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Philip Smith, AIA, LEED AP


I love puzzles, and designing technically complex buildings is really a fun puzzle to me. It’s even more rewarding to solve these puzzles with design solutions that create positive experiences and environments for students, faculty, and staff. That’s the goal with my work each day.

Designer, architect, project manager, former resident advisor, Philip Smith has held many roles during his career and never loses his focus on creating exciting and valuable student environments. Experienced in the planning and design of a wide spectrum of higher education facilities, he keeps himself at the forefront of trends and new ideas in campus environments. Pairing his passion for student life with a focus on sustainability and design excellence, Phil is a strong client partner, always focused on achieving client goals.