Our Firm

Our Mission is simple – To provide each client with the best value of Architectural, Planning & Interior Design services available.


David Bissett Architect, PC (DBA) is a multi-disciplinary Architectural firm providing a comprehensive range of professional services. We have earned a strong reputation for creative design solutions, responsive project delivery and an acute sensitivity to client needs, especially in the areas of budget and time schedules. Our diverse experience over 35 years provides both insight and expertise to your specific project requirements.

As principal in charge of all projects, David Bissett provides a “hands-on” involvement throughout the design process and project delivery to insure the most successful project possible. In addition to professional awards recognition, David has worked over many years on environmentally responsive projects, non-profit and several community based development. Our support staff and consultants share this commitment and utilize the latest technology including 3D CAD as both design tool and technical solution. We believe that serving the needs of others to better the built environment for future generations will return benefits to everyone.

DBA has been privileged to serve and maintain an extremely strong return client base. We are currently licensed in Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and are nationally certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). DBA maintains a local base of operation in the Portland metropolitan area with regional projects as well as numerous clients operating nationally and internationally.

Published Projects & Awards

Several wide ranging projects have been published and received special recognition and awards as noteworthy examples in the Built Environment and Green Architecture.

Washington Street Station – 2012 Mixed-Use & Transit Infill Project Award, Hillsboro OR.

Stafford Woods – 2010 LEED Silver Award for class A office building, Willsonville OR.

The West End – 2009 Outstanding Project of the Year Award, Mixed-Use Development, Dundee, OR.

Horizon Community Church & Schools – 2009 & 2006 Featured Christian School, Tualatin OR.

Sunset Crossing – 2005 Downtown Excellence Award, Urban Infill Project, Lake Oswego, OR.

North Bank Depot – Part of the Historic Redevelopment District, Pearl Railroad Yard & LEED Platinum Award.

LaTorre – 1996 Award of Excellence, Historic Adaptive Reuse & Commercial Mixed-use, Portland OR.

Minnesota Hotel – 1995 Governors Livability Award, Historic Adaptive Reuse, Portland OR.

Portland Orthopedic Clinic – 1992 Building of the Year Award, Medical Clinic Portland, OR.

Sunriver Lodge – 1991 & 1987 Featured in Lodging Magazine, Resort Renovation, Sunriver OR.

StoneRidge – 1991 Featured in Architectural Time, Resort Townhome Development, Sunriver, OR.

Cipole School – 1989 Featured in Health Care System, Medical Facilty, Portland OR.

Hospice House – 1989 Featured in Health Care System, Medical Facility Portland, OR. *

Weiss DesCamp & Botteri – 1988/1986 Featured in Oregon Business/National Law Magazines Interior Design, Portland, OR. *

Chang’s Mongolian Grill – 1988 Featured in Architectural Lighting, Resturant Deisgn, Portland OR. *

Mt. St. Helens Vistitor Center – 1981 AIA National Award of Excellence, Cultural Center, Toutle WA. *

* Indicates projects completed by Edelman, Naiman & Bissett

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