History and Values

Tony Bruce at Apex Smurfit

Hastings+Chivetta is an architectural firm dedicated to shaping campus life. At colleges and universities across the country, we design places that influence how people live on campus. These campuses are all alive, all connected and all evolving with time. We’re excited to show you where they’re headed. Leading our services is an integrated team of architects, engineers, designers and managers. Our process is guided by a commitment to collaboration and unbridled creativity. We’re your partners. Expect us to listen as much as we speak, and show as much as we tell. We trace our roots to Bryce Hastings and Tony Chivetta whose friendship began in architectural school and the ROTC program. Their commitment to building partnerships with our clients created the foundation for our firm and is part of our DNA.

Firm Recognition

Hastings+Chivetta is proud of our national reputation for expertise in campus architecture. This reputation is consistently recognized by our peers and industry leaders. Our recognition includes:

  • AIA Design Awards
  • Building Design+Construction Top Green Architecture Firm
  • Building Design+Construction Top University Architecture Firm
  • Engineering News-Record Top Midwest Design Firm
  • Architectural Record Top Architecture Firm