Firm Profile

Bumgardner is committed to design excellence.

Celebrating the science and art of architecture with creative solutions that are both innovative and well grounded.

Bumgardner creates work of enduring value.


The Projects

Bumgardner is a nationally recognized, award-winning, design firm that thrives on designing all of the built elements that make great communities.

Bumgardner takes an innovative yet contextual approach to design, creating people-oriented places and spaces infused with vitality.  Past projects range from streetscapes to highrises and include:

  • Single family homes
  • Community Centers
  • Multifamily Housing
  • Clubs, Bars, Restaurants
  • Mixed-use Buildings
  • Hotels
  • Offices
  • Adaptive Re-use
  • Retail
  • Historic Preservation

The firm believes in mixed-income communities, and has designed high-end market rate housing, affordable housing, subsidized housing, and special needs housing.

Sustainability has been a significant component of the firm’s design ethic since well before the term became fashionable, completing the first urban mixed-use project in Seattle to feature a green roof.


The Services

Bumgardner provides comprehensive design services including:

  • Building Evaluation Studies
  • Feasibility studies
  • Master Planning
  • Architectural Design
  • Interior Design
  • Graphic Design

The Culture

At Bumgardner we believe in working hard and playing hard. We strive to create a fun, inspiring workplace that thrives on individuality and supports and encourages new challenges and responsibilities.

We believe collaboration is the best way to accomplish individual, client and firm goals and are committed to quality and creative solutions.

On Friday afternoons you can find us continuing Bumgardner’s tradition of camaraderie, local beer and air-popped popcorn. We enjoy a friendly (or competitive!) match of ping-pong with one another, our clients and our friends on our ping-pong conference table.


The Firm

The firm is lead by three principals: Mark D Simpson, AIA, Guy Peckham, AIA, LEED, Kay Fleenor, ASID, and an associate Nicholas Simpson.