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Newsmakers of the Year 2020 Award Graphic
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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.…

Celebrating Our Creativity
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A Culture of Creativity

For architects and designers, creativity comes with the job. Each day Bray team members work together to create innovative solutions to unique design challenges, delivering fresh perspectives on traditional, uninspired spaces. In honor of National Creativity Day on May 30, we want to take a moment to celebrate the creative individuals that drive our culture…

2020 INTERSECT Scholarship Graphic
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2020 INTERSECT Scholarship Awarded to Kalle Kutschera

Bray has awarded its 2020 INTERSECT Scholarship to Kalle Kutschera. Kalle is finishing up his first year as a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Master’s Student in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, with an expected graduation date of May 2021. After completing his undergraduate degree in engineering, Kalle was drawn to pursue his master’s…

Photo collage of Terry Berkovitz on a background of architectural drawings that reads, "Congratulations on your retirement"
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Thank you, Terry Berkovitz!

When one thinks of what it means to be loyal, the following may come to mind: dedicated, dependable and trustworthy. Here at Bray, a name comes to mind: Terry Berkovitz. Terry has been a Bray employee for over 45 years and has exemplified what loyalty means in every sense of the word. Dedicated: Terry has…

2020 Icon of Construction and Rising Young Professional Awards
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Matt Wolfert + Maria Welch Recognized by The Daily Reporter in 2020 Icon of Construction and Rising Young Professional Awards

We are proud to share that The Daily Reporter has recognized Matt Wolfert, President, and Maria Welch, Senior Project Specialist, in a 2020 Icon of Construction and a Rising Young Professional awards, respectively. The Rising Young Professionals and Icons of Construction awards recognize industry professionals who have demonstrated leadership, contributed to their community, and successfully…

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2019 Women In Construction Honoree: Agatha Vonderberg

It is with great enthusiasm and excitement that we are able to share The Daily Reporter has selected Agatha Vonderberg, AIA, NCARB, as a 2019 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…

Exterior of Neocon Building in Chicago
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NeoCon® 2017 Attended by Bray Interiors Team

Earlier this year, our interiors team attended NeoCon® 2017, North America’s largest commercial design trade show held annually at Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart. The trade show features the latest in innovative products and trends from hundreds of design companies across the world. From floor coverings, to textiles, wall coverings, and lighting, each exhibit offers something…

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Matt Wolfert Named Milwaukee Business Journal's 2015 40 Under 40

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Ryan Sands, Alan Wold and Kara Dembinski Join Bray Team

We’re so pleased to welcome the talents of Ryan, Alan and Kara. Ryan Sands is a Project Team Leader bringing over six years of experience to the team. Ryan and his family have relocated to Milwaukee from Chicago where Ryan was with the architecture firm of Holabird and Root. He has his BS Architectural Studies,…

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Steve Kuhnen Selected as National Juror for American School and University

Bray’s Director of Design and Principal Steve Kuhnen was selected as a juror for American School & University (ASU) magazine’s Educational Interiors Showcase 2014. For 30 years ASU has been bringing together the leading education administrators and architects to identify outstanding learning environments that can be used as examples for the next generation of education…

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Torch Passed from Bray Family to Matt Wolfert, Steve Kuhnen and Ronet Rodewald

The succession from previous owners, Lawrence C. Bray and Geoffrey J. Bray, AIA, to Matthew D. Wolfert, AIA, LEED AP, President; Stephen J. Kuhnen, AIA, Director of Design; and Ronet Rodewald, Director of Finance, is the culmination of a collaborative plan that has been in place for several years. “It’s an exciting time of growth…