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HuntonBrady is an modern architecture and interior design firm based in Orlando, Florida. It was founded by Harvard University graduate Robert B. Murphy in 1947. The firm has received more than 50 American Institute of Design Awards. The practice's specialties include healthcare, education and commercial office design.[1]

Robert Murphy grew up in South Carolina, went to Harvard and served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. After the war he settled in Orlando and established his namesake architectural firm: Robert B. Murphy, Architect. The firm became Murphy Hunton Shivers & Brady and he retired in 1979. Principal architects have included Claude Shivers, Tom Hunton, Clyde Brady, Fred Pryor, Maurizio Maso, Steve Belflower, and current President Chuck Cole.[2]

Recent projects[edit]

  • Florida Hospital Orlando Ginsburg Patient Tower, 15-story building near downtown Orlando[1][2]
  • University of Central Florida College of Medicine [1]
  • Seminole Community College's Heathrow Technology Center [2]
  • Seminole Community College Altamonte Springs campus[2]
  • University of Central Florida College of Medicine[2]

Past projects[edit]

City of Orlando Firehouse at Marks & Ferncreek - 1950s[2]

  • American Federal Building, Orlando located across from City Hall on Orange Avenue (subsequent stories were added later) - 1960s [2]
  • Central Branch of the YMCA, Orlando - 1960s [2]
  • University of Central Florida campus buildings; the Science Building, the Library Building, the Student Center and dormitories (1970s) in east Orlando [2]
  • Central Florida at The Springs (1970s) community's first patio homes[2]
  • Valencia Community College campus buildings (1970s) on Kirkman Road[2]
  • Sabal Center (1980s)[2]
  • Maitland Colonnades (1980s) [2]
  • Southtrust Bank Building (1980s) [2]
  • 2600 Maitland Center (1980s)[2]
  • Team Disney Corporate Headquarters building (1980s) with Arata Isozaki [2]
  • Orange County Convention Center Phase III Addition - 1990s [2]
  • Heathrow International Business Center buildings (1990s), off I-4[2]
  • Fiserv CBS worldwide headquarters (2000s), Lake Mary, Florida [2]


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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Modern Design is Alive & Well in Orlando; HuntonBrady Architects' iconic buildings mark Central Florida's landscape for 60 years August 29, 2007 PR web