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Our Background

Proudly rooted in the PNW since 1953

Founded in 1953 by architect Donald Burr, FAIA, BLRB Architects has evolved to become one of the Northwest's leading architecture firms. We are a firm of more than 60 professionals in Washington and Oregon, providing facility planning, programming, conceptual design, and complete architectural services for multiple project types, with an emphasis on projects for public use. Recognized for excellence by both peer groups and industry associations, our designs rest at the balanced intersection of aesthetics, functionality, durability and cost-efficiency.



Our clients recurrently praise the inclusive and collaborative nature of our project development process. We pride ourselves on being good listeners, experienced communicators and respectful project facilitators.



Our team includes some of the most experienced architects and construction professionals in the PNW. Throughout our firm, we are proud of the character, responsiveness, and integrity our staff brings to their work.



We're a diverse and creative team of professionals dedicated to innovative design. We are genuinely committed to our team members' success and are always on the lookout for the brightest and best to add to our ranks in Tacoma, Portland, Bend and Spokane.