Adam is a Ph.D. in Architecture candidate at Harvard University with a focus in history and theory of architecture. His research explores how representation, mediation, and technology inform the ways we perceive and conceive the built environment from the late 19th century to the present. His drawings and writing have been published through The Avery Review, The Cooper Union, Frame Publishers, Lantern Journal, and The Pennsylvania State University Press. He has served as a guest critic at The Cooper Union, Pratt Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, and others.

Adam also holds a Master of Architecture II degree with a focus in Urban Studies from the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union. as well as a Master of Architecture degree in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture (HTC) and a NAAB-accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree from The Pennsylvania State University,. At Penn State, he received the Paul M. Kossman Thesis Award and the Pohland Fellowship to study public space throughout Europe and the United States. His studies also include five months at the Pantheon Institute in Rome, Italy.