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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…

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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…

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Celebrating Bray's 2021 Daily Reporter Features

There was a lot for Bray Architects to be proud of in 2021. Among our achievements were numerous features in the Daily Reporter, one of Wisconsin’s leading sources for construction news. Join us in taking a look back at the team members and projects we celebrated last year: Maria Welch, senior project specialist, is recognized…

A curved glass wall shows the school name and mascot in a renovated commons area at Butler Middle School in Waukesha
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Construction Wraps Up for School District of Waukesha Projects

If you’re familiar with the School District of Waukesha, you’ll have seen exciting changes to many of their facilities! The District is celebrating the completion of their latest set of facility improvement projects that were made possible by a successful referendum in November 2018. Bray, in partnership with Findorff construction, led the design and construction…

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Happy Holidays from Bray

We are honored and grateful to have an amazing network of team members, partners, clients, and neighbors who support our work and make every project we do meaningful. This holiday season, we hope you take a moment to feel our appreciation for the role you play with Bray.(Be sure to open the full graphic to…

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Get an 'Edge' with Sustainability

Spotlight on Forest Edge Elementary School The new Forest Edge Elementary School is an innovative K-6 school in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. As of September 2021, the building is net zero energy verified. It’s the first of its kind in Wisconsin, and the largest verified net zero school building in the United States. This state-of-the-art learning facility…