For more than 110 years we have designed spaces that are in tune with the needs of our clients, the environment and the people who use them.

Founded in 1901, SHP Leading Design is nationally recognized as a leader in planning, designing and managing facilities for clients in the K-12, higher education, vocational/technical and community college industries. From our offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, SHP has completed nearly $3B in architectural design services during the past 10 years alone. We are a successful, ground-breaking firm and recognized throughout the industry for our holistic design, collaborative partnerships, sustainable practices, innovative technology and stake-holder processes.

It is our mission to joyfully enrich the lives of people through service and design. Let us prove it to you. 


One of the most important decisions a district is selecting an architectural firm for the project. Steed Hammond Paul was our architect and we count their selection as one of the best decisions that we made in regards to the project.

Jim Gay Superintendent Tecumseh Local Schools
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