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Kara Albrecht recognized as a 2022 Women in Construction Honoree

We’re excited to share that Kara Albrecht, Assoc. AIA, is named a 2022 Women in Construction honoree by The Daily Reporter! The Women in Construction awards recognize the top women in the industry who have outstanding achievements, leading the way for future women in their career paths. Throughout Kara’s eight years at the firm, she’s…

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Thank you, Fred Noble!

After 40 years in the industry, Fred Noble, construction administrator extraordinaire, is retiring. He is widely accepted within Wisconsin’s construction community as one of the best architectural on-site representatives. He has worked in the A/E/C industry for more than four decades, including 33 years with Bray. As the man behind the curtain, Fred makes sure…

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Technology and partnerships advance net zero buildings

Technology advances can get more buildings to net zero, and partnerships are key to their success Recent advances in green technology are fueling a drive for more buildings to get to net zero – a standard that means it’s producing enough energy to meet its own annual energy needs. It’s a concept that’s getting more…

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Kate Egan + Allison Mastel Earn ALEP Certification

In Wisconsin, only eight individuals have earned the Accredited Learning Environment Planner (ALEP) certification. Two of those are among Bray’s own: Allison Mastel and Kate Egan. A4LE, the accrediting body for ALEP, is a leader in educational design and draws international participation from not only architects, but also educational administrators, contractors, and a variety of…

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A new logo + website for Bray Architects

We are grateful for the connections we’ve created with hundreds of communities and thousands of individuals over the past 60 years. Bray is a growing firm with an unwavering focus on helping our clients. Our mission is to find solutions that shape your community for the better. We’re proud to unveil our new logo and…

Students select books from the stacks of the school library, which features a floor-to-ceiling windows that offer sweeping views of the nearby neighborhood
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West De Pere Intermediate School Wins Interior Design Award

The West De Pere Intermediate School received a bronze award in the K-12 education category at the 2022 Design Excellence Awards hosted by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Bray’s interior design team infused each learning area of this fifth- and sixth-grade school with engaging details. Colorful, trapezoid-shaped carpeting insets…

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Survey: Let us know how we're doing

Take the survey → We’d love to hear feedback about your experience with Bray. We’re always looking for ways we can better serve our clients, their communities, our partners, and more. Please take our brief, four-minute survey and let us know how we’re doing. Our firm strives to connect with the people we work with,…

Students select books from the stacks of the school library, which features a floor-to-ceiling windows that offer sweeping views of the nearby neighborhood
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West De Pere Intermediate School Honored as Top Project of 2021

We’re excited to announce that The Daily Reporter has selected West De Pere Intermediate School as a Top Project of 2021! This innovative school for fifth- and sixth-grade students advances our mission to design lasting solutions that shape lives and communities for the better. Bray looked to the city of De Pere’s layout to influence…

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At a glance: Bray 2021 Annual Report

In a year of change, Bray Architects continued to grow. Our focus on building trust with our clients led to creative and innovative solutions for the communities we served in 2021. At the same time, we helped navigate new challenges faced by school districts, local governments, and industry partners. Our 2021 Annual Report sketches out…

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Celebrating International Women's Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women In Construction Week, we’re proud to recognize the 33 talented women who share their passion and expertise at Bray every day!

An exterior view of Butler Middle School in the School District of Waukesha
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SDW Projects Featured in Waukesha Neighbors Magazine

We’re always excited for our clients when their projects receive recognition! The School District of Waukesha recently celebrated the completion of their latest facility improvement projects that were made possible by a successful referendum in November 2018. Waukesha Neighbors magazine is showcasing the work in their February 2022 issue. Click here to see the spread!…

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Thank you, Doug Skinner!

We’d like to extend a big thank you and congratulations to Doug Skinner on his retirement! Doug is hanging up his hat after a long and impactful career. He has spent most of adult life loving and practicing architecture, including six years at Bray as an architect and project leader. A few of Doug’s projects…