Heckendorn Shiles Architects

347 East Conestoga Road
Wayne
PA
19087
Phone: 
(610) 994-3500
Year Established 
1989
About the Firm 
Heckendorn Shiles Architects' studio is an open work environment, empowering us to form dynamic and functional solutions while learning and growing as a team. Since our founding in 1989, we have purposefully diversified our portfolio and skills, feeling energized every time a new project type is taken on. We offer design solutions for workplace, schools, adaptive re-use, therapeutic/healthcare, athletic/recreational, public art, residential, and more. Our team of 12 architects and interior designers collaborate on each project with intense principal participation.
Types of Work
Educational Facilities: 
10%
Facilities Management: 
5%
Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
10%
Housing (Single Family): 
5%
Institutional Facilities: 
15%
Interiors: 
30%
Planning: 
15%
Public Work (Civic/Gov't): 
5%
Sports/Athletic Facilities: 
5%
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
15
Architects (Registered): 
5
Interior Designers: 
2
Interns/Draftspeople: 
2
Projects 
Ambler Boiler House, Ambler PA; Avon Grove Charter School, Landenberg PA; Bala House Montessori School, Bala Cynwyd, PA; Comcast SportsNet & Comcast Spectacor, Wells Fargo Center, Phila, PA; Easttown Township Police Station & Municipal Facility, Devon, PA; ESYHF Ice Rinks (Scanlon, Simons & Laura Sims), Phila., PA; Flyers Practice Facility, Voorhees, NJ; HMS School, Phila., PA; ICT Corporate Headquaters, Newtown, PA; Melmark, Berwyn, PA; New Garden Township Town Hall and Community Center, Landenberg, PA; Philadelphia School District Administrative Headquarters, 440 N. Broad St., Phila., PA; QVC Studio & Founders Park, West Chester, PA; Shire Pharmaceuticals, Wayne, PA; Wells Fargo Center Fan Zone, Phila., PA
Awards 
Ambler Boiler House – Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia | Grand Jury Award 2014; Building Design & Construction Magazine | Reconstruction Awards, Gold Award 2013; Montgomery County – Smart Growth Award | Planning & Design - Montgomery Award 2013; 10,000 Friends of PA Commonwealth Design Awards Adaptive Reuse Gold Award 2013; The Bala House at the Chruch of Saint Asaph – Lower Merion Township Historic Preservation Award 2010; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. | Award of Excellence 2009; HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy – Harris Hall – University City Historic Society | Design/Preservation Award 2009; School District Of Philadelphia Headquarters – 10,000 Friends of PA Commonwealth Design Awards Adaptive Reuse Bronze Award 2006; McGraw Hill Construction | Mid-Atlantic Best of 2005 - Adaptive Re-Use Merit Award 2005
Contacts
Primary Contact: 
Matt Heckendorn, AIA, LEED AP
Principals: 
Matthew A. Heckendorn, AIA, LEED AP
Consultant: 
Matthew A. Heckendorn, AIA, LEED AP
Marketing: 
Matthew A. Heckendorn, AIA, LEED AP
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