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July 12, 2012

SHP Named Among Top Green Design Design and Architecture Firms in the U.S.

Cincinnati, Ohio – Cincinnati-based SHP Leading Design (SHP) has been named a Top 100 Green Design Firm and a Top 250 Architecture Firm by leading industry publications Engineering News-Record and Architectural Record. The lists rank architecture and engineering firms nationwide by revenue (in millions of dollars) for architectural services performed in 2011.

Engineering News-Record ranked SHP as a Top 100 Green Design Firm for the fourth consecutive year, and SHP Leading Design earned spot 82 with a variety of LEED-certified projects in 2011. Across the industry, green design revenue jumped 20.4 percent from 2010 to 2011, demonstrating significant growth opportunities in this segment. SHP is the only Cincinnati company to make the list in 2012.

“As a firm, we view sustainability not as an option, but rather as a responsibility that positively affects people, planet, and profit,” said Lauren Della Bella, LEED AP, president, SHP Leading Design. “Our commitment to sustainable design has been a large driver of growth and success over the past several years.”

SHP also received acknowledgement from Architectural Record on its list of Top 250 Architecture Firms for the third year in a row, with a ranking of 155.

SHP’s recent regional projects include Ohio’s first LEED-certified Platinum school, London Middle School, the renovation and addition of Walnut Hills High School and the renovation of 60 W. Charlton at the University of Cincinnati. To view the complete lists of the Top 100 Green Design Firms and Top 250 Architecture Firms, visit Engineering News-Record and Architectural Record online.

About SHP Leading Design

SHP Leading Design (SHP), founded in 1901, is a recognized leader in design, community engagement, fundraising strategies, client-focused research, sustainability, integrated design and construction, and facilities management. SHP’s team of professionals is widely known for their unique commitment to innovative design. SHP has offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Hamilton, Ohio, and Denver, Colorado.