About Tabor/Bruce

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Tabor/Bruce Architecture & Design is a full service professional architecture firm that was established in 1968 and has been providing assistance in design to clients throughout the Midwest, and currently licensed in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Florida and Montana. Our main objective is to provide our clients with affordable comprehensive architectural services through strength in design and integrity in practice. Our clients are our business partners. Our staff strongly believes that design is a collaborative process, uniquely expressive to the individual goals of each client, moreover; we strive for excellence in our process and seek to make great architecture affordable.

Why Us

We offer full service architectural design with small firm attention to detail and hands on attention and large firm expertise. Our work includes a full range of services from renovations and additions to existing structures to the planning and construction of new facilities. Tabor/Bruce Architecture & Design continues a 45 year tradition of excellence and precedent in design as part of the architectural history of southern Indiana. One of our greatest strengths is our enduring commitment to our clients; our firm is an investment for your anticipated project.

Green Design

We are a forward thinking firm with not only creative, cost effective design solutions; but environmentally conscientious designs as well. Tabor Bruce architects has been innovative in our leadership towards implementation of green (LEED) design. We have led the way in local green design. We truly believe in better energy efficient design and have firsthand experience in the savings and long term benefits of building green. We are the only local architecture firm owned by a LEED accredited professional.

Our Process

Our design process involves the client as part of the design team. Our philosophy is to act as a catalyst and guide for your ideas and needs. We are a flexible design firm in that we listen to your thoughts and elicit input. Our staff is committed to technical excellence and affordable service.

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Doug Bruce, Architect & President


Graduate-Ball State University College of Architecture & Planning

Licensed since 1999, Doug Bruce is a civic minded architect with participation in the following organizations:

  • Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission board member
  • Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce board member
  • Bloomington North Rotary Club
  • Graduate Leadership Bloomington class of 2001
  • Commission for Bloomington Downtown board member