Hilliard Architects is a small, woman-owned technical architecture firm specializing in Healthcare/Laboratory design, access compliance (ADA), and code consulting.


Healthcare Design / Technical Architects

We specialize in technical projects that demand precision and attention to detail. We have decades of experience working within the patient care environment and adhering to HCAI regulations.

Functional Design Experts

We specialize in designing for functionality and efficiency, offering services such as window replacements, roof studies, thorough exterior inspections, and the replacement of critical systems like AHUs and chillers, which some architects may not handle.

CASp Accessibility and Compliance

Mike Hilliard is a Certified Access Specialist who excels in navigating the complex terrain of ADA requirements and compliance. If you have ADA-related puzzles to solve, he's the expert you need.


  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), U.S. Small Business Administration
  • California Small Business (SB), Department of General Services
  • Local Impact Area Business Enterprise (LIABE), Port of Oakland
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Port of Oakland
  • Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE), City of Oakland
  • Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE), Alameda Co. Transportation Commission 
  • Small Local Emerging Business (SLEB), Alameda County


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