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Your Passionate Client-Centered Design Partner

An award-winning Baltimore area firm, Penza Bailey Architects (PBA), established in 1981, provides architectural design, interior architecture, and planning services for private and public clients of all sizes. PBA collaborates with clients and community to create great spaces and places that are contextually appropriate, universally accessible, environmentally responsible, and financially viable.

Our firm's private expertise includes custom residential, featuring specialization in new design, addition/transformation, waterfront, and historic. Our commercial and institutional work features community, education, justice, workplace, and retail spaces. Additionally, we are experts in Americans with Disabilities (ADA) compliance, which requires a very thoughtful and precise level of attention and detail.

Our professional team members possess exceptional depth in each of the critical areas of design and project delivery - from program and site development through construction administration. We have a broad experience in implementing a wide variety of building types and technologies, and are committed to a strong continuing educational program, which keeps everyone abreast with ongoing updates in code, technology, materials, and products.

GREAT BUILDINGS.
SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS.
LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS.

That's what were about.
And, that's why our team focuses on close collaboration with clients and the community.

Penza Bailey Architects is led and staffed by seasoned professionals who understand complex building technologies and who share a vision for the shape of tomorrow. Meet the team

MEET THE TEAM

OUR
PEOPLE

Daniel L. Bailey, AIA
PRINCIPAL
Jeffrey A. Penza, AIA
LEED AP
PRINCIPAL
Laura Thul Penza, AIA,
LEED AP BD+C
PRINCIPAL

AFFILIATIONS

PBA supports the following Industry Associations & Non-Profit Organizations:

HONORS + PUBLICATIONS

10.18
BBJ RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

Jeffrey Penza discusses residential design trends in the Baltimore Business Journal recent article, "Designing your dream home? Here's what's in, what's out." Penza says luxury items such as pool houses, outdoor kitchens and outdoor fireplaces are still popular requests.

"Designing your dream home? Here's what's in, what's out." (subscription needed for access)

04.18
BALTIMORE STYLE

Jeffrey Penza is featured in Baltimore Style's recent article "In the Open," that describes the redesign of a 1980s Maryland home and the challenges he faced in an outdated space. The feature can be found in the April 2018 print magazine and online in the Home & Garden section.

Baltimore Style "In the Open"

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04.18
BCE'S THE EXCHANGE

In the April edition of The Exchange by Building Congress & Exchange, Laura Thul Penza, AIA shares advice on the importance of acoustical considerations in design.

Read Sound Management from The Exchange.

12.17
METRO ARCHITECT

Penza Bailey Architects was featured in the Fall 2017 issue of Metro Architect, "The Value of Giving Back, One Project at a Time." The article celebrates PBA's 36 years of compassionate client-centered design and continued outreach and service to the community.

Metro Architect Fall 2017  (see page 21)

CAREERS AT PENZA BAILEY ARCHITECTS


Join Our Team of Creative Professionals

Penza Bailey Architects is seeking several staff positions, including Intern Architects, Project Architects, and Project Managers, to complement our growing practice. Applicants must have an architectural degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 2+ years of experience, have a good sense of design and detailing, and must be highly proficient with Revit. We offer unlimited opportunities for growth for motivated individuals willing to take on responsibility on a wide variety of project types.

The firm proactively engages in community volunteerism and professional development programs sponsored by recognized local and national advocates for the built environment. Exceptional benefits include mentor pairing, license exam support, access to all stages of the architectural process including construction administration, and a robust insurance/401K package including profit sharing.

Join a solid team of energetic, talented professionals in an urban industrial studio located in Baltimore, one mile south of Belvedere Square and the historic Senator Theatre, and within walking distance of Loyola College and the College of Notre Dame.



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