BSA Lifestructures Welcomes New Engineering Leadership to St. Louis Office


BSA LifeStructures (BSA), a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm, announced today that it is expanding its leadership team, hiring Theodore (Ted) L. Zemper, PE, LEED AP, as director of engineering for their St. Louis office.

“Since joining the St. Louis office of BSA, Ted has demonstrated a strong initiative in leading our engineering group and earning the respect of his colleagues,” says St. Louis Regional Director Ryan King. “We are excited for Ted to continue our firm’s mission in providing excellent, hands-on service and inspired solutions to our clients.”

A registered professional engineer, Ted brings 23 years of experience in the architecture and engineering industry with emphasis in the health, science and education markets. As a previous manager of an electrical engineering group, Ted thrives on developing long-lasting partnerships with clients and enjoys rolling up his sleeves with them to ensure positive outcomes, not only for their organizations but the betterment of their patients, students, and researchers.
He holds a B.S. in Architectural Engineering from the University of Colorado and is also a LEED Accredited Professional. Ted is an active member in the industry and is affiliated with the Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois (EBMI) and Missouri Society of Healthcare Engineering (MOSHE) organizations.

“I was taught that success happens when you find something that you love to do, and you do as much of it as possible. In my life and career this has proven true,” said Zemper. “At BSA LifeStructures, our commitment to building trusting relationships with clients centered in the healing, learning and discovery markets and to creating inspired solutions that improve lives aligns perfectly with my passions and values. BSA’s process to holistically evaluate a problem from both architectural and engineering vantage points equally is unique and is an attribute of a truly integrated A/E practice. I am humbled by the talent that surrounds me and am fortunate to have the opportunity to lead our St. Louis engineering practice. I am excited about our future and look forward to continued success.”

BSA LifeStructures, a national, integrated design firm, creates inspired solutions that improve lives. BSA provides architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning services for spaces that support and enhance healing, learning, and discovery – facilities known as LifeStructures. Learn more at


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