About Strada

Strada means “street” in Italian. Streets matter to us. They’re the fundamental infrastructure of our cities and the core of our civic lives. They’re the connections between buildings, people, and public spaces. This is why we’re so inspired by them and it’s a shared commitment to these values that brought our principals together. Just as people mingle on city streets, our office is a place where we freely exchange ideas, challenging and inspiring one another to create exceptional work.

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Strada Elevates Five Stradistas!


The future is bright at Strada. The firm is committed to turning visions to reality and helping to shape new places across the nation.



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Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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Strada Soft Opening Protocol

06.2020Firm News
By Street Talk Editor

Effective June 15, Strada is in Soft Opening Status. Soft opening status allows Strada employees the use of the office, when necessary, and includes other individuals who have been invited to the office for a specific meeting. All others including vendors, sales and marketing representatives, delivery persons, and family members are prohibited from entering the office. Any materials or products may be shipped to the office or dropped at the reception desk in the main lobby on the first floor.

Individuals invited to Strada must, upon arrival, sign the guest sign-in form attesting to having no COVID-19 symptoms or positive test results in the past 14 days. Symptoms are defined as cough, fever, chills, muscle pain, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, headache, fatigue, congestion or runny nose, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea or new loss of taste or smell. All persons visiting the offices of Strada will follow the Strada Soft Opening Protocol, which includes wearing face masks and social distancing. Please review the Protocol outlined below.

If you are not able to Attest to your condition as stated above, you cannot enter the Strada Office.

Strada – Soft Opening Protocol
(Pittsburgh & Philadelphia)

  • Upon entry all invited individuals will be required to sign the attestation sign-in log.
  • If you are sick, please do not enter the office.
  • If you cannot attest to the requirements of the sign-in log, you must leave the office.
  • If you become sick while in the office, you are required to leave immediately and notify Human Resources at 412-246-2820 or lpolar@stradallc.com.
  • Practice healthy hygiene by washing your hands thoroughly, and often, and use hand sanitizer between frequent handwashing. Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands. Cover your cough or sneeze.
  • Avoid close contact with others. Respect social distancing by keeping at least 6 feet (or 2 arms’ lengths) between you and other people in the office you are meeting with.
  • Meetings are limited to 10 people, and the room designated for the meeting which will be arranged for social distancing.
  • You must wear cloth face coverings to cover your nose and mouth at all times, with the following exceptions: when isolated from others in a private space or when eating or drinking in the kitchen.
  • You must wear a cloth face covering even if you are more than 6 feet away from another person (unless you meet one of the previously listed exceptions). Social distancing and cloth face coverings are not alternative options but go hand-in-hand for the best preventive health measures.
  • Bring your own cloth face covering or use a disposable mask provided by Strada.
  • These guidelines intend to comply with CDC guidelines and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania orders.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, please directly contact Lisa Polar in Human Resources at 412-246-2820 or lpolar@stradallc.com.

Strada Elevates Five Stradistas!

By StreetTalk Editor

The future is bright at Strada. The firm is committed to turning visions to reality and helping to shape new places across the nation.

Transforming Buildings and Spaces for Life Sciences

04.2022Design, Ideas, Places, Stradistas POV
By George Poulin, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Working with researchers to design their facilities is a highly satisfying process. We’ve been fortunate to work within many of Philadelphia’s most iconic buildings to create spaces to foster the next generation of scientific discovery.