Sports and Entertainment Projects

Sports and entertainment venues are regional destinations that can deliver benefits for visitors and local residents alike. Our experience in urban planning and public outreach allows us to produce the best return for our clients while balancing the needs of all stakeholders.

Sports and Entertainment Expertise

  • Casinos/Gaming
  • Sports Arenas
  • Sports Facilities
  • Performing Arts Centers
Peddie School Athletic Center

Peddie School Athletic Center

Project Type Services The Ian H. Graham Athletic Center was completed in 1975 and had reached its functional obsolescence in meeting both safety and competitive athletic standards. A $40 million renovation called for a new 35-meter pool and natatorium addition,...

Icahn Stadium

Icahn Stadium

Project Type Services The design for Icahn Stadium transforms the southwest quadrant of Randall’s Island into “an accessible, well-organized, and increasingly self-sustaining sports and recreation center for the children and families of New York City.” The 200-acre...

Studio Hillier LLC is an interdisciplinary design firm in Princeton New Jersey, co-founded in 2011 by Partners Barbara A. Hillier, AIA and J. Robert Hillier, FAIA, PP.


Together for more than thirty years, we form the backbone of a vibrant, growing, full service design studio that has the depth of experience and design talent to take on any challenge.


Studio Hillier is located in the heart of the historic Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood in Princeton, New Jersey and operates out of a converted machine shop and warehouse.

Our Proven Design Process



The process begins with spending time with our team where together we assemble inspiration images, conduct lifestyle interviews, define the premise of the project, and ultimately, discover a path to completion.



Our team will explore residential design solutions using 2D sketching, 3D modeling, and BIM technologies to develop a thoughtful and suitable scheme.



We collaborate with a group of engineers specialized in residential architecture to develop the construction documents necessary for permitting and construction. We make sure all the details and coordination proceed in a timely manner, and maintain the architectural and design integrity of the project.



We are partnering with the best construction experts in the area. We help you to choose a professional contractor and ensure a good working relationship.


Building permits

We are able to efficiently navigate the complex permitting process to get the project off the ground.