Burdge & Associates Architects, Inc. is an architectural, planning and consulting firm based in Malibu, California. BAA specializes in the design of distinguished residential, and commercial projects throughout North America.
Douglas W. Burdge AIA and his team of designers are recognized for their diverse architectural styles, including Spanish Mediterranean, Traditional, “Rustic-Modern” and cutting-edge Contemporary, from Malibu to Sun Valley to Los Cabos, Mexico. Burdge has become the preeminent architect of Malibu, having designed and built over 200 projects in the region, for notable clients including entertainment moguls, and Fortune 500 CEOs. Sophisticated homebuyers commission BAA, knowing that working with BAA will result in a distinctive coastal home that reflects their individual personality.
BAA’s experience is unsurpassed in the City of Malibu, possessing the ability to efficiently execute distinguished residential and commercial projects through his long-term relationships with city officials, local real estate brokers and developers, and geological consultants. Real estate publications frequently attach the name Burdge to the prominent estates on the market, knowing that the value on a Burdge home will be greatly affected.
In addition to BAA designs frequently being featured in national publications some projects, such as the highly acclaimed Trancas Country Market, have also been used as location sets on popular television shows.
Beyond Malibu, BAA has produced a variety of commercial, mixed-use, multi-family and single-family estate projects in Paso Robles, California; Sun Valley, Idaho; and Big Sky, Montana. The firm is committed to maximizing the best use of sustainable materials and methods and creating eco-friendly designs for all of its projects.
Douglas Burdge, AIA:
Douglas W. Burdge, AIA, is undoubtedly the signature architect of Malibu, as his firm has designed and built over 200 high-end estates in the Malibu region alone.
As comfortable designing a Mediterranean-style estate as a Modern home, Burdge has created breathtaking contemporary ocean-front retreats with floor-toceiling glass doors that open to reveal endless vistas of the sea and sky. Burdge is also well-known for designing in a Rustern style, a term he copyrighted, which means “a home, furniture or design style of rustic-modern influence.”
In addition to residential projects, Burdge and his team have designed award winning boutique hotels, restaurants, shopping centers and private clubs. Projects have been featured in publications such as Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal, Veranda, Robb Report, Luxe and Traditional Home. In addition to receiving several "Home of the Year" PCBC Golden Nugget awards, his residential work in Sun Valley has consistently landed his firm on Mountain Living Magazine’s annual Top Mountain Architects & Interior Designers list.
Douglas graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southern California. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. The proud father of twin sons, Doug currently resides in Malibu with his wife Laura, where they also own a popular home decor store - Malibu Beach House, and are partners in a unique Bloody Mary mix called Malibu Mary.