About SHA

Stengel Hill Architecture is a full-service architectural and interior design firm based in Louisville, KY​

SHA is the largest Architectural Firm in the region as ranked by Business First Magazine, and we are ranked in the Top-20 Building Design & Construction (BD+C) Giants Survey for Hospital Facility Architecture Firms (curently #19), and we maintain a consistent presence in the Top-25 listing nationally as documented in Modern Healthcare Magazine (currently #21). As a testament to our design approach, our company has grown steadily and we have gained a reputation in the industry that has allowed us to expand our services throughout the country.  We are currently licensed to practice architecture in 46 states and the District of Columbia.  Our Clients enjoy successful projects with predictable results and reduced impact on their time and resources.  We seek long term relationships with Organizations that value their Architect as a partner.  As such, our reputation and a significant portion of our workload is on the line with every Project we complete and we are proud to note that 95% of our work originates from existing business relationships.

Our History

Stengel Hill Architecture (SHA) was founded in 1996 by Bradford (Brad) Stengel and Charles (Chip) Hill. SHA is a full service Architectural and Interior Design Firm with offices in Louisville and Lexington Kentucky. Their combined experience in the design of complex institutional, educational, and healthcare educational facilities totals more than 60 years. Nearly 28 years in, Brad and Chip continue to provide the leadership to grow their business through long-term dedication to clients and commitment to providing an exceptional work environment for our professional staff.  Including our management team of nine Architect Partners and three Associate Partners, SHA provides our clients with the experienced resources of a 80+ member firm; including 24 registered Architects and 8 certified Interior Designers.

Architecture Services

Interior Design Services

Our Philosophy

Our focused Integrated Design Process, combined with our attention to detail and proven experience, provides our clients with an architectural partner whose objectives include providing design solutions for the immediate challenge, as well as laying the foundation for the long term goals of the facilities which we serve.  We advocate energy conscious and evidence based design, and we are committed to understanding how our clients’ business culture affects their architectural goals.

Our Leadership

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