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Firm Overview


HBM is a nationally recognized architectural firm focused on projects in the public interest that will improve the quality of life and experience in each community. We are one of the most experienced library planning and design firms in the country having worked with more than 200 libraries since the establishment of our firm in 1976.


We continually explore national trends and often help shape leading edge ideas and bring an unsurpassed level of experience and knowledge to each project. Our goal is to provide the best facility for the available funds and ensure that it will serve its community well into the future.


HBM blends both the experiences of its past as well as new concepts and ideas for the future to complete each project while maintaining a respect and concern for the environment. We are known for a broad range of design solutions and architectural styles because we create buildings that resonate with the unique character of each community.