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Malia Barganier, AIA, IIDA


Malia Bucher is an Associate and Project Architect who uses her background in interior design and architecture to craft tranquil, healing environments. She has dual degrees from the University of Missouri (interior design) and the University of Kansas (architecture). She uses her vast skillset to assist healthcare systems, such as Lakeland Regional Health and Advent Health, to solve complex design problems. Outside of work, Malia is involved with IIDA and is the 2021 recipient of the IIDA Central Florida Rising Star Award. Additionally, she is involved with Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay, which helps young girls of all backgrounds gain confidence through running.


Master of Architecture, University of Kansas

Bachelor of Architectural Studies - Interior Design, University of Missouri

Professional Affiliations

Registered Architect - FL

Licensed Interior Designer - FL

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Honors & Awards

2021 IIDA Central Florida Rising Star Award

Malia Barganier, AIA, IIDA
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