Joseph Burnell, AIA LEED BD+C

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With more than 24 years as an Architect, Joe has outstanding experience in project design and management on various project types such as Mixed-Use High-Rise Residential, Hospitality / Entertainment, Retail, Corporate Office campus, Institutional and Corporate Interiors.  Joe has a balanced resume of both domestic and international experience with many project types but in particular with the mixed-use genre.  Much of his large project experience has been with large scale international projects completing several projects in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia, Algeria and China.  The majority of the overseas work required Joe and his team to provide full services from design through construction documents, permitting and construction administration.

Joe is dedicated to the principles of mentoring and teaching.  Joe’s ultimate goal is to provide services which enhance the architecture industry by improving the architects individual technical understanding and ability.  In his previous experience, Joe developed and led organizational efforts to improve inter-office strategies / approaches to education as well as the mentoring of staff / leadership.  Joe partnered with office sector leaders in the development of a multi-faceted educational programs and a network of staff / leadership members.  Understanding not all knowledge can be brought forth from within, Joe introduced programs in which outside industry leaders are brought in to discuss relevant issue in architecture to help develop a critical thinking process.  These efforts led to a stronger, more experienced and capable staff and this background is complimentary to the Integral Consulting mission.


  • Bachelor of Architecture, Kansas State University, 1992
  • Associates of Science – Emphasis in Physics, Kishwaukee Community College, 1986

 Current Involvement

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) – Member since 1994
  • U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC) – LEED BD+C since 2009

 Select Project Experience

  • Project Experience Prior to Joining Integral Consulting LLC marked with **

   Mixed-Use Projects

  •  443 N Wabash, Chicago, Illinois **
  • 1,400,000 SF 70 story  – 500-luxury rental residential units, 210 hotel units, 165,000 sf of retail and 700 parking spaces **
  • Oak Park South Boulevard Development, Oak Park, Illinois **
  • 635,000 SF 12 story – 265 luxury rental residential units, 10,00 sf of hospitality / retail and 440 public and private parking spaces **
  • Market Square, Indianapolis, Indiana **
  • Crystal Towers, Sochi, Russia – Thru construction administration **
  • 146,000 SM 32 Story-twin tower – office, retail, residential and below grade parking levels **
  • Matsesta Black Sea Resort, Sochi, Russia **
  • 415,000 SM multi-tower Luxury Resort on the Black Sea –  Resort residential units, office, retail, hospitality, amusement and renovation of Joseph Stalin’s personal spa **
  • Huadu Street Walk, Guangzhou, China – Design Development Scope **
  • 380,000 SM 20 story multi-tower – Program includes residential, office, and retail **
  • Vanke East Retail Center, Xian, China – thru Design Development Scope **
  • 180,000 SM 20 story multi-tower – Program includes office tower, retail podium and below grade parking (4 levels) with access to adjacent garages **
  • The Legacy at Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois **
  • 74 Story, 974,000 SF, mixed-use condominium residential tower – condo residential units, School of the Art Institute classrooms and studios, parking and retail **
  • The Heritage at Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois **
  • 59 story, 1,104,000 SF, mixed-use condominium residential tower – condo residential units, parking and retail **

 Office Projects

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists Association Office Building, Schaumburg, Illinois **
  • 3 Story, 74,000 SF medical association office – Conference center / training center, historical museum exhibits, research center, class B offices **
  • Parrish Office Tower, Durham, North Carolina **
  • 16 story 200,000 sf Class A Office Tower – speculative office space with retail at grade level **
  • Energy City Corporate, Doha Qatar – 3 building center piece project for Energy City**
  • 7 story 80,475 SM Class A Office Campus – Corporate offices, speculative offices, energy commodity trading floor and banking institution, tier 1 data center and parking**
  • Oran Office Tower, Oran Algeria**
  • 8,700 SM 20 story Class B Corporate Office Tower**

 Institutional Projects

  • Theater Gates Arts Incubator – University of Chicago, Chicago ,Illinois**
  • 3 story 14,000 sf conversion to an artist studio and community center**
  • Rehabilitation of an existing 19th 3 story walk-up office building**
  • Laboratory Build-out – University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois**
  •  17,000 SF Coordinated Laboratory in existing grade level of a parking garage**