Our mission begins with the idea that spirited, meaningful and sensible architecture can be realized through an organized, collaborative and open creative process. We believe quality design requires an iterative process which generates many inventive alternates allowing the best solutions to your needs to come to light.
Our approach is responsiveness to each client’s vision, project goals and geographical setting with an emphasis on sustainable design. We take great pride in building lifelong relationships through a shared understanding that reflects the client’s mission, culture, community and ideals.
Our commitment to creating design solutions that are mindful of your budget, your time-line and the long-term health of your business.
Our passion is do no harm by developing architectural design solutions that contribute to the community and human well-being by enhancing the sustainability of our built environment and in turn our planet.
We bring to your project:
- A creative and experienced team
- A collaborative approach
- A systems approach
- A fresh perspective
- A broad range of services
- Strong project management
Lew Beyers, Principal
RA, LEED AP, NCARB
Licensed in Illinois and Indiana
Lew Beyers possesses vast experience with design centered on residential, commercial, cultural/institutional, planning, and special design-build projects. Lew founded BEY DESIGN in 2010, bringing extensive experience in residential and commercial architecture and project management to the business. As Principal, he is committed to design excellence and client satisfaction.
Lew is also the President of ReadyMade Rehab, specializing in residential and commercial building, construction and renovation. Together, BEY DESIGN and ReadyMade Rehab provide full-service design-build services from concept through construction. Through his experience in restorations and renovations, Lew brings his architectural designs to life with hands-on material selection, installation and construction oversight.
During his college career, he gained diverse experience from various internships, including civil engineering work at Schnider Engineering, building single family housing at Coy Construction, and healthcare design and construction documents at NBBJ’s Columbus, OH Office.
His professional career began in 2002 at Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects, where he worked on a number of diverse building types, including Franklin College Student Union Renovation/Addition, Ball State University Football Stadium Renovation, Market Square Arena mixed-use RFP and the Indianapolis Athletic Club Renovation.
He moved to Chicago in 2004 to join pappageorgehaymes partners, where he worked on a number of high-rise projects, including 1400 South Michigan Tower II, Grand Station, Park Michigan, Kenzie Station, Park Lafeyette in Milwakee, and The River Oaks District in Houston to name a few.
Lew attended Ball State University, where he received his bachelor and masters degrees in Architecture, as well as, a bachelor of science in environmental design.
He received the Johnathan King Medal for Excellence in Research and Design for his masters thesis research and analysis of the daylighting principles implemented by Tadao Ando and Louie I. Kahn.
He furthered his commitment to environmental design excellence by becoming a LEED Accredited Professional.