Postcard 3.inddRMBA Architects, an architectural design, planning and building code compliance consulting firm located in Durango, Colorado, provides a wide range of creative, innovative and practical architectural design services to Colorado’s Four Corner region. From conceptual design through construction documentation and observation, RMBA Architects offers site, amenity, and planning, code and zoning reviews and marketing graphics. Collectively, the licensed partners of RMBA Architects have been involved with hundreds of projects throughout Colorado’s Southwest and Four Corner Region.

In our region, given the dynamic between high elevation, extreme cold and water quality, our focus on environmentally responsible solutions through green technology and sustainable practices is not just a choice but a way of thinking that undergirds every discussion we make.

At RMBA Architects, our mission for each and every project is to create value by creating or enhancing a sense of place through creative design solutions and progressive technologies that center on the dynamic relationships between ecology, economy, and humanity all while being responsive to our client’s goals and objectives.

We are a highly qualified and talented firm with a strong track record in:


Architectural Design
  • Site Analysis
  • Regulation Analysis
  • Site and Space Planning
  • Record Drawings
  • Building Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Permitting Assistance
  • Construction Administration

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Historical Preservation
  • Building Condition Assessment
  • Historic Building Research
  • Forms and Applications for Membership to the National Trust of History Preservation
  • Historic Restoration Drawings and Specifications
  • Compliance with State’s The Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Heritage Restoration

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Conceptual Rendering - 3-D Modeling
  • 3-D modeling using Revit and Sketch-up
  • Visualization of every part of a project and building
  • Realistic renderings for the client
  • Marketing, presentations and design solutions
  • Modeling to select materials and finishes

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  • Site inventory and analysis
  • Environmental analysis
  • Zoning and governmental regulations
  • GIS mapping and analysis
  • Land use compatibility
  • Land use programming
  • Evaluation for potential development

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Building Code Consulting
  • Permit Expediting
  • Building Permit Application and Plan Submittal
  • Building Code and Zoning Ordinance Consultation
  • Due Diligence Reports
  • Preliminary Construction Plan Review
  • Inspectional Services and Onsite Consultation

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We invite you to review our web portfolio. For a more comprehensive list of completed projects or to setup an appointment to talk to one of our team members, please contact us.


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