Strada Architecture LLC

718 Arch Street, Suite 5N
Philadelphia
PA
19106
Phone: 
(215) 440-0190
Fax: 
(215) 440-0197
Year Established 
2000
About the Firm 
Strada is the Italian word for street. Streets matter to us. They shape connections between buildings, people, and public spaces. They are the fundamental infrastructure of our communities and the core of our civic lives. At Strada, we create physical connections that forge social connections. We believe in creating spaces and places where people want to be. Founded and led by a team of seasoned professionals, we are a cross-disciplinary design firm where architects, graphic designers, and interior designers regularly collaborate with urban designers and landscape architects to create places that people enjoy. More than a group of designers, the firm's 40+ professionals are trusted advisors. Our individual experiences are deep and wide-ranging. Combined, we have broad resources and talents that give us the flexibility to design any type of building and resolve complex challenges. The firm's principals are hands-on practitioners who relish the process of design and the opportunity to form new relationships, remaining actively involved in projects from beginning to end. They lead interdisciplinary teams through an interactive design process that emphasizes listening thoroughly and communicating clearly. Inherent in our approach are sustainable practices that save resources and ensure a healthy future for our cities and communities. UJMN Architects + Designers merged with Strada in June 2013. Established in Philadelphia in 1967, UJMN was recognized for its award-winning expertise in architecture, sustainable design, and museum and exhibit design. The merger of UJMN and Strada forges a dynamic design firm with expanded resources and visionary leadership to assist a wide array of clients, from universities and cultural institutions to commercial developers, and everything in between. Our comprehensive firm operates offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, serving clients nationwide.
Types of Work
Educational Facilities: 
23%
Exhibition Design: 
2%
Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
5%
Hotels/Hospitality: 
2%
Housing (Multi-Unit): 
13%
Interiors: 
10%
Lab/Research Facilities: 
13%
Landscape: 
2%
Planning: 
5%
Urban Design: 
5%
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
9
Total Staff Outside Office: 
34
Architects (Registered): 
12
Landscape Architects: 
2
Interior Designers: 
3
Planners (Urban and Regional): 
2
Interns/Draftspeople: 
14
Graphic Designers: 
2
Administration: 
3
Projects 
Market Square Place, Pittsburgh; Google Pittsburgh; Rivers Casino and Waterfront Park, Pittsburgh; Bakery Square 2.0 Master Plan, Pittsburgh; East Liberty Place North, Pittsburgh; Dollar Bank on Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh; Dick's Sporting Goods Corporate Headquarters; West Virginia School of Law Master Plan; EXCITE Center, Drexel University; Center for Science and Technology, La Salle University; Science Center Mixed-Use Development at 3711 and 3737 Market Street (Associate Architect), Philadelphia; Old Dominion University Research Buildings 1 and 2; Flexible Laboratory Building at University of Maryland-Baltimore (LEED Silver); Friends Center Renovation, Philadelphia; The Food Trust Healthy Corner Stores, Philadelphia; Franklin Institute Street Scene Exhibit, Philadelphia; National Institute of Standards & Technology Exhibits; Liberty Bell Center Exhibits, Philadelphia; Quorum Innovation Center, Philadelphia; Energy Plus Offices, Philadelphia; Center for Bioelectrics at Old Dominion University
Awards 
Renovation of Dollar Bank on Fourth Avenue: AIA Pittsburgh Design Award. Friends Center Renovation: Greater Philadelphia Preservation Alliance Grand Jury Award, GBCA Construction Excellence Award - Best Green Building; The Philadelphia Water Department, Villanova University and Temple University Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Recognition Program. Dick's Sporting Goods Corporate Headquarters: Award of Excellence, Built to Suit Office, NAIOP Pittsburgh; Award of Excellence, Green Building, NAIOP Pittsburgh. Google Pittsburgh 1.0: Outstanding Lighting Award, Best Sustainable Lighting Project, Electric League of Western Pennsylvania. PSEG Energy and Environmental Resource Center: Outstanding Achievement Green Building General Building Contractors Association Construction Excellence Awards. Bridgeside II: R&D Laboratory Incubator Building: Award of Excellence, Speculative Building, NAIOP Pittsburgh. Del Monte Pittsburgh Office: Award of Excellence, Built to Suit Office, NAIOP Pittsburgh. Equitable Resources: Award of Excellence, Built to Suit Office, NAIOP Pittsburgh.
Contacts
Primary Contact: 
Robert W. McCauley, AIA; Christopher Kenney, AIA, LEED AP
Principals: 
Alan J. Cuteri, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Christopher Kenney, AIA, LEED AP; John A. Martine, AIA; Robert W. McCauley, AIA; Thomas H. Price, AIA; Edward A. Shriver, FAIA; Dina F. Snider, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Michael A. Stern, ASLA, LEED AP
Senior Associates: 
Sean Beasley, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Mason Radkoff, CSI/CCCA, LEED AP BD+C. Associates: Stacey Blankin, LEED AP ND; Rob Dower, RA, LEED AP; Raymond F. McCaughey, AIA; Abby Mountain, RA, AICP, LEED AP; George Poulin, AIA, LEED AP; Claudia Saladin, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C ND
Consultant: 
Stacey Blankin
Supplier: 
George Poulin
Marketing: 
Stacey Blankin
PR: 
Stacey Blankin
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