WBRC is a company of 50+ professionals dedicated to quality design and exemplary client service. WBRC has an extensive design portfolio dating back to 1902, with many of its early commissions still in use today.

Client Focused, Quality Driven

WBRC Inc. serves clients in Maine, New England, and across the country on new construction and complex renovation projects. Our end products are high-quality buildings and improved campuses. Our mission is to improve the lives and futures of our clients and those they serve.

WBRC was founded in 1902 in Bangor, Maine. The firm now employs 50+ people in multiple states. Our team includes licensed architects, engineers (civil, structural, mechanical and electrical), interior designers, landscape architects, and support staff. We focus on four sectors: healthcare, education, civic, and commercial.

For every project, WBRC professionals actively engage clients, stakeholders, and consulting partners in order to provide customized solutions that stand the test of time.

Quality, communication, an excellent work ethic — it all matters. In all our work at WBRC, we strive to:

  • Exceed our clients’ goals;
  • Anticipate the future while honoring the past;
  • Continually improve our knowledge, skills, and the quality of our insight;
  • Use our skills to facilitate human well-being, economic vitality, and careful stewardship of the earth’s resources.

Selected Awards

AIA NE Emerging Professionals Friendly Firm
WBRC Architects Engineers, 2019
Awarded by AIA New England

Maine Preservation Honor Award
Hartford Fire Station, 2019

Firehouse Station Design Award
Hartford Fire Station, Silver Award, 2019

American School & University Portfolio
UMaine Cooperative Extension Diagnostic & Research Laboratory, 2019

F.I.E.R.O. Station Design Symposium
Hartford Fire Station, Gold Award, 2019

1st Place, Bramhall Square Ideas Competition
WBRC Architects Engineers, 2018

MEREDA Top 10 Notable Project
Aura, 2018

AIA NE Emerging Professionals Friendly Firm
WBRC Architects Engineers, 2019
Awarded by AIA New England

MEREDA Top 10 Notable Project
Sebasticook River Senior Apartments, 2017

Aurora Gold Award
R.E. Crawford Headquarters, 2017



Sustainable For ME Awards
Cross Insurance Arena, Honor Award, 2015
Ocean Avenue Elementary School, Merit Award, 2015

Maine Preservation Honor Award
Eastport Post Office, 2015

AIA Maine Merit Award
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, 2014

R&D Lab of the Year, Honorable Mention
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, 2014

CSI Maine President’s Award
WBRC Architects Engineers, 2014

Business of the Year
WBRC Architects Engineers, 2013
Awarded by Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Outstanding Design, Learning By Design Award
Hampden Academy, 2013

CSI Excellence in Project Delivery
Cross Insurance Center Team, 2013

Learning by Design Honorable Mention 
Ocean Avenue Elementary School, 2012

Maine Preservation Honor Award
Coburn Hall, University of Maine, 2011

NH AIA Integrated Design/Delivery Award
Hannaford Supermarket, 2010



Where Our Clients Take Us

While most of our work is focused in Maine, Florida, and New England, some clients need us to manage projects across the U.S. and Canada. We have team members licensed in over half the U.S. and are ready to go “where our clients take us.” This map shows the states and provinces where WBRC has served clients.


Portland, Maine Office