Hiland Hall Turner is founder and Principal of Hiland Hall Turner Associates Architects, P.A. (HHTA), and is a graduate of Cornell University. His understanding and appreciation of modern and classical architecture developed and nurtured during his tenure at Cornell have had a lasting and profound effect on his philosophy. He remains dedicated to the to the time-honored principles of architecture, drawing inspiration from an age when architecture and art were universally esteemed.
Mr. Turner's residential commissions over the last 20 years encompass a wide geographic area, each a testimony of achievement in traditional design and modern living in response to varied environments and indigenous forms and images. His designs respond to the lifestyles embraced by his clients and search for a meaningful response to both the environment and the experiences of his clients. These influences provide the essence for the timelessness his designs achieve.
His insistence on excellence in execution provides the reality for his belief that truly excellent design provides pragmatic solutions to today's lifestyle issues while creating works of lasting quality and beauty. His belief that creation is the art of seeing the invisible, where past, present and future are eternally present, allows for modern lifestyles to be embroidered with traditionally inspired forms are self evident in many of his projects.
Nationally recognized, his work has been featured in local and national publications, and honored by local and state chapters of the American Institute of Architects. Mr. Turner is a member of The American Institute of Architects, The New Jersey Society of Architects, The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, The National Green Council, and the National Historic Trust. Mr. Turner sits on the Board of Directors for the Park McCullough House in Bennington, Vermont.
Hiland Hall Turner Architects is an architectural office committed to the belief that architecture is profoundly capable of enhancing the quality of our daily experiences. Our work consists of identifiable architectural elements including color, texture, scale, form, proportion, light, sound, context, detail and history, which ultimately become the building blocks of beauty.
The well designed and built home from inside and out will endure for well after we are gone and why we strive to create beautiful buildings that are, practical and an inspiration to all who use and admire them.