Deep and diverse, two constants at SSP. Our NJ architectural firm supports the architectural needs of a diverse group of industries. From Civic/Government to private sector commercial architecture. Our architects can instantly call upon a wide breadth of diverse expertise to manage any architectural project, any constraints, across any market or industry. With nearly a century and half of experience, you can rest assured that the words, “we’ve never seen that before” are seldom uttered.
Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” – Put simply, we endeavor to create great communities.
How does our architectural firm leave a community better than it was found? By designing architecture and spaces that enhance the communities they serve. Whether it’s a school, a neighborhood, a corporate office, or university campus, that community is influenced by the architecture around it.
For SSP, it’s more than just a commercial architecture project. As responsible community architects, the buildings and spaces we design are part of a bigger story. Within our buildings, we see the struggling student who finally “gets it” because the building provides a real-life example; we see the improved productivity (and perhaps that breakthrough discovery) that comes from a well-developed, individualized space plan; we see the difference a comfortable “home-style” facility can have over a cold institution as a caregiver comforts a loved one, and we see the future thinkers and producers of the world as they develop new skills and refine their expertise in state-of-the-art learning facilities.
Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much” – Great design does not happen in isolation.
It’s the result of a dedicated, collaborative partnership between the client and the architecture design teams. We seek to foster those relationships over time and to add value to our clients’ core business.
We start with a series of meetings to articulate the project goals and define the measures of success, which then become key drivers through the design and construction of the project. From there, we deliver the solution through a cooperative, knowledge-based process, which promotes creativity, values strategic planning, and demands the highest level of quality.
To bring our architectural designs to life, we also nurture a culture of cooperation and collaboration among our employees and with the consultants, contractors, vendors and regulatory officials involved. We know that countless individual decisions go into every building project, and as community architects, it is our responsibility to make sure each team member is committed and every decision is consistent with the client’s vision.
[We’re] all about high standards and high expectations, but [we’re] also about practicality and reality.
A building or a space can provide a sense of wonder as well as a sense of security and comfort. Beautiful and sustainable architectural design can be achieved even while facing the everyday issues of cost, time and limited material resources, because we realize these restrictions are not roadblocks; they are stepping stones to better design.
We measure success in terms of client satisfaction, including the expectation that projects are delivered on budget and on schedule. We adhere to the time constraints and manage the budget like it is our own.
Our architectural designs are practical and cost-effective to build. Contractors appreciate our drawings because they allow jobs to flow smoothly, and when on-site challenges or questions arise on site, they know our community architects will be responsive and open to finding a useful solution that still achieves the client’s desired results.