WHAT WE DO

ADG Architecture, llc is a full service architectural and interior design firm with offices located in Fort Myers and Port Charlotte, FL.

Our in-house team of award winning Architects and Designers are certified and licensed to do business in the state of Florida and the adjacent gulf state region. We have gained a reputation for excellence in quality of service, innovation and cost-efficient design, while implementing “out of the box solutions” that address complex design issues.

We specialize in professional design and consulting services for the following categories:

  • Religious Facilities

  • Public Safety Buildings
  • Educational Facilities
  • Medical Facilities
  • Private, Commercial and Residential Developments

  • Shopping Malls, Retail Centers

  • Restaurants and Store Fronts
  • Office Buildings

  • Marinas

  • Day Care Centers

  • Mixed Use (Parks, Community Centers, Etc.)

  • Animal Care Facilities

WHAT SETS ADG ARCHITECTURE APART?

We are a company where intelligent work is an expectation, not a pleasant surprise. A company that builds on the potential of its own talent, we are the planners, the architects and marketers, analysts and more.

OUR TEAM

ROBERT TAYLOR | AIA-NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, CPTED Certified Practitioner

President & Principal Architect Licensed in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, and Mississippi

A few fun facts…

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?  At home working on all my home improvement projects.

If we went to happy hour, what would you order?  A cold lager or ale.

Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…  Playing guitar in my churches worship band.

How do you want people to remember you?  As a nice guy, a good father, and a great husband.

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?  I have skills?

Name three words that you describe you.  Ask my wife.

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?  Better ask them, no idea.

What do you want to make sure you do before you die?  Too busy to die right now and the bucket list keeps getting longer.

Name a few of your daily habits (other than a shower and brushing your teeth).  Reading the daily newspaper, feeding the chickens, and collecting their eggs.

What publications do you regularly read?  Fort Myers News Press, Charlotte Sun, and too many others to name.

What are you happiest doing when you are not working?  Playing guitar.

CLARISA PARODI | AIA Associate, Director of Operations, Licensed in Argentina

A few fun facts…

Who is someone you admire, and why?  Neil Armstrong, he was not afraid to step on the unknown.

Tell me three pet peeves.  Bad internet at three in the morning, Sitcoms, and orphan socks.

What is a typical day like for you?  I have no typical days.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people do not know about?  I can play the saxophone and I speak fluently and very fast pig Latin in Spanish.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?  Las Ramblas, Barcelona.

Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up?  Princess Leia from Star Wars.

If we went to happy hour, what would you order?  Caipirinhas, on the beach, Brasil…

Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…  Fighting fire ants in my backyard.

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?  Passion and the ability to multitask.

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?  I don’t think I want to know…

What do you want to make sure you do before you die?  The list is too long.

What are you happiest doing when you are not working?  Traveling, pottery, and gardening.

What are some causes you care about?  Habitat for humanity and community gardens

DESIREE STRICKLING | Marketing & Business Development Director

A few fun facts…

Tell me three pet peeves.  Loud chewing, not loading the dishwasher correctly, and when people talk over you or interrupt.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?  On the beach in the Dominican Republic.

Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up?  I wanted to be an architect.

If we went to happy hour, what would you order?  Ice cold Bud Light.

Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…  Catching up on sleep.

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?  Attention to detail, multi-tasking, and organization.

Name three words that describe you.  Kind, creative, and determined. 

What publications do you regularly read?  Does Facebook count?

JENNIFER GLOER | AIA-NCARB, Staff Architect

A few fun facts…

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be? On my boat, anchored near an island.

Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up? A teacher.

If we went to happy hour, what would you order?  Crafty beer.

How do you want people to remember you?  I just hope to make enough impact on someone’s life in order to be remembered.

What do you want to make sure you do before you die?  No particular bucket list, but I do not want to regret that I passed up a chance to do something special.

What publications do you regularly read?  Anything from the Disney Princess Series, Paw Patrol Pups Save Christmas, Goodnight Moon.

CLAUDE PULLEN | AIA-NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Staff Architect

A few fun facts…

What is a typical day like for you?  A typical day at Work as an Architect is great!

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?  I keep my sleeves rolled up and work.

What do you want to make sure you do before you die?  Witness something truly majestic!

What publications do you regularly read?  Popular Mechanics, and Architectural Record

What would be your personal motto?  Persevere

ASHLEY LEGER | AIA Associate, Interior Design & Project Manager

A few fun facts…

Who is someone you admire, and why?  I admire my daughters and their ability to see magic and wonder in everything around them.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?  I’m not sure this counts as a skill, but I can hula-hoop for hours on end.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be? Swinging in a hammock near the beach.

Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up?  When I was 10 years old I wanted to grow up and search for sunken treasure on shipwrecks.  (And I still do…)

If we went to happy hour, what would you order?  I would likely order a local craft beer.  My current favorite is “Red Tape” from Fort Myers Brewing Company.

Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…   Running a few miles, followed by a trip to Starbucks.

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?  They would describe me as the one who always makes sure we start the week with donuts.

What are you happiest doing when you’re not working?  Exploring new places with my family.

What would be your personal motto?  “You must go on adventures to find where you truly belong.”

MICHAEL STEVENS | Senior CAD Drafter

OUR COMMITMENT

We are committed to upholding our most cherished values in every project and task we take on.

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