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OUR STORY

 

As a multidisciplinary design studio, bDot uses the tools of architecture and the creative process to tell the unique and distinguished stories of our clients through projects of any size or purpose.

 

Understanding the importance of this process, we intentionally develop an open discussion with our clients, manufacturers, engineers and contractors that enable us to have a clear understanding of the appropriate approach towards innovative design solutions. For it is through this process that we pursue the connection of functional resolution, artistic works, financial understandings and environmental accountability. 

 

Our portfolio is diverse, ranging from residential, commercial, medical and retail buildings to artistic installations, furniture and lighting design.  As a studio, we are devoted to the pursuit of creating meaningful, relevant and thoughtful works.

 

Let us help you tell your story.

KEY TEAM MEMBERS

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FOUNDER | DIRECTOR

brian roberson
aia, leed-ap bd+c, iida

Favorite sport to play?

Ultimate Frisbee

Favorite time of day?

Right before the sun comes up.

Have you ever won a contest?

A beat box competition in high school.

Strangest thing in your office?

A hand puppet.

Favorite ways to relax?

Read and play my saxophones.

What is your favorite thing to learn?

Currently it's Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

Brian is an architect, designer and musician.  He founded bDot in 2006.  He is involved in every project and believes that each building, space, product or piece of furniture has opportunities to push the boundaries of design and deserves the chance to tell a story.  He has juried several design award programs and lectured on the creative processes of music and architecture.

Mississippi State University / Bachelor of Architecture, 1995

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SENIOR ARCHITECT

DAN TAYLOR

Auburn University / Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Interior Architecture, 2006

Dan began working with bDot in 2011 and is a highly driven designer who believes that no project is beyond the possibility of meaningful design regardless of budget.  His continued questioning of accepted design norms has manifested itself in numerous award winning buildings and furniture.

Favorite movie?

1989 Batman

Favorite color?

Red

Beach, forest or mountains?

Beach - 50% for beach & 50% for seafood

Morning or Night?

Night

Favorite coffee house?

Baba Java Coffee

Free time?

Wood working, bee keeping, video games

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

ROB WARLICK

Mississippi State University / Bachlor of Architecture, 2020

Rob began working with bDot in 2023.  His design perspective and attention to detail has already made a big impact in our studio.

Favorite food?

Christmas lunch with family (beef tenderloin, Irish potato casserole and/or baked gouda grits, arugula salad, cherry charlotte, forget about it)

Favorite TV show?

Good Eats

Have you ever sold something you made?

Once I recorded a song, and it made it into a British documentary on funeral homes

If you could change your name, what would you change it to?

Bob Warnick

What movie has traumatized you for life?
The Conjuring + Rob on way too much caffeine + multiple days without sleep = a mess 

Favorite place to vacation?

Road-tripping to national parks

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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

BETH ROBERSON

Samford University / Bachelor of Science / Minor in English, 1996

University of Alabama in Birmingham / Master of Special Education, 1999

Beth began working with bDot in 2012.  She brings a fresh literary perspective to our studio and the stories of our clients and keeps things running as smoothly as possible.

Favorite Book?

Anything by Francine Rivers since 1991

Fly or be invisible?

Fly

Giving up my phone or not eating desert again?

Give up my phone!

Favorite Holiday?

Thanksgiving

Pet peeve?

Drivers not using their turn signal.

Tiny cabin or giant mansion?

Tiny cabin

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