About Strada

Strada means “street” in Italian. Streets matter to us. They’re the fundamental infrastructure of our cities and the core of our civic lives. They’re the connections between buildings, people, and public spaces. This is why we’re so inspired by them and it’s a shared commitment to these values that brought our principals together. Just as people mingle on city streets, our office is a place where we freely exchange ideas, challenging and inspiring one another to create exceptional work.

Latest Post

Strada names Sean Beasley as next Principal

01.2017

As Strada’s projects continue to multiply and flourish, its leadership is expanding and adapting. We are delighted to announce that the firm’s newest partner is Sean Beasley, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, a talented architect with experience on a range of building types. Sean’s expertise covers residential, commercial, educational, and hospitality projects, but he is particularly ...

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Offices

Pittsburgh

611 William Penn Place
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

p: 412.263.3800
f: 412.471.5704

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info@stradallc.com

Philadelphia

718 Arch Street
Suite 5N
Philadelphia, PA 19106

p: 215.440.0190
f: 215.440.0197

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Awards and Recognition

We feel fortunate to be able to do what we love to do each day, and we are gratified to hear from others that they respect the results of our efforts. Listed below are some of the awards we have received for our work.

2017

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Best Renovation – Industrial

Uber Advanced Technology Center

 

2016

American Builders and Contractors of WV
Project of the Year (2016)

Evansdale Crossing

 

2015

NAHB Best in American Living Awards
Platinum Award, Development 5 Stories and Over

Bakery Living I 

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Honor Award for Architecture

Cathedral Campus 

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Hotel Monaco
Strada was Architect of Record working with Gensler

 

Urban Land Institute – Philadelphia
Rouse Award for Excellence

3737 Market Street
Strada associate architect working with ZGF Architects

 

Urban Land Institute – Philadelphia
Rouse Award for Excellence

The Food Trust: Fresh Corner Store Conversions 

 

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Best Renovation Award

912 Fort Duquesne Boulevard

 

2014

Urban Land Institute – Pittsburgh
Catalytic Place Award

Bakery Square 2.0 Master Plan 

 

Congress for the New Urbanism
Block – Award of Merit

Market Square Place

 

2013

Urban Land Institute – Pittsburgh
Catalytic Place Award

Market Square Place

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Honor Award for Historic Preservation

Dollar Bank on Fourth Avenue

 

2012

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Honor Award

Market Square Place

 

Electric League of Western Pennsylvania
Outstanding Lighting Award, Best Sustainable Lighting Project

Google Pittsburgh 1.0

 

ASLA of Pennsylvania/Delaware
Honor Award – General Design

Rivers Casino Riverfront Park

 

Urban Land Institute
Finalist – Global Awards for Excellence

Market Square Place

 

AIA Pennsylvania
Honor Award – Regional and Urban Design

Market Square Place

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Honor Award – Regional and Urban Design

Market Square Place

 

Preservation Pennsylvania
Sustainability in Historic Preservation Award

Market Square Place

 

2011

Heritage Commission of Delaware County
Preservation Award

The Darby Free Library

 

Top Industry Practice Award
Nuclear Energy Institute

PSEG Energy and Environmental
Resource Center

 

10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania
Gold Award – Mixed-use Development

Market Square Place

 

Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal
Winner – Mixed-use Restoration

Market Square Place

 

2010

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence, Best Mixed-Use

Piatt Place

 

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence, Green Building

Dick’s Sporting Goods Corporate Headquarters

 

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence, Speculative Building

Bridgeside II: R&D Laboratory
Incubator Building

 

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence, Built to Suit – Office

Dick’s Sporting Goods Corporate Headquarters

 

Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh
Preservation Award

Market Square Place

 

Outstanding Achievement – Green Building
General Building Contractors Association
Construction Excellence Awards

PSEG Energy and Environmental
Resource Center

 

Greater Philadelphia Preservation Alliance
Grand Jury Award

Friends Center Renovation

 

American Association for State
and Local History
Award of Merit

Joliet Area Historical Museum

 

Illinois Association of Museums
Superior Achievement Award

Joliet Area Historical Museum

 

2009

Best Green Building
General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) Construction Excellence Awards

Friends Center Renovation

 

Stormwater Best Management Practices
(BMP) Recognition Program
The Philadelphia Water Department,
Villanova University and Temple University

Friends Center Renovation

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence, Open Plan

The Urban Stage, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2008

AIA Pennsylvania
Honor Award, Architecture

Mifflin School

 

Superior Interiors Award for Architectural Residence, New Construction

Windom Hill Place

 

Pennsylvania Environmental Council and
Pennsylvania Department of
Environmental Protection
Stormwater Best Management Practices Award

Friends Center Renovation

 

Winner, “Off The Beaten Path”
Philadelphia Magazine’s
“Best of Philly” Awards

The Stoogeum

 

“Best Museum in Montgomery County” Philadelphia Inquirer
“Reader’s Choice” Awards

The Stoogeum

 

 

 

2007

AIA Pittsburgh
Honor Award, Architecture

Mifflin School

 

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence,
Built to Suit – Office

Del Monte Pittsburgh Office

 

Golden Trowel Award
International Masonry Institute

Del Monte Pittsburgh Office

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Certificate of Merit,
Regional & Urban Design

Hermitage Town Center, Hermitage, PA

2006

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education
Design Citation Award

Mifflin School

 

Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh
Preservation Award

Ibiza Tapas & Wine Bar

 

U.S. News & World Report
Top Ten Factory Tours

Louisville Slugger Museum
and Visitor Center

 

Best Museum in Louisville
Louisville Magazine

Louisville Slugger Museum
and Visitor Center

 

NAIOP Pittsburgh
Award of Excellence, Built to Suit – Office

Equitable Resources

 

Golden Trowel Award
International Masonry Institute

Equitable Resources

 

2005

AIA Pittsburgh
Certificate of Merit

Ibiza Tapas & Wine Bar

 

Golden Trowel Award
International Masonry Institute

Mifflin School

 

Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh
Preservation Award

George C. Cupples Stadium

 

Best Tour Experience
National Guest Relations Association

Louisville Slugger Museum
and Visitor Center

 

Preservation Pennsylvania
Historic Preservation Award

Mifflin School

 

Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh
Preservation Award

Mifflin School

 

National Award of Excellence,
Architectural Woodwork Institute

University of Pittsburgh Barco Law Library

 

Excellence in Craftsmanship,
Master Builders’ Association of Western PA

University of Pittsburgh Barco Law Library

 

2004

Award of Excellence
Illinois Association of Museums

Joliet Area Historical Museum
War Heroes Gallery

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Honor Award

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Center for Bioimage Informatics

 

2003

Preservation Achievement Award
Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia

Chestnut Hill Academy – Main Building

 

Certificate of Merit, AIA Pittsburgh

903 Liberty Avenue*

 

Preservation Award, Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh

900 Western Avenue, The Kinder Building*

 

Platinum Best of Show Award
Aurora Awards (International Independent Film and Video Competition)

Joliet Area Historic Museum
“Talk of the Town” Video

 

Award of Excellence, Open Plan,
AIA Pittsburgh

The Downtown Bedford Revitalization Plan, Bedford, PA

 

Current Topic Award,
Parks & Public Land PA Planning Association

The Pittsburgh Regional Parks Master Plan*

 

Golden Eagle Award, CINE

Joliet Area Historic Museum
“Talk of the Town” Video

 

Award of Excellence,
Illinois Association of Museums

Joliet Area Historical Museum
Main Exhibition Space

 

Award of Excellence
Illinois Association of Museums

Joliet Area Historical Museum
Interactive Exhibition Audiovisual Program

 

2002

Preservation Award, Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh

1015-1025 Allegheny Avenue*

 

2001

Award of Excellence, Open Plan,
AIA Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Regional Parks Master Plan*

 

Merit Award, PA/DE Chapter of the ASLA

The Pittsburgh Regional Parks Master Plan*

 

2000

Preservation Award, Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh

Ibiza Tapas & Wine Bar

 

1999

Co-Winner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Benchmark

Schenley Plaza Redesign Proposal*

 

Honor Award, PA/DE Chapter of the ASLA

Schenley Plaza Redesign Proposal*

 

Award of Merit for Planning,
Int’l Downtown Assoc.

The Pittsburgh Downtown Plan*

 

Certificate of Merit, AIA Pittsburgh

942-952 West North Avenue,
The Denny Row* 

 

1998

AIA Philadelphia
Award of Recognition

Roman Catholic High School

 

AIA Pittsburgh
Silver Medal

2009 East Carson Street*

 

Preservation Award, Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh

Chateau Street House*

 

Preservation Award, Historic Review Commission of the City of Pittsburgh

942-952 West North Avenue,
The Denny Row* 

 

Honor Award, ASLA of PA/DE

The Pittsburgh Downtown Plan*

 

Transformation and Best Overall Project, South Side Local Development Corporation’s Annual Design Awards Program

2009 East Carson Street*