CICADA Architecture Planning, Inc.

1520 Locust Street, STE 702
Philadelphia
PA
19102
Phone: 
(215) 247-1430
Fax: 
215-247-1433
Year Established 
1996
About the Firm 
CICADA Architecture/Planning Inc. offers a full range of professional design services to arts & cultural, educational, community development and municipal organizations. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, we work to: 1) design beautiful, timeless settings for human interaction; 2) create projects that both respond to the immediate needs of our clients and contribute to our cultural heritage; 3) use environmentally responsible materials, systems, and concepts; 4) design durable buildings that are flexible enough to adapt to inevitably changing needs and users; and 5) develop built environments that are economically responsible in both the short and long term. CICADA is certified as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). Two architects are certified Passive House Designer/Consultants.
Types of Work
Accessibility/ADA Consultants: 
10%
Educational Facilities: 
15%
Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
5%
Housing (Multi-Unit): 
15%
Institutional Facilities: 
10%
Interiors: 
5%
Libraries: 
15%
Museum/Galleries: 
5%
Planning: 
5%
Public Work (Civic/Gov't): 
5%
Religious Facilities: 
5%
Theater/Entertainment: 
5%
Special Services 
Small Projects (under $50k)
Sustainable Design
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
11
Architects (Registered): 
5
Interns/Draftspeople: 
5
Graphic Designers: 
1
Projects 
Business Services Office University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Mann Older Adults Center/Rivera Recreation Center Renovations, Philadelphia, PA; Kinder Academy, 2 New Facilities, Philadelphia, PA; Villanova University Bartley Hall Exchange, Villanova, PA; PENN College Houses at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Swarthmore Public Library Interiors, Swarthmore, PA; PHA North Central Housing, Philadelphia, PA; Philadelphia Capital Programs Office West Regional Library Renovations, Philadelphia, PA; Abington Presbyterian Parish Hall Renovations, Abington, PA; Swarthmore College Worth Health Center, Swarthmore, PA; Point Breeze Affordable Housing, Philadelphia, PA; Freire Charter Middle School, Philadelphia, PA; University of Pennsylvania Business Services Office Renovations, Philadelphia, PA; Chanticleer Asian Woods Rest Pavilion, Wayne, PA; MtAiryUSA Facades, Philadelphia, PA; Miquon School Feasibility Study, Conshohocken, PA; Ogontz Avenue Redevelopment Corp. Scattered Sites, Philadelphia, PA; Project H.O.M.E. Diamond Street Homeownership Renovations, Philadelphia, PA; The Village of Arts & Humanities Master Plan, Philadelphia, PA; Villanova University Public Safety Feasibility Study, Villanova, PA; Pennsbury Manor Visitors Center, Morrisville, PA; St. Joseph's Prep Masterplan, Philadelphia, PA; Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Scattered Sites, Philadelphia, PA; Joy of Caring Nursery School Expansion & Site Improvements, Philadelphia, PA; Pennypack Environmental Center, Philadelphia, PA; Swarthmore College Sproul Alumni Center, Swarthmore, PA; Park Boulevard House Rehabilitations, Camden, NJ; West Philadelphia Job and Technology Center, Philadelphia, PA
Awards 
Design Excellence Award, American School & University; Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence; Preservation Alliance Grand Jury Project Award
Supplimental 
Women in Business
Contacts
Principals: 
Mary Holland, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Kurt Raymond, AIA, LEED AP
Marketing: 
Mary Holland, AIA
PR: 
Kurt Raymond, AIA
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