Full-service architecture & engineering firm

Your building is more than bricks and mortar! It’s a tool to help you accomplish your mission, vision, and goals. At Schmidt Associates, we understand. Our Servant Leadership-based practice puts YOU at the center of our process. As our dedicated partners, we use our expertise to deliver innovative design, “wow” moments, and sustainable strategies, resulting in a project that helps you reach your goals.

  • 47 Schmidt Associates years of experience in Indiana
  • 98 Schmidt Associates years of experience in Kentucky (Previously AJRC)
  • 130+ Employees
  • WBE Certification
  • Community

    Our team is passionate about facilitating growth & enrichment in all stages of life in the community.

  • Healthcare

    We understand the connection between the environment of care and patient outcomes.

  • Higher Education

    We believe in the power of well-designed spaces to facilitate student success.

  • K-12

    Our thorough and inclusive process highlights what is unique about your school district.

  • Lifestyle

    We are passionate about the revitalization of the urban core to improve lives.

  • Workplace

    We listen to your specific needs and brand values to bring your story to life in your workspace.

  • West Perry Branch - Indianapolis Public Library
  • East Tower - Baptist Hospital
  • Ernie Pyle Hall - Indiana University
  • Lawrence Central High School - MSD of Lawrence Township
  • Penrose on Mass
  • Indianapolis Civil and Criminal Courthouse - Community Justice Campus
  • Better


    Knowing what lies ahead means meeting and matching possible obstacles before they turn into potentially fatal objections. We identify stakeholders, recognize roadblocks, and align agendas to prepare the ground well before we clear it.

  • Better


    Knowing how our clients think and feel helps us understand their ambitions and empathize with their aspirations. We identify what people want from spaces and we use the resulting insight, best practices, and defensible data to design places that enhance life and reward investments.

  • Better


    Knowing exactly what needs to happen long before we get to the site means that being on-time, on-spec, and on-budget are fully realized. We don't overcharge, and we don't do overruns. We do stay around to extend a supporting hand and long after the project handover.

We create functional, enjoyable, meaningful spaces that meet the complex needs of our communities and improve lives.