we cultivate a culture that elevates design challenges into design excellence
We make places for people who make the future – healers and learners, makers, and innovators. They inspire us because their endeavors change lives.
what we do
Ballinger was one of the first firms in the United States to merge the disciplines of architecture and engineering into a professional practice. After nearly 150 years, we remain committed to integrating architecture and engineering.
At Ballinger, we bring a spirit of inquiry and discovery to complex problems. We are experts and leaders seeking bold ideas for bold places.
We welcome those who believe buildings are catalysts for the transformative endeavors of today and tomorrow.
Our Philadelphia roots run deep. We view social responsibility as crucial to the success of our firm, our city, and the world.
A more prosperous future is contingent on a healthy and resilient world. We have a responsibility to apply our expertise and ingenuity to design the most sustainable buildings possible.
at Ballinger, design excellence means ingenious solutions for intelligent spaces
for us, great design begins with great curiosity
2020 — American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania, Firm of the Year Award
2024 — ASHRAE, Second Place Technology Award
University of Michigan
2023 — American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania, Silver Medal, Architectural Excellence
2023 — American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania, COTE Award of Excellence
2023 — American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania, Merit Award, Architectural Excellence
University of Wisconsin-Madison
2023 — General Building Contractors Association, Best Educational Institution Project
Drexel University Health Sciences Building
Wexford Science & Technology
Ballinger was one of the first firms in the country to merge the disciplines of architecture and engineering into a professional practice. Building on a strong legacy of innovation, Ballinger is committed to the thoughtful integration of technology, a deep knowledge of our building types, and exceptional client service.