About Us

Bledsoe Architects offers a comprehensive array of architectural services ranging from strategic facility master planning to project budgeting and construction management. The foundation for Bledsoe Architects’ high level of client satisfaction stems from the firm’s ability to balance skill, leadership, and professionalism. The combination of innovative technological methods and seamless coordination with our consultants, translates to success throughout all phases of the project. At Bledsoe Architects, we translate a clients vision, programmatic needs and practical desires into an aesthetically pleasing and efficient architectural design.


The project development team at Bledsoe Architects offers a wide range of experience and skills to meet our clients needs. We currently maintain architectural licenses in 18 states including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Bledsoe Architects offers a diverse range of services including:
  • New Building Design
  • Existing Building Renovation
  • Interior Design
  • Construction Management
  • Site Location Analysis
  • Strategic and Master Planning
  • Functional Programming
  • Design / Build
  • Financial Proformas & Analysis
  • Cost Estimating
  • Funding Acquisition
  • Project Scheduling
  • Site Planning
  • Facility Management Consulting
  • Project Contract Negotiation
  • Construction Contract Admin
  • ADA Compliance Surveying
  • Furnishings & Equipment Planning
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Facility Evaluation
  • Code Analysis Review
  • Project Bidding/ Negotiation
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Renderings & Animations
  • Environmental Graphics

Meet Our Team

Ben Bledsoe, AIA

Bachelor of Architecture – Louisiana Tech University, 1985
Bachelor of Arts,magna cum laude – Louisiana Tech University, 1986

While project architect for the Shreveport, LA office of a national healthcare design firm, Ben was responsible for the completion of two new hospital campuses in the NW Louisiana area. Upon completion of these duties, Ben founded Bledsoe Architects in 1997. At present Bledsoe Architects continues to serve as a leader in the healthcare design industry. Ben has been a featured speaker at numerous national conferences on developing ambulatory surgery centers. Ben works with clients during all phases of a project, from initial consultation and programming, design, bidding, and construction.

R. Bryan Yeates, AIA, MBA

Bachelor of Architecture – Louisiana Tech University, 1986
Bachelor of Arts – Louisiana Tech University, 1986
Master of Business Administration – University of Houston, 1992

At Bledsoe Architects, Bryan brings a comprehensive range of experience in the building industry including architectural design, construction management, and construction financing. Along with NCARB licensure in the states of Louisiana and Texas, he also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston. This diversity of experience and knowledge offers a client strong confidence in understanding design considerations and implications, cost analysis and estimation, construction phasing issues, and fiscal objectives throughout development of a project, completion, and operation.