John B. Murray Architect is an award-winning 20-person firm of architects, designers and related professionals. Since its formation over twenty years ago JBMA has been lauded by its clients, recognized by contemporaries, and featured in numerous publications, such as Elle Decor, Galerie, Architectural Digest, Veranda, Period Homes, Luxe, House Beautiful, and Town and Country. The firm continues to grow by relying on enduring client relationships and long-held collaborations with landscape architects, designers, artisans and builders. Starting with analytiques and frequently providing 3-D views and models, clients receive personal attention that results in a residence that reflects its context and seamlessly integrates sophisticated details and unique hardscapes. A John B. Murray Architect residence represents a commitment to a timeless aesthetic – a simplicity of form and supreme craftsmanship.
JBMA has been the recipient of multiple awards and citations, and been featured in many publications, including Architectural Digest, Entra, Antiques & Fine Art, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, Town & Country, Period Homes, New Old House, Period Homes, Traditional Building, Avenue, O at Home, and Beautiful Homes, as well as notable monographs, among them Stephen Sills' Decoration, Thomas Jayne’s American Decoration, Phillip James Dodd’s The Art of Classical Details, Jennifer Post’s Pure Space, architectural historian Mark Alan Hewitt’s The Vintage House, Cullman & Kravis’ The Detailed Interior and Decorating Master Class, Bunny Williams’ Point of View, New York Apartments, Learning from Palladio, and A Decade of Art and Architecture 1992-2002.
In 2012, the firm received the first annual Stanford White Award for the renovation of a duplex apartment on Park Avenue. And in 2009, the prestigious Palladio Award was given for our work on an estate in Greenwich, CT.
Evidence of the firm’s devotion to the sensibility that classical design makes a creative foil for the latest in innovation, Contemporary Classical Architecture John B. Murray was published in September 2018. Classical Invention: The Architecture of John B. Murray was published in 2013. The firm takes pride in supreme craftsmanship and an enduring aesthetic that brings clients’ dreams to life in city, in country, in townhouses, apartments, houses and homes of architectural character.