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Barton Myers Associates is a leading international architectural and planning firm based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in Toronto in 1975, the firm offers significant experience in the design of a wide variety of residential and culturally significant buildings throughout the US and Canada.

Barton Myers Associates commitment to design excellence has been recognized in awards for planning, architecture and interior design. In addition to over 60 regional and state awards, the firm has been recognized with national and international awards such as the American Institute of Architect's Los Angeles Chapter Gold Medal; the Governor General's Award for Architecture; the Gold Medal from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; and a coveted Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Renewal.

Barton Myers Associates (BMA) is a culture of collaboration. Over 35 years of practice is a testimony of the firm's balanced priorities of commitment to research and a dedication to shared responsibilities. As BMA looks to the future, the leadership continues to expand in order to reflect the roles that key associates have played in the firm over the past decade. Ryan Ihly, AIA, LEED; Peter Rutti, AIA; Thomas Schneider, AIA; and Lynn Pilon share a wealth of experience, responsibility and dedication to the firm's standards and values. Each brings creative problem solving abilities and allows Barton Myers to apply 40+ years of experience to every project.

Barton Myers Associates seeks to create architecture which expresses the collective experience of the performing arts and which reflects the context of each project. Designs are characterized by quiet dignity, warmth and classical proportions, expressed in a well-crafted contemporary vocabulary. The firm celebrates craftsmanship and detail in theater architecture, and their theater are some of the most refined and articulated  in the world. Testimony to this dedication includes numerous awards, including an AIA/Los Angeles Honor Award for Residential Design and selection for Architectural Record's Houses.

Barton Myers is the author of 3 STEEL HOUSES, which showcases groundbreaking residential designs incorporating "off-the-shelf" components. His own Toro Canyon residence has been honored with numerous awards including the AIA PIA "Innovation in Housing Award" and the AIACC, Honor Award in Design. The house has also been featured in both national and international publications including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Architecture, and House and Garden. Television programs include A&E's "House Beautiful" and HGTV's "21st Century Homes" and "Extreme Living."