Dennis W. Langley AIA, Principal
Dennis Langley AIA received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana in 1970. After serving in the military, he worked for five years at two firms in the Chicago area, including a large AE firm. He joined Weese Langley Weese in 1978 and became a principal in 1992. Current representative projects include a new construction 100% Geothermal Affordable senior housing project; a new construction 100 unit, 100% Geothermal supportive housing project; a LEED certified historic dorm renovation for Northwestern University and numerous other new construction and adaptive reuse affordable housing projects in the City of Chicago. Numerous of his projects have received various awards from organizations such as the Chicago Chapter of the AIA, The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Richard Driehaus Community Development Design Awards.
Daniel Towler Weese, AIA, Associate
Dan Towler Weese AIA has been with Weese Langley Weese since 1992. He received a Bachelor's Degree from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, and a Master's Degree from the School of Architecture at Yale University. Major projects at Weese Langley Weese include: Chicago City Day School, Chicago, Illinois; South Loop Apartments, Chicago, Illinois; School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois; Hanmee Presbyterian Church, Itasca, Illinois; Winnetka Congregational Church, Winnetka, Illinois; Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Harris Hall Renovation and Expansion, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Dan is active in the Chicago Architecture Club and was the chair of the AIA Chicago Design Committee for 2002.
Richard Klein, AIA, Associate
Richard Klein AIA graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1986. He completed internships with architecture firms in Indianapolis; Baltimore; Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; and Charleston, South Carolina . He has been with Weese Langley Weese since 1986. Representative recent projects include the Allerton Hall Renovation at The Art Institute of Chicago; the St. Leo Residence for Veterans and Auburn-Gresham VA Clinic; and North Ave. Redevelopment Buildings 1 & 2 for Hispanic Housing. Current projects include a new Christian Life Center for First Presbyterian Church of Libertyville and large scale affordable housing renovation projects for Mercy Housing. He has served on the AIA Housing Committee.
Katherine Heinz received both a Bachelor's degree in Art History and a Master's degree in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis . Prior to her studies in architecture, she worked for the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and Phyllis Kind Gallery. Katherine has been with Weese Langley Weese since 2004. Representative projects include Casa Kirk and Coppin House for Interfaith Housing, fully accessible housing in Matteson, IL and Waukegan, IL for Over the Rainbow Association, Branch of Hope affordable senior housing and Phase III of the North Avenue Redevelopment.
Nicol Zeller, LEED AP, joined Weese Langley Weese in 2014. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master's of Education from the University of Illinois, Chicago. After a short career as a teacher, Nicol worked for architectural firms in San Diego, CA and Chicago, IL. Since joining Weese Langley Weese, she has contributed to Southwick Apartments in Matteson, IL and The First Presbytarian Church of Libertyville.