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Best Architects in Bellevue
2021

Why These Architects?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Bellevue Architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Baylis Architects

Baylis Architects has been providing architectural design services to the Pacific Northwest for more than four decades. The firm recently was named Best Architect by 425 Magazine and won the ABC Excellence in Construction Award for Mixed-Use Construction for their work on 525 at The Enclave.

Bellevue, WA 98004

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Bazán Architects

Founded in 1988 in Bellevue, Washington, Bazán Architects provides architectural design services for residential buildings; housing, hospitality, and healthcare facilities; and community service organizations across the Pacific Northwest. The firm's projects range from small remodels to a $15 million building complex.

Bellevue, WA 98004

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Chesmore Buck Architecture

Chesmore Buck Architecture is a design firm comprised of two Washington State-registered architects and a small staff. The firm provides design for new residential and remodel projects as well as commercial projects. The firm is dedicated to clearly communicating with their clients about the design process and solving problems as they arise.

Bellevue, WA 98004

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Grouparchitect

Founded in 2003 by Brian Palidar, Grouparchitect provides commercial and residential architectural services. The firm's work was featured in the 2015 NW Greenhome Tour and the 2011 Tour of Architects. The firm received "Best of Houzz" Awards in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Clients have praised Grouparchitect's founder for his genuine interest in their projects and vast knowledge and experience.

Seattle, WA 98109

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Kitchen&More

Specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, Kitchen&More provides Bellevue residents with Design-Build services that integrate both the architectural design and construction phases. Its designers visit a client's home and help them plan their remodel in detail. Then, Kitchen&More manages the ordering and installation of materials. The company's team has two decades of experience in both remodeling projects and new builds. It handles every step of a project, from obtaining permits and providing electrical and plumbing services, to installing fixtures and appliances.

13200 Northeast 20th Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

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Larsen Architect

Located in Bellevue, Washington, Larsen Architect provides commercial and residential design services in the Pacific Northwest. Founder Sven Larsen, AIA, Principal follows a design process that includes site evaluation and discovery, site/building design, and schematic plans/elevations.

Bellevue, WA 98004

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Merrick Lentz Architects

Located in Kirkland, Washington, Merrick Lentz Architects is a full-service architectural and planning firm. With six associates, their portfolio includes Grandview on the Lake in Chelan, Washington; a Tommy Bahama store in Sandestin, Florida; Union Gospel Mission Hope Place in Washington; and Alpine Lodge in Alaska.

Kirkland, WA 98034

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Milbrandt Architects

Based in Kirkland, Washington, Milbrandt Architects has been providing architectural design services for more than three decades. Principals Bob Weible and Rick Tolleshaug, with a team of six staff, specialize in residential architecture specifically single- and multi-family homes as well as office, warehouse, and clubhouse facilities.

Kirkland, WA 98033

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MZA

Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, MZA is an architectural design firm that focuses on projects in both the US and China. Founder, Ming Zhang, FAIA, has more than 30 years of experience and is licensed in more than 23 states. The firm has won numerous design awards and has worked with clients like Callison and MG2. MZA specializes in mixed-use, office, retail, hospitality, residential, and urban design.

Bellevue, WA 98004

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NAC Architecture

NAC Architecture is an award-winning architectural and consulting firm based in Seattle, Washington , with over 140 professionals and a more than 50-year history. The firm is a winner of six awards in 2016 alone, including four from the American Institute of Architects Spokane Chapter and Washington Council. They specialize in educational, civic/public, recreational, residential, and office buildings.

Seattle, WA 98121

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Olson Kundig

Based in Seattle, Washington, Olson Kundig is a design practice led by five owners with a staff of more than 140. Founded in 1966, the firm's work can be found across the globe and includes high-end homes (often for art collectors); academic, cultural, and civic buildings; museums; and places of worship. The firm is a winner of dozens of national and regional design awards from the American Institute of Architects.

Seattle, WA 98104

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Peter D. Swindley Architects & Interiors

Peter D. Swindley Architects & Interiors is an architectural and interior design firm located in Bellevue, Washington. Founded in 1976, the firm has more than 700 complete residential projects. The firm offers 3D computer modeling, contractor selection, contracts and permits, and materials and design details in addition to general design services. They work on both new construction and remodels and recently designed a new winery in Zillah, Washington.

Bellevue, WA 98004

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Thielsen Architects

David G. Thielsen, AIA, President and Principal Architect of Thielsen Architects, has more than 32 years of experience practicing architecture in the Pacific Northwest. His practice specializes in public, commercial, and custom residential architecture. Mr. Thielsen established the firm in 1991. The firm's work has been featured in Luxury Home Quarterly and Seattle Homes and Lifestyles and won awards from the Masonry Institute of Washington and the American Institute of Architects Nevada Chapter.

Kirkland, WA 98033

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