DELTA Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors provides architectural, programming, planning, and interior design services to government and private institutional clients throughout the US and worldwide. We are committed to working with our clients to provide timely, effective, economical and attractive design solutions. DELTA Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors is a dedicated supporter of sustainable design and is a Montgomery County, MD Certified Green Business.
Since our founding as Oudens + Knoop Architects PC in 1970, the firm has established a history of expertise in healthcare design, government and public buildings, master planning for medical and research campuses, designing for diplomatic services, research, and higher education. Our staff stays at the leading edge of design through active membership in professional organizations and participation in the preparation of building codes and regulations that affect healthcare design and construction.
To exceed our clients’ expectations, we focus on five key elements:
Design for Excellence:
We plan environments and facilities to reflect the lessons learned from our clients, our colleagues, and those who use our buildings. We listen to our clients carefully, understand regulatory standards and guidelines, and work closely with our engineering colleagues to provide cutting edge design while honoring budgetary considerations.
Design for the Environment:
Stewardship of the environment recognizes our responsibility to the world around us. DELTA Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors has staff experienced in sustainable design and LEED Accredited Professionals. The firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. We work with our clients to set a reasonable agenda for good environmental design that complements the needs of each project.
Design for Human Performance:
Achieving design excellence goes beyond the visual. We apply four decades of experience and programming expertise to design state of the art facilities that truly work for the people who occupy them.
Provide Exceptional Service:
We know that on every project we must listen carefully in order to understand our client’s objectives and create design solutions that meet both user needs and institutional objectives. Our responsiveness, quality of service, and careful management of resources are reflected in DELTA Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors’ record of repeat commissions for long-term clients.
Quality Workplace with Quality People:
DELTA Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors seeks to develop and retain the highest quality professional personnel. We work to maintain consistency of staff throughout each project. Our average employee tenure is over a decade. We have structured continuing education within the office for all staff members. DELTA Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors’ senior personnel have an average of more than three decades of experience in providing professional services for technically complex, program-driven projects. Through practice and involvement with professional and community organizations, all have earned reputations as experts in planning, programming of hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Our office is designed as an environmentally sustainable environment with green products, planned for day-light harvesting, constructed with strict waste management and recycling practices, and managed with sensitivity to reduce energy and resource consumption.