Based in Atlanta, Georgia, SGN+A, Inc. is a professional corporation providing design services in planning, architecture and landscape architecture for clients throughout the United States.


What we do

While the firm undertakes commissions in many design areas, including resort, recreational, commercial and institutional projects, SGN+A specializes in the planning and design of large scale, high quality multifamily residential communities. Since the firm was formed in 1992, SGN+A has been involved in the planning and design of over 350 multifamily projects, encompassing over 50,000 residential units. The firm’s staff has extensive experience in the design of garden style, mid-rise and high-rise apartment and condominium developments. These projects range in density from under 5 units per acre to over 100 units per acre and include both renovations and new construction. 


Planning and landscape architecture are recognized by SGN+A as critically important to the holistic and comprehensive design of multifamily residential communities. Our in-house design team of architects, planners and landscape architects work together to develop solutions which combine the requirements of the building program with an understanding of the site and planning constraints. This integration of design disciplines results in projects that are not only distinctive and functional, but respond to the local context and conditions.


Recognizing the unique challenges large scale apartment and condominium communities present for the environment, the staff of SGN+A is well versed in sustainable design strategies appropriate for these type of projects. To create low impact, healthy, and sustainable communities through the integration of physical planning and design, our planners and landscape architects strive to develop site plans that preserve open space and provide innovative stormwater management solutions, while our architects strive to create indoor environments that maximize energy and water usage and utilize renewable materials.


SGN+A provides a complete range of services, including design, construction documents and construction observation, together with effective project management. Every project is directed by one of the firm’s principals, who remains involved in the project from the beginning of conceptual design through the completion of construction. This in-depth involvement provides the client with a single point of contact throughout the project and assists us in meeting the client’s operational and aesthetic requirements.


I have had the pleasure of working with the team at SGN+A for over 9 years. Murff, Jim, Brian and their team have delivered best in class design services. SGN+A is a unique firm, providing cutting edge design while delivering an entrepreneurial level of service. Their commitment to their client’s needs, has earned them long term customer loyalty. In addition to their design expertise and customer service, the individuals at SGN+A are pleasant to work with. They go out of their way to develop solid relationships with their clients.

We look forward to partnering with the SGN+A team for all of our future multifamily design needs.
— Lance S., The Sterling Group

Our team has worked with SGN+A for 15+ years on a variety of institutional quality multifamily developments from traditional garden apartments to high density wrap projects. They are a true team member in the development process, providing high quality and innovative design solutions with the ability to look at design and details from an owner’s perspective. From initial site planning through construction administration, the SGN+A team provides great design coupled with practical field and construction experience and knowledge. They are people I truly enjoy working with!
— Kelli L., City Scape Residential