Comprehensive Creative Consulting.

FDBS can offers clients a variety of unique design alternatives.

Dynamic Architectural Design Solutions.

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Professional Hands On Project Management.

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A comprehensive creative consulting firm.

Delivering a diverse array of services, including:

01. Residential Architecture

FDBS has designed numerous custom homes for clients and developers throughout New England…

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02. Commercial Architecture

FDBS has designed commercial buildings and spaces for a variety of industries…

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03. Historic Preservation

FDBS has a great deal of experience with historic structures and properties…

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04. Urban Design/ Sustainability

Chris Fagan has worked as a set designer and art director on a number of feature films…

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05. Production/ Set Design

FDBS is very interested in projects that relate to urban design and technology…

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06. Current Projects

Please find a variety of design projects that are either under construction or still on the drafting table…

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Fagan Design Build Studio (FDBS) is a comprehensive creative consulting firm, based in Newport Rhode Island.

The primarily focus of the company is providing architectural design and construction management services for both residential and commercial clients. The studio also explores a variety of other topics including Set Design; Historic Preservation; Urban Design and Sustainable Technology.

Over the past nine years ‘FDBS’ has evolved to encompass a dynamic network of design, engineering and construction professionals. FDBS provides clients with innovative design solutions, exceptional graphic imagery and hands-on project management.

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FDBS is owned and operated by Newport native Chris Fagan.

Chris is an alumni of Skidmore College where he earned undergraduate degrees in both Studio Art and Anthropology. He then went on to study architectural drafting at Boston Architectural College. After that, he was awarded a Masters degree in Urban Design and Planning from the City University of New York, City College.

Chris served for five years on both the Newport Historic District Commission (HDC) and the Newport Critical Area Review Commission. He has been a professional mentor and guest critic at numerous local design schools including the Paul W. Crowley East Bay Met school, Roger Williams University School of Architecture and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

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  • Newport
    P.O. Box 774 Newport, RI 02840
  • Massachusetts
    UMASS Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    151 Martine Street, Fall River, MA 02723
  • (401) 855-4873