Who We Are

Driven by the passion of our people.
Defined by the creativity of our ideas.
Measured by the quality of our work.

Since 1955, SMMA has balanced architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design to afford clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Our practice is guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence and social responsibility.

We are believers, ideators, makers, listeners, fixers, sharers, crafters, planners, communicators, connectors, organizers, engagers, restorers, storytellers...

We are SMMA. We design places.


We Love What We Do!

Seeking Creative Problem-Solvers

We are always looking for talented, motivated individuals who thrive on collaboration and are passionate about design. If you think you'd be a good fit, we'd love to hear from you. Visit our Careers page to check out our open positions.

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Studio Culture

At SMMA, our studios represent specialized communities of practice working together to foster knowledge flow around common interests. Together, our studios form a larger design ecosystem sharing best practices and helping nurture professional growth and project excellence. 

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Our Clients Inspire Us

The most important thing we can do for our clients is listen to them. Only after that are we able to genuinely collaborate and develop the right design solutions. We love our clients and believe that true partnerships are built on a foundation of trust, integrity, and mutual respect. 

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The Lyceum Fellowship was established in 1985 by SMMA founder and design leader, Jon McKee. A unique design competition that provides winners with travel grants, the Lyceum seeks to advance development of the next generation of architectural talent by creating a vehicle for stimulating perceptive reasoning and inspiring creative thought. Please enjoy this short documentary on the 2013 competition, HERE and NOW: A Call to Action.