Events lobby at Vel Phillips Middle School featuring the reclaimed wood wall with monitors and flexible furniture.

Connecting by design

Bray Architects is a trusted and innovative leader in educational and civic design. We listen first, then use our knowledge and creativity to guide you through every step of your project.  

Cafeteria with vaulted, intricate ceilings, connected to collaboration spaces and a learning stair

who we are

partnership + trust

We believe in the power of great design to shape lives and communities for the better. We connect with our clients – from school districts to city leaders – and help create lasting solutions. 


When we finish a project, it’s not ours – it’s yours. We’ll work closely with you to find the most thoughtful, adaptable, community-centered solutions to fit your timeline and budget.

our practice

Your partner every step of the way 

Team members working collaboratively

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Everything we achieve, we do together. Our employee-owned firm is built on trust and driven to make connections. We’re looking for team members who want to stretch their creativity, grow their career, and serve as partners with our clients.

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No question is too big – or too small – for our team. We’ve been helping communities inspire and grow since 1962, and we’d love to partner with you as you build your community’s future.