Sandvold Blanda architecture + interiors LLC

1719 Chestnut Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia
PA
19103
Phone: 
(215) 636-0099
Fax: 
(215) 636-0097
Year Established 
1995
About the Firm 
Sandvold Blanda architecture + interiors LLC, founded in 1995, is a full service architectural and interior design practice. Neil Sandvold AIA holds Masters degree from The University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Washington University, St. Louis, and is registered in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. He is a board member and chair emeritus of Collab,the Group for Modern and Contemporary Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Andrew Blanda Associate AIA holds a Masters degree from The University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Florida. Both partners are former associate professors of architecture at Drexel University. Our firms mission is to work closely with each client to create timeless modern architecture. We see design as an inclusive a process, a distillation of eclectic sources, that invoke the intangible feelings of place, and a sense of rightness of fit. We look to the thought and design of the past, to create a regional modern architecture of the present and future.We see our work in the terms that a human life may be defined: full of realized possibility, emotional richness, and the joys of the daily experience. Good design nurtures the unexpected, and gives room to the wayward idea. Our designs give life to our clients dreams and desires; it is our mission to create strong, beautiful, intellectually accessible architecture, with the power to delight.
Types of Work
Foodservice/Restaurant: 
50%
Housing (Single Family): 
25%
Interiors: 
15%
Retail/Shopping: 
5%
Special Services 
Small Projects (under $50k)
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
4
Architects (Registered): 
1
Interior Designers: 
1
Interns/Draftspeople: 
1
Administration: 
1
Projects 
Iron Hill Brewery, Chestnut Hill PA, Maple Shade NJ, Beach Residence, Wainscott NY, Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, Newark DE, Media PA, West Chester PA, Phoenixville PA, North Wales PA, Wilmington DE; Drexel University Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University Department of Architecture; Yass Residence, Haverford PA, Naidoff residence, Philadelphia PA, Solms Residence, Philadelphia PA; Lodge at Ski Big Bear, Masthope PA,Pine Forrest Camps, Greeley PA.
Awards 
Finalist Princeton Townhall Competition
Contacts
Primary Contact: 
Neil Sandvold AIA
Principals: 
Neil Sandvold, AIA; Andrew Blanda, Assoc. AIA
Consultant: 
[email protected] (email only)
Supplier: 
[email protected] (email only)
Marketing: 
[email protected] (email only)
PR: 
Neil Sandvold, AIA (email only)
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