Senior Civil Engineer Toby Michaud Joins WBRC

Senior Civil Engineer Toby Michaud Joins WBRC

Toby Michaud is a Licensed Professional Engineer with almost two decades of experience in multiple engineering disciplines. As a Senior Civil Engineer at WBRC, he will focus on site development, site design, stormwater management, permitting, and overseeing bidding and construction. “We are thrilled to have someone with Toby’s skills and experience join us,” says Rob… Read more »

WBRC Gets a New Name, Logo, and Brand Identity

WBRC Gets a New Name, Logo, and Brand Identity

  WBRC Brand Refresh Legacy A/E firm WBRC gets a new name, logo, and brand identity – just in time for its 120th anniversary. “Less is more.” This oft-quoted design adage helped inspire WBRC Architects Engineers to rebrand and shorten its name to WBRC. WBRC was founded in Bangor, Maine in 1902 as a two-person… Read more »

Interior Designer Ariana Melzer Joins WBRC

Interior Designer Ariana Melzer Joins WBRC

Interior Designer Ariana Melzer has joined WBRC Architects Engineers. “Ariana Melzer is well-known in Maine for her design excellence and involvement in the A/E profession,” says Doug Whitney, WBRC’s CEO. “She is a highly-skilled professional with signature projects at schools, universities, and medical facilities throughout the region. We look forward to her creative and technical… Read more »

New Year, New Look

New Year, New Look

Thankful for 2021 . . . Excited about 2022 The creative resiliency shown by our clients, team, and project partners this year has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. We’ve cheered as high-functioning new buildings and renovations have opened. We’ve had the honor of leading the design of major projects which will improve lives for generations… Read more »

Michael Guethle, P.E., to Lead WBRC’s Civil Engineer Department

Michael Guethle, P.E., to Lead WBRC’s Civil Engineer Department

WBRC is pleased to welcome Civil Engineer Michael Guethle, P.E., to the firm. Michael will lead WBRC’s Civil Engineer Department and serve clients in the firm’s education, healthcare, civic, and commercial sectors. Michael Guethle is an experienced professional specializing in site design, stormwater management, linear utilities, environmental permitting, and urban development. He has served most… Read more »

WBRC Welcomes Architect Brandan Smith to the Team

WBRC Welcomes Architect Brandan Smith to the Team

WBRC is pleased to welcome Architect Brandan Smith, AIA to the firm. Brandan worked with WBRC as a Project Designer before his move to Missouri in 2016. He has returned to WBRC as a fully licensed architect and the team is glad to have him back. Brandan will be drawing from his previous healthcare design… Read more »

Jocelyn Boothe is WBRC’s Newest Principal

Jocelyn Boothe is WBRC’s Newest Principal

WBRC is pleased to announce that Architect Jocelyn Boothe, AIA, NCARB, has been unanimously elected as a Principal Shareholder of the Corporation. “All of us on the ownership team are very pleased that Jocelyn Boothe has joined us at the table as a principal,” says WBRC CEO Doug Whitney, AIA. “Jocelyn is one of the… Read more »

South Portland Middle School Groundbreaking Ceremony

South Portland Middle School Groundbreaking Ceremony

 Construction is now underway for the new South Portland Middle School. Future students were first to break ground on this innovative, two-schools-in-one facility. Local and state leaders expressed gratitude for the tremendous effort that made this project possible. The new grades 5-8 school gives students and teachers a flexible learning space that meets today’s… Read more »

Island of Learning

Island of Learning

Written by WBRC CEO Doug Whitney, AIA Indian Island School, completed in 1986, was the first of many K-12 school projects over my career. Architects Mike Czarnecki and Alan Baldwin were the WBRC Principals-in-Charge for the project. Mike, Alan, and I worked together with a building committee to design this distinctive school, one that is… Read more »

Home Sweet McHome

Home Sweet McHome

Written by WBRC CEO Doug Whitney, AIA Completed in 1983, Ronald McDonald House in Bangor provides parents a place to stay when their children are being treated at local hospitals. It is located on State Street, so guests can see Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in the distance when staying here and walk over… Read more »