About Bryan Lindsey, Architect

Bryan Lindsey, Architect is an innovative architecture and design research firm based in Kailua Kona, Hawaii with over 21 years of professional practice.

Working throughout the United States, Bryan Lindsey has been responsible for the design of a wide variety of building types for a diverse range of clients. Projects vary in scale from costume furniture to large restaurants. The majority of the work and our passion is in residential and small scale commercial. BLA is compelled by the intense level of detail that can be achieved with working intimately with clients on small scale projects. Our focus is the exploration of materials and spaces with a commitment to the clients needs.

Our goal is to provide a design response that is appropriate to the context and to the client. We pride ourselves on not conforming to stylistic constraints, but the ability to explore and expose the essence of a project. We look forward to discussing and understanding the aspirations of our clients to achieve spectacular results.

Bryan Lindsey's interest in architecture began in his formative years while growing up in a rural developing community in western North Carolina. He cultivated his design skills while earning a bachelors degree at Virginia Tech. Starting his carrier with a well known Charleston residential design firm in 2001. Then on to San Francisco with a focus on retail architecture, followed by a return to Charleston, S.C. to expand his residential and restaurant experience. Most recently while living in Hawaii, Bryan has studied and practiced bamboo architecture with a local prefab home company. His most notable experiences come from travel. Traveling for 6 months through Europe on an intensive architecture program exposed him to classical and contemporary architecture. Following school, it was imperative to Bryan to understand the richness of the American vernacular. For nearly a year, Bryan explored and documented American architecture and landscapes. Prior to coming to Hawaii, He lived in Tokyo for 2 years. There he was saturated by ancient temple architecture and internationally renown contemporary architecture. This diverse experience is the seed of creativity for BLA.