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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…

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Bray Architects Design Marks Largest Net Zero Verified Education Project in U.S.

Forest Edge Elementary School in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, has become the largest net zero verified education project in the United States, serving as an example of what’s possible in making public architecture more sustainable

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Daily Reporter honors Ellen Del Vecchio + Stephanie Vierling as 2021 Newsmakers

We're thrilled that The Daily Reporter honored Bray team members Ellen Del Vecchio and Stephanie Vierling as 2021 Newsmakers of the Year.

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Top projects, x5: Daily Reporter honors Bray’s work for 2020

Our firm doesn’t work on education architecture projects for the awards, but you have to admit – earning a little hardware doesn’t hurt. On Sept. 29, Bray was recognized by the Daily Reporter for our role in five of its Top Projects of 2020. That means Bray had a hand in nearly one in ten…

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Kate Egan Named 2021 Women in Construction Honoree by the Daily Reporter

We’re excited to share that the Daily Reporter has selected Kate Egan, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, EDAC as a 2021 Women in Construction honoree! The Women in Construction awards recognize the outstanding achievements of top women in the industry and those who, through their success, have paved the way for the success of other women in the field.…

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Firm Growth Fuels New Hires and Promotions

MILWAUKEE, Thursday, June 24, 2021 – Bray Architects announced on Thursday two key new hires and four recent promotions in support of its continued growth as a leading full-service firm in planning, architecture, interior design and community engagement across the Midwest. Bray recently hired Karina Henderson as its director of marketing and Lisa Maloney as client communication…

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The Salvation Army of Oshkosh Groundbreaking Ceremony

We were excited to join The Salvation Army of Oshkosh, WI, as they hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, June 3, 2021, to commence the organization’s Community Center addition and renovation project. One particular focus of The Salvation Army is providing food to the community, helping nourish the body, in addition to the soul and…

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Bray Architects Project Achieves Historic Preservation Certification in Iowa

Owners of the historic Phillip Worley House and Hibernia Hall recently completed the three-part federal approval process through the Iowa State Historic Preservation Office and the National Park Service Historic Preservation Tax Credit program to rehabilitate the three-part structure for modern-day use. Comprised of three different structures (Livery Stables, Worley House, and Hibernia Hall), the…

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Allison Mastel + Fred Noble Recognized by The Daily Reporter in 2021 Icon of Construction and Rising Young Professional Awards

We are proud to share that The Daily Reporter has recognized Allison Mastel, Architect, and Fred Noble, Construction Administration Representative, as Rising Young Professional and an Icon of Construction, respectively. The Rising Young Professionals and Icons of Construction awards recognize individuals in architecture, construction, engineering, and design who have demonstrated leadership, contributed to their community,…

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Mount Horeb Public Safety Building Wins Silver Firehouse 2020 Station Design Awards

We are excited to share that the Mount Horeb Public Safety Building has won the Silver Award for Shared Facilities in the Firehouse 2020 Station Design Awards. In efforts to reduce cost and waste and to connect the local public safety departments, this new, state-of-the-art facility unites the Mount Horeb Area Joint Fire Department and…

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Newsmakers of the Year Recognizes Bray Architects

Architect of the Year We are honored to be one of two firms to be named “Architect of the Year” in the 2020 Newsmakers of the Year Awards by the Daily Reporter. We have been recognized for our client-centered approach to design and our continued commitment to and excellence in K-12 design across the state.…