Hal sadler


As Chairman of the Board at Tucker Sadler, Hal has over 49 years experience of leadership in architectural design. He has supervised the planning, programming, design for numerous educational facilities, award winning residences, office buildings, medical, and recreational facilities. Many of these are San Diego landmarks, such as renovation of the historic U.S. Grant Hotel located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, the regional headquarters building for Union Bank, Security Pacific National Bank and Bank of America in downtown San Diego. Educational facility designs have included the School of Business and School of Nursing at the University of San Diego; the Paul Harter Veterinarian Clinic at the San Diego Wild Animal Park; the Elmer Otto Education Center at the San Diego Zoo; the and the Master Plan and Medical & Clinical Teaching Facility for the University of California, San Diego. Additional major projects he has designed include the Metropolitan Correctional Center, Children's Hospital & Health Center's Jean Hahn Surgical Pavilion, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences at Scripps Institute, the Anderson Outpatient Clinic for Scripps Hospital, County of San Diego South Bay Regional Center and Expansion of the San Diego Convention Center. Hal was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 1976 and in 1983 the California Council of the American Institute of Architects. presented him their Public Service Award. Hal is the recipient of the American Institute of Architecture Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lamba Alpha Crystal Globe Award for Lifetime Achievement. In addition to his leadership in design, he has enjoyed community service by assisting the following organizations. Hal recently resigned as Chair of the Centre City Development Corporation's (CCDC) Board of Directors which facilitates the redevelopment of our downtown and provides the planning for the future growth of the City of San Diego.

Bachelor of Architecture,
Arizona State University,

Master of Architecture,
University of Southern
California, 1955

California, 1958 / Architect
Arizona, 1959 / Architect

American Institute of Architects, Fellow (FAIA)
California A.I.A. Council, Past Board Member
American Institute of Architects (AIA), San Diego Chapter, Past President
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)