May, 2018

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Volunteering | Life-Saving

"It is vital to sustain the inhabitants of buildings and structures, at all times, and under all circumstances." - Roger Winston Bray, Architect, AIA, NCARB. Building professionals are mandated to perform to the best of their abilities, to protect those who interact with the buildings and structures they work upon. Read More

The Pan Pacific Auditorium

The Pan Pacific Auditorium and Movie Theater, was an important commission for the architectural firm of Welton Becket and Associates.  Chief Designers assigned to this project were William Pereira and William M. Bray who worked together on this project. The Movie Theater interior and exterior was designed by William M.Read More

Roger and Kristen Spayde Residence

At the top of a hill in Westlake Village, California, Roger Spayde, DDS, and his wife, Kristen Spayde, a noted Westlake Village realtor, decided to choose Bray Architects to design a large Mediterranean home for their family.  They wanted their home to be comfortable, interesting, with relatively care-free maintenance.  They brought toRead More

David Geffen Building – Electra-Asylum Records

Bray Architects creative studio and corporate offices in West Hollywood were bought by a young man who chose to commission Bray Architects to design his recording studio and corporate offices.  He discussed in exacting detail his vision and goals for his enterprise; wrote a check for the project; and leftRead More

Vons Supermarkets – Founder’s Family Home

The Vons Supermarkets entitled, "Von's Groceria", were started by the Von der Ahe family, with Will Von der Ahe being the driving force for the growth and success of the supermarket chain. The Vons supermarkets serve millions of people of all walks of life every day. Bray Architects was honoredRead More

The Research House

The Founder of Bray Architects, the late William M. Bray, Architect, AIA, NCARB, designed The 1961 Research House in Encino, California, winning many awards and great acclaim for its dramatic and practical, contemporary modern design.  The original residential home utilized state-of-the-art architectural products, materials, and systems.  The home is currentlyRead More

Residential Home of a News Magnate

A major News Magnate has purchased and is living in a Bray Architects home located in Brentwood, California.  The home was originally created without a specific owner in mind; yet, designed with flexibility and livability as core requirements.  The dramatic floor plan and variety of complimenting exterior and interior materialRead More

Dr. Walter Buckley Family Home

Dr. Walter Buckley, noted hand surgeon, and his family requested Bray Architects design a contemporary Santa Fe style home located in Westlake Village, North Ranch, California.  The 15,000 square foot home includes several bedroom suites; indoor country kitchen and dining area; outdoor country kitchen and dining area; sunken living andRead More

Firm News | Subdivisions

Both generations of Bray Architects leadership and teams have had the privilege and challenge of designing lower; middle; and upper income housing, throughout the United States and other countries since the company's beginning in 1949. Residential Subdivision Development: Total Building Units – 33,681 Total Subdivision Developments – 187

UCLA Football Coach – Terry Donahue Family Home

The UCLA Football coach, Terry Donahue was world-famous for his masterful insight into the game of football and the young men who play it.  Bray Architects had the opportunity to work with Terry and his family to design their home in Westlake Village, California.  They proved to be thoughtful, caring,Read More
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