BR&P: Then & Now


A lot has happened since 1978, the year BR&P was founded. Soon we’ll be celebrating our 38th birthday, and that’s a great occasion to take a look back and compare life in the 1970’s to now. BR&P Then & Now: In 1978, the world flocked to the theaters to watch Saturday Night Fever, Animal House, […]

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Why Architecture?


Discover why Intern Architect, Brittany Layton, and Architect, Chris Swan, chose architecture as a career! This week, we celebrated ArchWeek16 (April 10-16)! Architecture  Week, which is hosted by the American Institute of Architects, is an effort to increase the public’s awareness of the role architects play in the positive change of our communities, and to promote […]

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Two Downtown Hotels Ready for Business


The BR&P designed Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Holland, MI is open for business! The five-story, 140-room hotel opened on February 25, and has amenities including two restaurants, Big E’s and The Bistro, an indoor/outdoor hot tub, an indoor pool, open common spaces, and a fitness room. The hotel was designed with the modern day […]

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Building for a Cause: Architects Out of the Office


BR&P Intern Architect Brittany Layton recently traveled to the west African nation Burkina Faso on behalf of For Burkina, an organization that designed a school to be built in the rural village of Mourpougo. Layton, who co-founded the non-profit, collaborated with the organization buildOn and the Ministry of Education to build a structure that would […]

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Health Centers to Hotels and Everything In Between


This month most people think about food, football, and family. While we love all those things, another word that comes to mind is gratitude. At BR&P, we are extremely thankful for our clients and those who help to turn our design work into reality. As the year is winding down, and the holidays are rapidly approaching, […]

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What’s In A Name: Not Your Typical “Intern”


What takes almost five years, involves working in an architectural firm, studying for and passing seven tests, and gathering community service hours and continuing education credits? If you guessed an architecture license you’d be correct! An entry-level individual who has graduated with a Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree is someone who hasn’t been licensed […]

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Architect Spotlight: Nate & Nicole


Get to know Nate and Nicole, both intern architects at Butler, Rosenbury & Partners. Learn why they chose to work in a medium-sized firm and why they think Springfield is great! Like what you see? BR&P can provide a great place to work, and we are currently looking for team members. Ideal candidate will have up […]

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Springfield: Enjoy The Life You Want


What does a low cost of living, energetic community for young adults, and a high quality of life all have in common?  You can find all of that right here in Springfield, MO. Check out this video created by that highlights the great features that Springfield has to offer. BR&P can provide a great place to […]

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Hotel Development on the Rise: More Beds, More People, More Spending!


You may be noticing evidence of construction wherever you look, a tell-tale sign of an improving economy. One industry benefiting significantly from the recovery is lodging and hospitality. The number of US hotel rooms hit an all-time high in June when more than five million were available, and construction of hotel rooms increased 20% compared […]

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Architecture Spotlight: Kate Stockton


Meet Kate, one of BR&P’s Intern Architects. From the time she was young, Kate always wanted to be in architecture. One of her first projects was building and decorating a four foot tall Barbie house with her dad. Since then, she’s been interested in LEED and community design, even completing a fellowship where she worked […]

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