Enhancing Experiences Through Collaborative Design

Our Values


US Virgin Islands



The Bourne Group is an intentional small firm, founded in 1994, specializing in Urban Design, Architecture and Project Management, in the US Virgin Islands and Missouri.  The principal, Stacy A. Bourne, FAIA, is involved in every project and you will never be handed off to a project manager at any stage of your project.
Working together as a team and separately, The Bourne Group has developed a high degree of knowledge, likeability and trust, from our clients, demonstrated with a high rate of repeat business.  Our goal is to provide each client, regardless of project type and size, the greatest investment value.  Our professional relationships have also developed key collaborations over time, with colleagues that share our core values of achieving consistent client goals through diverse strategies, enthusiasm and incorporating sustainable approaches.


The Bourne Group also has deeply rooted community relationships, the foundation for our successes, in both the Virgin Islands and Missouri.  Our community enrichment for social change focuses on diversity and inclusion. Stacy Bourne has championed many efforts for Universal Design in meeting ADA compliance, and currently serves as the Board President for the Virgin Islands Coalition of Citizens with disabilities. Ms. Bourne has crafting mentorship programs for women and students both locally and nationally, through keynote speeches, volunteer teaching to students, advancing local and national scholarship programs. Through the American Institute of Architects national board position, Ms. Bourne has furthured architectural leadership of the Institute and Virgin Islands Board of Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors.


The Bourne Group,LLC  is located in the Virgin Islands and Missouri.


Our Philosophy: Inspire Social Change Through Architecture and Urban Design

“Social Change” You Ask? 
Influencing social change happens everyday. We read about it on social media, the internet. Experience it at school, at work and at home. We develop opinions about how social change could and should happen everyday. Ecosystems, loss of natural resources, technological change, social groups, population growth, demographics and more. 


What are you doing about those opinions than enhance the broader good of our home, workplace, community, territory and world? 

We choose to introduce them through architecture and urban design… inspiring healthy collaborative environments, repurpose materials, harness natural resources and assist communities. All with the hope… to inspire healthy social change. 


Inspiring Social Change 
Architecture can create better places, that architecture can affect society. As architects, I want to believe that architecture affects the quality of life in our communities through involvement beyond our practice. As citizens of our society, we can influence social conditions; we can even be the cause of positive social change and be a benefit to society. 


As architects, we can have a significant role in improving the well-being of communities by being involved with nonprofit organizations. We can raise public awareness of critical social and environmental issues, influencing the built environment, solving problems and addressing situations beyond design through setting strategic goals and implementation plans.

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