Design Profession: Architect
Building Types: Civic, Educational
Adrian N. Langius was born in Holland, Michigan, in 1903. After attending Hope College from 1922-1925, Langius enrolled at the University of Michigan, and graduated from there in 1928. Languis spent the majority of his career with the State of Michigan. As the state architect, he made an impact in preservation, planning, and construction codes. He also dedicated much of his time to a variety of public service causes, including president of the Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (1947-1948). He received numerous awards for his service, and was elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 1953.