Since 1994, CBA Architects have been providing full design services for mixed-use, retail, office and residential projects. We are proud to have cultivated long term relationships with some of the most prominent developers in the country. Our experience along with the use of the latest technology enables us to work efficiently responding to our clients’ needs fast. When our clients need a quick turnaround, they call upon CBA for unparalleled services and exceptional quality to get the project done on budget and on time.


Craig Bennett, AIA, LEED AP

After working for several prominent Washington D.C. architectural firms, Craig Bennett founded CBA Architects in 1994. Craig manages projects with a hands-on approach. His goals are client satisfaction and project success. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Architecture, a Registered Architect in several states plus the District of Columbia and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He is also certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Craig has a tremendous experience in the realm of retail and mixed-use planning and was responsible for the retail planning of Gallery Place, the largest urban mixed-use project in Washington D.C.’s modern history. Craig also provided master, conceptual and tenant planning for “The Mills” mega-shopping malls as well as shopping malls in Canada, Spain, Japan and China. In addition to retail design, Craig has also designed office space for Fortune 500 companies. His residential design experience ranges from house additions to multi-family housing.


American Institute of Architects
Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
US Green Building Council
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
National Trust for Historic Preservation


Bachelor of Architecture, University of Maryland, Dean’s List
Member of Phi Eta Sigma National College Honor Society
Member of Alpha Lambda Delta National College Honor Society