Rob BMELBOURNE, FLA. Oct. 3, 2022 – BRPH, a nationally ranked architecture, engineering and construction firm, announced today the promotion of Rob Bartlett, AIA, NCARB, to architectural studio leader for the firm’s headquarters office in Melbourne, Fla.

In his new role, Bartlett will lead the Melbourne architecture team, providing technical and professional guidance and mentorship, as well as serving as the point of contact for BRPH leadership from other firm disciplines and its eight other U.S. offices, among other duties.

Bartlett is a registered architect with 25 years of experience in public- and private-sector projects. He joined the firm in 2011 and has since broadened his portfolio with work for several BRPH market sectors including commercial, aerospace, education and entertainment. His most recent projects include Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex, Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, and Forever Remembered at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, as well as the Dockside Inn and Suites at Universal Orlando Resort, and the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission’s QuickStart Regional Training Center in Savannah, Ga.

“Rob is an outstanding architect and a natural leader,” said Raul Aviles Jr., PE, president of architecture and engineering for BRPH. “He has earned the respect of our team and our clients, and I am confident he will do an incredible job in leading our Melbourne architecture team as we continue to grow BRPH.”

Of his new role, Bartlett said, “I am excited to broaden my engagement with the architectural production staff and take part in their professional development, and I look forward to collaborating with firm leadership, including my counterparts in our other offices. I’m optimistic that this will mark the beginning of a great chapter for me and for our Melbourne studio.”

Bartlett is a registered architect in Florida and Georgia and holds certifications from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He earned a Master of Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts from The American University. He has served as member of the board of directors for AIA Space Coast since 2018 and acted as chapter president in 2019.

ABOUT BRPH – BRPH is a technically focused, creative architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) company providing solutions to mission-driven clients’ most challenging programs. Drawing from its technical AEC talent, the firm partners with clients in the aerospace, defense, manufacturing, commercial, education, entertainment, and hospitality markets to identify gaps in their program delivery and to create innovative solutions. Founded in 1964 to support America’s space program, BRPH is consistently ranked among the nation’s top firms and has completed a wide range of projects across the United States and throughout the world. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, BRPH operates regional offices in Orlando; South Florida; Atlanta; Charleston; South Carolina; Huntsville, Alabama; Seattle; Phoenix; and Palmdale, California. For more information, visit