FBT Architects


Chris Bard, AIA

Consulting Principal

Chris Bard is a trusted adviser and provides leadership and direction for the firm, ensuring exceptional quality and long-term client value. He brings over 40 years experience to a diverse range of architectural design projects, as well as a precognizant ability to look ahead and identify potential problems and complications down the road. Chris began his career as a framing carpenter, but was encouraged to pursue architecture after exhibiting a natural talent and creativity. Now, many years on, it is the client relationships that Chris finds most rewarding. He is proud to lead a firm based on quality and trust in an industry that creates opportunity now and in the future.

  • Education:

    Master of Architecture, University of New Mexico
    Bachelor of Arts, Colorado State University

  • Professional Credentials:

    Registered Architect: New Mexico, Texas, Colorado
    American Institute of Architects (AIA), Member
    National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Member