About Us

About the Firm
Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) is an award-winning design firm specializing in architectural design, healthcare planning, interior design, lighting design, master planning, and urban design. Our mission is to create built environments that respond to the diverse needs of our clients and their communities.

Headquartered in Boston since 1932, SBA’s expanding international practice maintains two offices in New England, along with global affiliates in the United Kingdom, China, and Canada. We provide design and planning expertise to clients in academic, corporate/commercial, healthcare, life sciences, residential, and urban design markets.
 

Working with SBA
The success and talent of our people are what define SBA. Our diverse, creative, and passionate professionals work together in small, collaborative teams where ideas and innovations spring from all levels of the organization. This unique team structure fosters collaboration and coordination to provide our clients with the dedicated support and consistency of a boutique firm combined with the resources, knowledge, and diversity of an evolving international corporation. Internally, SBA’s close-knit network generates a dynamic and enthusiastic culture that supports the evolution and growth of our professionals through ongoing mentorship, training, and development.

 

Sterling Planning Alliance
Sterling Planning Alliance is an in-house division of SBA that offers strategic planning for the healthcare industry. With expertise in LEAN operational analyses along with capacity and through-put evaluations, Sterling collaborates actively with our architects and interior designers to ensure optimal facility development. Together, SBA and Sterling provide innovative solutions to clients across our market sectors. For more information, visit www.sterlingplanning.com.

  • Autism-Friendly Health Care Design Considerations

    Post by Lynn Drover, CHID, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C

    April is National Autism Awareness Month, and to promote autism awareness in our community we are sharing a few health care design considerations that benefit pediatric patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD is the name for a group of developmental disorders. ASD

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  • Celebrating our 85th Anniversary: Our People

    This year Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) is incredibly fortunate to be celebrating 85 years in business. We are commemorating this milestone with a series of blog articles on our past, present and future. Our talented staff forms the cornerstone of SBA. This month

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  • Celebrating our 85th Anniversary: Architectural Sketches

    This year Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) is incredibly fortunate to be celebrating 85 years in business. We are commemorating this milestone with a series of blog articles on our past, present and future. My favorite part of this blog campaign is that it gave us an excuse to

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  • Celebrating our 85th Anniversary: It All Starts with a Deck

    This year Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA) is incredibly fortunate to be celebrating 85 years in business. We are commemorating this milestone with a series of blog articles on our past, present and future. Our trip down memory lane starts way back, beginning in the nineteen

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  • Building a Collaborative Culture: SBA Celebrates Teamwork with Collaboration Card Program

    No one ever gets sick of seeing smiles around the workplace, and who doesn’t smile when they receive an encouraging note or thank you message? At Steffian Bradley Architects (SBA), we have always taken in pride in our industry recognized collaborative culture, so when the

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  • 08/23/2016

    Two prominent Pioneer Valley companies, Valley Venture Mentors (VVM) and Paragus, enlisted SBA to create a masterplan for their future combined space, which includes a new innovation cafe and restaurant, roof-deck, and 4-story open office co-working space. VVM provides key support to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Springfield and the greater Pioneer Valley by uniting carefully selected

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  • 10/23/2015

    Located on an island off Xiamen, a major city in southeastern China, Gulangyu is a small 0.77-square-mile pedestrian-only tourist destination that is home to approximately 20,000 residents. On Gulangyu’s narrow streets, only electric tourist buggies and a few fire trucks provide any vehicular traffic. Songyu ferry terminal had currently become inadequate to meet the demands of local and

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  • 10/22/2015

      2014 was a year of breakthroughs for development in Qianhai, China. This rapidly expanding hot spot saw extensive new construction, financial innovations, property development, and institutional progress. 20 important projects were initiated by Qianhai in December.    Investment for these new projects totaled more than $16 billion (US). They will include

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  • 06/15/2015

    The new Art Performance Center at Berkshire Hills Music Academy is currently in design and we couldn't wait to share these exterior sketches by Principal Designer Derek Noble, AIA, LEED AP. To learn more about this project, check out our previous blog post.   

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  • 04/06/2015

    Reception Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) intends to open a 21,300 square-foot Outpatient Oncology and Infusion Center in Waltham, Massachusetts. This Center will provide cancer patients with ongoing evaluation, planning, treatment, and follow-up services subsequent to diagnosis. It is intended to accommodate the growing needs of MGH’s Cancer Center patients who are seeking care closer to

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