Winner of Best Medical Project: Banner Ironwood Medical Center
Winner of Best Educational Project: ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation
Winner of Best Office Project: One Central Park East
SmithGroup ranks as the 7th largest architecture and engineering firm in the United States and employs 800 professionals. The firm is composed of client industry-focused practices serving the higher education, healthcare, workplace, and science and technology markets.
Sustainable design is at the core of every SmithGroup project. With 346 LEED Accredited Professionals and 42 LEED-certified projects, SmithGroup is a national leader in sustainable, environmentally intelligent design. It continues to raise the bar by adopting the rigorous energy standards of the AIA-AZ Architecture 2030 Challenge. SmithGroup has been an active presence in the Valley of the Sun since 1973, and is the longest continually operating architecture and engineering firm in the U.S.
Past accolades for SmithGroup include being chosen as the AIA Arizona Architectural Firm of the Year in 2007, a distinction that “recognizes the continuing collaboration among individuals in a firm who have produced distinguished architecture over a period of 10 years, and have made significant contributions to the Institute, the profession and their community, and have transcended their local boundaries in making these contributions.”