SMR Architects

We design, preserve, and advocate for affordable housing. It’s our passion!

SMR Architects is a 39-person, full-service architecture firm established in Seattle in 1977 as Stickney & Murphy Architects. We pride ourselves on employing the best in our profession who are passionate about community design, historic preservation, and social and environmental sustainability. Over our 46-year history, SMR Architects has emerged as a leader in the fields of affordable housing, historic preservation, and sustainable design in Washington State.

Our team’s collaborative and creative approach to problem-solving, experience with neighborhood outreach and engagement, and sustainable philosophy help us serve both our clients and the community, always putting the interests of others first. Our staff and associates are engaged in the community and regularly volunteer for non-profit, historic, and service-based organizations.

Our work is frequently honored both locally and nationally for its exemplary contribution to affordable housing design. Most recently, SMR was recognized for the following awards.

SMR’s office is located in Pioneer Square, an expression of our appreciation for the value that historic structures provide to the character of our community. For more information on our firm, please visit


Established: 1977


SMR Architects

117 S. Main Street, Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: (206) 623-1104

Fax: (206) 623-5285