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    Our History

    Tabor/Bruce Architecture & Design has been designing a part of the architectural heritage of Bloomington and southern Indiana for over 41 years. The firm was first established as Haynes/Tabor & Associates in 1967 and provided comprehensive architectural services for numerous Government, offices, schools, apartments, manufacturing, retail, religious facilities, restaurants, banking and residential projects; Now in addition to our license to practice in Indiana, we are licensed to practice architecture in Illinois, Ohio, Florida and Montana.

    Today, we still maintain our close personal attention to each client and we have continued to provide our existing clients with the quality service they have come to expect. At the same time we have reached out and gained new clients through hard work, professionalism and outstanding design. We have increased the services available to our clients and offer interior design and rendering services, as well as producing cardboard physical models if needed. Our Staff has outstanding Computer Aided Design experience which allows us to create walk-through and three dimensional views of projects at our clients request, this format also allows us to produce better quality drawings and respond to changes during the design phases sooner.

    Tabor/Bruce Architecture & Design continuous a forty year tradition of excellence and new precedent in design as part of the architectural history of Bloomington, Indiana. One of our greatest strengths is an enduring commitment to our clients; our firm is an investment for your anticipated project. Our Staff Include:

    Doug Bruce; Registered Architect

    Laura Kamp; Interior Designer

    Tony Potts; Draftsperson

    Viola Beeker; Draftsperson

    Howard D. Bruce

    Responsibilities include: 

    Office administration and project coordination. Design assistant, construction document production and problem solving. Site analysis and planning, building code review. Computer systems hardware, software manager, CAD system development and maintenance. 


  • B.S. Environmental Design BALL STATE UNIVERSITY 1992, Muncie Indiana 
  • B. Arch. BALL STATE UNIVERSITY 1992, Muncie Indiana 
  • Professional registration: 
  • Indiana Professional Registered Architect # Ar199000099 
  • Licensed in Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois
  • Affiliations: 

    Bloomington North Rotary Club 

  • Membership committee 
  • Vocational committee Chairman 
  • International conference liaison 
  • Bloomington Preservation Commission 
    Mayoral appointment as board member 2002 

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Sponsor 1993-1995 

    Monroe County Area Vocational School 

  • Drafting advisory committee member 
  • Ivy Tech 
  • Drafting program advisor 
  • Monroe County Youth Services Bureau 
  • Board member 
  • Commission for Bloomington Downtown 
  • Board member 
  • Membership chair 2000 
  • Vice-President 2000 
  • President 2001 
  • Bloomington Chamber of Commerce 
  • Business after hours committee member 
  • Leadership Bloomington Monroe County 
  • Graduate class of 2001 
  • Leadership Bloomington Monroe County Alumni Board 
  • Board member 
  • Alpha Tau Omega Ball State University 1992 
  • Housing Corporation Secretary 
  • Board of Trustee member 
  • Alpha Tau Omega Indiana University 1993 
  • Chapter Advisor 
  • Board of Trustee Member 
  • Little 500-bicycle team coach 

    Tabor/Bruce Architecture & Design
    1101 S Walnut St
    Bloomington, IN 47401
    Phone: 812.332.6258 - Fax: 812.332.8658