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Axiom+ Design Studio, Architects Planners believe that enhancing the human experience is a big responsibility that comes with both risk and opportunity. Every action and decision can improve someone’s life in tangible and intangible ways.  And our leadership humbly takes on that responsibility. We believe in strong, balanced leadership. Both sides of the brain, multiple backgrounds and a variety of disciplines come together with one voice. Our team believes in the principles of creativity, continued learning, deep research, cross-pollination of thought, client satisfaction and a no-nonsense approach. Together, we believe that enhancing the human experience is a deep responsibility.


Senior Architect/Principal

Principal and founder of Axiom+ Design Studio, Architects Planners, Mark J. Ridolphi, established his own architectural firm in 1984 after working for three of Chicago’s most prominent architectural corporations.  Mark has an extensive background in church building design, residential and commercial projects.  His experience includes adaptive reuse projects, historic restorations, operating a Design/Build Architectural Firm and Construction Management.  A member of the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA), Mark is a registered architect in Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin and a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB).


Axiom+ Design Studio, Architects Planners has a powerful design team of young architects available for any size project.  The group is proficient in AutoCAD, AutoDesk Architectural, Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, 3-D Studio MAX and Revit Architectural Suite (BIM)

Our team works in a visual studio setting managing multiple types of architecture projects from design through construction, including maximizing limited budgets, incorporating client input, and coordinating with engineers and local governments for zoning approvals and building permits.  The architects work extensively with superintendents on job sites and are well informed in all aspects of management and coordination.

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