Adam Lawler

Architect, Owner

Adam is a design-first thinker and the owner of Mechanism. He previously worked in construction and moved on to become an architect, and has been involved with the design of large aviation projects, luxury single family residences, office interiors, and a campus of buildings that will adhere to the world's most rigorous performance standard for buildings. When not working he can be found rock climbing, cycling, or traveling the world with family and friends.

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Monica Mader


Monica is a passionate and highly skilled designer, with years of experience working on award-winning, sustainability-forward, community-oriented, educational and commercial projects. When she’s not working, she’s likely baking bread, roasting coffee, or backpacking around the Pacific Northwest.

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Spirit Meller

Architect, Project Manager, NCARB

Over a twenty year professional life he has led military aviation units, worked as a carpenter, managed construction projects, and worked on US Embassy projects at a national architecture firm. He enjoys creating a culture that pursues excellence. He values relationships, giving back, and making wonderful projects. 

Tim Niou


Tim is technically savvy and experienced in coordinating with engineers and making quality construction documents. Tim is also a talented photographer.