We are listeners, facilitators, collaborators, and creative problem-solvers.

At brwarchitects, architecture tells the unique story of each client, congregation, or neighborhood. Whether urban lofts, historic renovation, or a Master Planning process, our design process is collaborative, flexible, and committed to creative, personalized solutions.

Bruce Wardell, AIA, IFRAA

Principal
Kurt Keesecker, AIA
Senior Associate
David Timmerman, AIA
Project Architect
Isaac Miller
Associate
Whitney McDermott
Associate
Gerardo Hernandez
Associate
Karim Habbab
Associate
Leigh Miller
Associate
Cole Wardell
Office and Marketing Manager
Bethany Pritchard
BIM/IT Manager

Awards

2013 Earthcraft Virginia Sustainable Leadership Award
(for The Crossings at 4th and Preston SRO housing)

2012 Honor Award for Design Excellence
Central Virginia AIA
(for The Crossings at 4th and Preston SRO housing)

2011 Eldon Fields Wood Design Professional of the Year
City of Charlottesville

2011 Annual Planning Award – Outstanding Sustainable Development
City of Charlottesville
(for “The Crossings at 4th and Preston” Single Resident Occupancy Housing)

2008 Annual Planning Award – Outstanding Sustainable Development
City of Charlottesville
(for Arch’s Frozen Yogurt)

2006 Design Excellence Award for Historic Preservation
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society AIA
(for Hospice House)

2006 Honor Award for Design Excellence
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society AIA
(for Belmont Lofts)

2005 Honor Award for Design Excellence
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society AIA
(for Grace Episcopal Parish Hall)

2005 Herman Key, Jr. Access to the Disabled Award
City of Charlottesville
(for Belmont Lofts)

2005 Preservation Award for Historic Building Rehabilitation
City of Charlottesville
(for Hospice House)

2004 Honor Award for Design Excellence
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society Society AIA
(for St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall)

2004 Certificate of Honor for Excellence in Architecture
Virginia Society AIA
(for St Francis of Assisi Parish Hall)

2003 Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence and Commitment to Community
Virginia Society AIA

2002 Merit Award for Design Excellence
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society AIA
(for Market Street Parking Garage Facade Renovation)

2002 Annual Planning Award for Outstanding Plan of Development
City of Charlottesville
(for Belmont Lofts)

2001 Competition Winner: CSX Urban Housing and Brownfield Redevelopment
City of Charlottesville, Belmont Neighborhood Association
(in collaboration with Stonehaus Development Company)

2001 Competition Winner: The Covenant School New Upper Campus
The Covenant School
(in collaboration with Boney Architects – Raleigh, NC)

1999 Community Service Award
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society AIA

1998 Excellence in Architecture
Central Virginia Chapter of Virginia Society AIA
(for Temple Beth Israel)

1996 Preservation Honor Award
Alliance for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities — Thomas Jefferson District
(for Temple Beth Israel)

1996 Excellence in Masonry Design — Ecclesiastical/Institutional Work
Virginia Masonry Council
(for Temple Beth Israel)

1994 Honor Award
Virginia Society AIA
(for ‘Tower for Two Boys’)

Jobs

There are no open positions at this time.