Bernbaum-Magadini Architects (BMA), founded in 1998 by Bruce Bernbaum and Patricia Magadini, is a Dallas firm with a team-based design approach. This approach inspires double the know-how, double the proficiency and double the inclusiveness.
The designs of Bernbaum-Magadini Architects possess a compositional integrity based on accuracy and innovation.
The staff at Bernbaum-Magadini Architects has the experience to handle projects of any size and complexity, along with the courage to recommend unusual solutions. The staff has a winning architectural philosophy that a successful building emerges gracefully from the integration of individualized needs and ultimate form, regardless of the structure’s function. These architectural talents bring an open mind to every project and take a teamwork approach, resulting in an impressive body of work.
Bruce earned a bachelor of architecture from the University of Arizona in 1979. His architectural projects range from small commercial, retail, industrial, multi-family and client based single family residential. Bruce serves on many charitable boards and has been involved with AIA educational committees and mentoring programs.
Patricia earned her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and then followed with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona in 1978. Patricia has experience on educational facilities; interior space planning for corporate clients, and large client based single family residential. Patricia was Co-founder of a statewide non-profit organization providing design services and technical experience to community development corporations and other organizations serving low-income communities.
Bob earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992. During his time in school, he studied in Europe for six months having been awarded the London/ Lugano Study Abroad Scholarship for demonstrating excellence in design. Working in several disciplines, Bob has been project architect/ lead designer on projects ranging from very large commercial, municipal (fire stations and recreation centers), historic preservation, prototype retail design, hospitality, and client based single family residential. Bob is active in the Dallas AIA chapter acting as committee chairman and has been a member of the AIA Leadership Team for several years.