SmithGroup’s Madison office specializes in waterfront, urban design and campus projects. That’s perfectly suited to our surroundings here in Wisconsin’s beautiful capital city, which squeezes onto an isthmus between two large glittering lakes and is also home to the state’s flagship University of Wisconsin. One of the firm’s smaller offices—45 employees and growing—we recently added architecture to our multi-disciplinary mix of professionals.

You can see our team’s work right here in Madison, or halfway around the world. Some of our most significant recent projects include the UW Madison Alumni Park (a beautiful outdoor museum and public space on the water’s edge) and the Makronisos Marina in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. We’re currently at work on the Madison Yards at Hill Farms, a mixed-use development on Madison’s west side that will include residential, retail and open space for farmers markets and events.

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With a prime location on the Capitol Square in the heart of the city's downtown, our fifth-floor office home boasts breathtaking views of the State Capitol, as well as both Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. All sorts of terrific restaurants, bars, shopping districts, and entertainment centers are right outside the door, and a midweek farmer’s market sets up on the capitol lawn. It’s a short walk down the colorful State Street pedestrian mall to the University of Wisconsin campus, which stretches out along the shores of Lake Mendota. With the city’s great transit system and network of bike trails, our staff arrive at the office via bus, bike, car and foot. (None of us commute by boat yet, but it could happen.)  

Completed in 2013, the office is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a variety of flexible, comfortable work spaces. You may find co-workers at their desks, in the sunny café (wow, check out the grand Capitol dome right outside the window), tucked away in a private enclave, or collaborating with others in one of the many team spaces. And while the office is generally buzzing with business activities Monday through Friday, the atmosphere isn't "all work and no play." It's not uncommon for colleagues to end the work week in the café engaged in a friendly rivalry of Xbox gaming. We can't wait for you to join us!

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Madison team hanging out by the lake

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Halloween at the office

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Madison team collaboration

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Annual hot dog day at SmithGroup Madison