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Fawley Bryant provides a comprehensive strategy to architecture and project development. The strategy,
called think, provides Architecture, Interior Design, Planning, Project Development, Strategic Consulting
and Sustainability services. We bring together an integrated approach to any project from initial
stages of development, through the architectural design process, to construction.

Community Partners/Affiliations

AIA U.S. Green Building Council Member ASID Manatee Chamber of Commerce Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Sarasota County Economic Development Corporation 

Awards & Recognition

2013 Sustainable Florida Best Practice Award

Non Profit Category

Manatee Chamber, Sustainable Manatee Certification Program

2013 FPZA Design Excellence Award

McKechnie Field Redevelopment

2010 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Green Business Certification

Professional Level

2009 Citizens' Master Plan Design Award

Team Punta Gorda

Herald Court Centre

2008 FEFPA Architectural Showcase

First Place

Cypress Palm Middle School Prototype

2005 PCI Design Award

Special Winner

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

2004 FEFPA Architectural Showcase

First Place

McIntosh Middle School

2004 Best of K-12 Public Schools

Award of Merit

R. Dan Nolan Middle School

2000 SMART School


Electa Arcott Lee Middle School and Lincoln Memorial Middle School

News & Announcements

Young and hungry

Friday, February 28, 2014

Rick Fawley and Mike Bryant are the wise greybeards of the architecture firm they founded 20 years ago, but they leave the office when they want the young’uns to really learn something. That happens every Friday. Fawley and Bryant, principals behind Lakewood Ranch-based Fawley|Bryant, have lunch catered that day. Then they take off so the staff of 18, including seven employees who joined the firm in the last year, can connect with each other. The employees talk about work, current projects and personal lives. “The irony of the firm growing older is the staff has really never been younger,” says Bryant. “I think the staff is the best it’s ever been.”

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Manatee architecture firm is growing

Monday, February 24, 2014

When Rick Fawley moved from Vermont to Bradenton in 1983 to open an architectural firm, he saw these calling cards of Florida architecture everywhere. It wasn't much to look at, especially since most of the buildings going up at the time were vacation homes, low-slung retail stores and strip malls.

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Rick Fawley Named Suncoast Leader of the Month by Living on the Suncoast Magazine

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The January Suncoast Leader of the Month is Rick Fawley, AIA, NCARB, President, Principal of Fawley Bryant.

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Darwin's Brewery tanks delivered, eyeing March Opening

Thursday, January 30, 2014

A week after one brewery opened in Bradenton, another one is taking shape.Darwin's Brewery, 803 17th Ave. W., received a truckload of key beer-making equipment Wednesday morning that will help put the microbrewery on schedule to open during the last week in March."It's the heart of the brewery," owner and chef Darwin Santa Maria said, smiling at the tanks readying to be lifted into the building.The truck's delivery included the brewhouse, keg washer and a glycol pump that helps keep the beer cold in the 6,000-square-foot warehouse -- all key equipment for brewing.The former Bradenton Press building is being remodeled with high ceilings for the 15-tank system, a tasting room, lab room for the brewmaster, and side garage doors that open up to the beer garden with a stage for bands on the east side. Fawley Bryant Architects designed the building.

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Sports Feed Growth at Fawley Bryant

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Whether it’s a baseball stadium in downtown Bradenton, a BMX track in Sarasota or a rowing facility at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, architecture firm Fawley Bryant has played a critical role in designing many of Southwest Florida's sporting venues. As the firm approaches its 20-yearanniversary this year, principals for the firm say sports is only playing a greater role, both for the company and the community as a whole.

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Fawley Selected as AIA Florida 2013 Citizen Architect

Monday, January 20, 2014

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) recognized Richard W. Fawley, AIA, NCARB along with 31 additional individuals as the 2013 AIA Florida Class of Citizen Architects.

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