About Our Firm

Founded in 1982, Fuqua & Partners, P.C. (FPA) is a service oriented design firm. Fuqua & Partners has extensive experience in architectural and interior design for projects involving new structures, additions, renovations, alteration/modifications, Historic Preservation, adaptive reuse and system upgrades. The firm has completed over 3600 projects, providing services for clients in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Kentucky and Louisiana. Many corporate/commercial businesses, government agencies, school systems, healthcare institutions and churches have been served by the firm.

Joe Fuqua, AIA


Joe is one of the founding members of Fuqua & Partners Architects, P.C.  Under his guidance, the Firm has grown to be one of the largest architectural firms in North Alabama.  Joe is best known for his ability to lead and manage diverse and varied project types in an energetic and collaborative manner. 



Rodney Steger, AIA


Joining the firm in 1993, Rodney’s experience covers a broad range of projects and all aspects of project design and delivery.  This broad range of experience enables him to look at the many layers of information associated with design and construction and process them into organized, well conceived and aesthetic solutions.  He challenges team members and clients to view their projects from different perspectives to create an overall unified result. 

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Bart Bankowski, AIA


Mr. Bankowski joined Fuqua & Partners Architects, P.C. in 1994 with six years of experience in architectural design where he worked on a wide variety of projects including educational, commercial and residential facilities.  Six and one-half  years later at the beginning of 2001, Mr. Bankowski was named a partner in the firm.  He has excellent skills in schematic design, programming, project planning and management.  As Project Architect in charge of directing the overall design effort, Mr. Bankowski brings to the project team a keen sense of design and valuable project experience. 

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Les Tillery, AIA


As Fuqua & Partners Architects youngest principal, Les brings an intensity and rigor to the design process which produces exceptional results.  His primary responsibilities include project design, design development, project management for a wide range of project types.  He brings a broad range of experience in planning, design, and construction, including a special interest and expertise in interior architecture and sustainable design.  Les has played a significant role in developing the firm’s most successful projects. 


Join Us

Currently Fuqua & Partners is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

(All posted positions are for our office in Huntsville, Alabama.)

Architects &/or graduate architects:  Candidates with a minimum of 4 years experience are preferred.  Work experience should include: project management & design, construction documentation & graphics.  We are looking for individuals who are interested in moving to Huntsville & becoming involved in the local community to not only make a life for themselves, but to be an ambassador for the firm. 

Contact Bart Bankowski: bbankowski@fuquaarchitects.com with your resume & portfolio.