SMP Architects LTD

1600 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia
PA
19103
Phone: 
(215) 985-4410
Fax: 
(215) 985-4430
Year Established 
1985
About the Firm 
<b>Our work transforms the way people interact with each other and with their surroundings.</b></p> <p>Our work is guided by these six principles:</p> <p><b>Design</b> We pursue excellence, inspiration, craft, and innovation in our architecture.</p> <p><b>Ecology</b> We are committed to respecting the environment on every project, at every level, every day.</p> <p><b>Collaboration</b> We lead a collaborative design effort in the realization of high performance projects.</p> <p><b>Place</b> We embrace the unique qualities of each place – landscape, climate, history, culture – as profound influences.</p> <p><b>Service</b> We serve as advocates for our clients, while challenging them to achieve the highest quality results.</p> <p><b>Education</b> We are teachers and lifelong learners and use our work to promote greater environmental awareness.</p>
Types of Work
Educational Facilities: 
35%
Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
10%
Housing (Multi-Unit): 
15%
Housing (Single Family): 
0%
Museum/Galleries: 
5%
Public Work (Civic/Gov't): 
25%
Recreational: 
5%
Special Services 
Sustainable Design
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
11
Architects (Registered): 
5
Interns/Draftspeople: 
5
Administration: 
1
Projects 
Falls Visitor Center at Ohiopyle State Park, Ohiopyle, PA; Westtown School Science Center Addition and Renovation, Westchester, PA; Wade Science Center Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA; Kensington CAPA High School, Philadelphia, PA; Hamilton Family Children's Zoo & Faris Family Education Center at the Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA; Nature Inn at Bald Eagle, Bald Eagle State Park, PA; Tiadaghton Resource Management Center, Waterville, PA Hartline Science Center Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA; Freshman Residence Hall at Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA; Cusano Environmental Education Center at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, PA; Renovation of the School of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Julia de Burgos Bilingual Elementary School, Philadelphia, PA; Renovation of the Motherhouse for the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, MI; Natural Lands Trust Headquarters, Media, PA
Awards 
Merit Award from AIA Philadelphia for the Wade Science Center at Germantown Friends School; Grand Jury Award from Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia for Hamilton Family Children's Zoo & Faris Family Education Center; LEED Gold Certification for the Westtown School Science Building Addition and Renovation; LEED Gold for KidZooU/Hamilton Family Children's Zoo & Faris Family Education Center; LEED Platinum Certification for the Kensington CAPA High School; LEED Gold Certification for the Wade Science Center
Contacts
Principals: 
David Ade, AIA; Jane S. Rath, AIA; Todd Woodward, AIA
Marketing: 
Todd Woodward
PR: 
David Ade
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