explores the possibilities of connection through new technology, materiality, and the human environment. We are artists, designers, and fabricators committed to craft, experience, and authenticity. We use innovative, often intricate systems to guide pattern development, construction techniques, and texture building. As public artists, we collaborate nationally with architects, landscape architects, engineers, municipalities, and consultants to activate public and private spaces in ways that excite curiosity, welcome play, and delight the imagination.
Who We Are
Project One Studio explores the possibilities of connection through new technology, materiality, and the human environment. We are artists, designers, and fabricators committed to craft, experience, and authenticity. We use innovative, often intricate systems to guide pattern development, construction techniques, and texture building. As public artists, we collaborate nationally with architects, landscape architects, engineers, municipalities, and consultants to activate public and private spaces in ways that excite curiosity, welcome play, and delight the imagination.
What We Do
We develop, build, and install large-scale private and public art commissions and custom architectural installations. Because we manage nearly all of our fabrication in-house, our hands and eyes are on the artwork from start to finish. Our digital, component-driven design methods allow us to experiment and solve for site-specific impact. It’s important to us that each project tells a story about the place it’s located and the lives of the people who will see it the most. Just like people and the places they live, our projects are multi-faceted and layered with complex textures, expansive pattern systems, and countless individual parts that together create innovative and inspiring artwork to stand the test of time.
What We Do
We develop, build, and install large-scale private and public art commissions and custom architectural installations. Because we manage nearly all of our fabrication in-house, our hands and eyes are on the artwork from start to finish. Our digital, component-driven design methods allow us to experiment and solve for site-specific impact. It’s important to us that each project tells a story about the place it’s located and the lives of the people who will see it the most. Just like people and the places they live, our projects are multi-faceted and layered with complex textures, expansive pattern systems, and countless individual parts that together create innovative and inspiring artwork to stand the test of time.

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Adam Buente, partner
Adam is deeply involved in every aspect of the studio, from ideation to installation. An expertise in computational design, a curiosity about traditional techniques, and a passion for details has led him away from architectural practice toward an inseparable experience of design through fabrication. His level of craft and comfort in moving between digital and physical, always leads the team onto new explorations.

After hours, he is often found back in the studio rebuilding custom vintage motorcycles or hitting the road with his wife Alexandra and pup Bruce in their restored vintage ‘67 camper.
Adam Buente, partner
Adam is deeply involved in every aspect of the studio, from ideation to installation. An expertise in computational design, a curiosity about traditional techniques, and a passion for details has led him away from architectural practice toward an inseparable experience of design through fabrication. His level of craft and comfort in moving between digital and physical, always leads the team onto new explorations.

After hours, he is often found back in the studio rebuilding custom vintage motorcycles or hitting the road with his wife Alexandra and pup Bruce in their restored vintage ‘67 camper.
Kyle Perry, partner
Kyle’s natural propensity for play informs every aspect of his work, from design through fabrication and installation. His outgoing, humble personality means he works comfortably with everyone from clients and community members to contractors and architects. During the design phase, his preferred tool for “sketching” ideas is parametric software. He brings that same quick, design curiosity to the physical making process, using unconventional fabrication and assembly techniques to problem solve.

The energy he brings to the studio doesn’t stop after work. In his spare time, Kyle can be seen racing and riding bicycles across the greater Midwest for a Pro-Am cycling team and fixing up his 1920s American Foursquare with his partner Braydee.
Kyle Perry, partner
Kyle’s natural propensity for play informs every aspect of his work, from design through fabrication and installation. His outgoing, humble personality means he works comfortably with everyone from clients and community members to contractors and architects. During the design phase, his preferred tool for “sketching” ideas is parametric software. He brings that same quick, design curiosity to the physical making process, using unconventional fabrication and assembly techniques to problem solve.

The energy he brings to the studio doesn’t stop after work. In his spare time, Kyle can be seen racing and riding bicycles across the greater Midwest for a Pro-Am cycling team and fixing up his 1920s American Foursquare with his partner Braydee.
Jesse Lindenfeld, Design Assistant
Jesse quickly solidified his position in the studio through a wide range of technical skills, a high level of consistency, and a self-driven mindset. He brings a multitude of outside influences to graphic design, project development, and user experiences. He is dedicated to building knowledge and pushing design further.

When he’s not in the studio Jesse enjoys ceramics, illustration, and spending time at museums. His favorite painting is Las Meninas and his favorite place is Fushimi Inari-taisha in Japan.
Jesse Lindenfeld, Design Assistant
Jesse quickly solidified his position in the studio through a wide range of technical skills, a high level of consistency, and a self-driven mindset. He brings a multitude of outside influences to graphic design, project development, and user experiences. He is dedicated to building knowledge and pushing design further.

When he’s not in the studio Jesse enjoys ceramics, illustration, and spending time at museums. His favorite painting is Las Meninas and his favorite place is Fushimi Inari-taisha in Japan.
Carly Sobolewski, Fab Assistant
Carly brings an excitement for learning to the studio. Her willingness to develop new skills and attention to detail has become a vital part of the fabrication process. Whether individually wiring thousands of components, or sanding parts for weeks on end, her high level of productivity and focus are always present.

When not at work, she enjoys being outside as often as possible: hiking, running, biking, homesteading, foraging, and reading.
Carly Sobolewski, Fab Assistant
Carly brings an excitement for learning to the studio. Her willingness to develop new skills and attention to detail has become a vital part of the fabrication process. Whether individually wiring thousands of components, or sanding parts for weeks on end, her high level of productivity and focus are always present.

When not at work, she enjoys being outside as often as possible: hiking, running, biking, homesteading, foraging, and reading.