Bruce Nagel

Managing Partner

Bruce Nagel + Partners Architects


Bruce Dean Nagel was born in San Antonio, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and after a period of apprenticeship in Boston, studied for and received his Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
2020 marks 36 years of Nagel’s architectural service in the Hamptons. The office of Bruce D. Nagel, Architect was opened in 1984 in East Hampton, New York, relocated to Southampton, and in 2011 located his STUDIO in East Quogue. In 2016 he opened his acclaimed ARCHITECT’S GALLERY at 69 Main Street, Westhampton Beach.
Having won awards for several individual projects over the years, Mr. Nagel was honored in 1993 and 1994 by the Long Island Chapter of the A.I.A. with its newly initiated ARCHI Award – Young Firm Award, as well as an ARCHI Award for Residential and Institutional Architecture. Dan’s Papers selected Mr. Nagel twelve times as the BEST ARCHITECT in Dan’s List of “The Best of the Best.” Mr. Nagel was also selected as the BEST ARCHITECT in Hamptons Magazine’s List of “The Best of the Hamptons” for nearly a decade. In 2014 Mr. Nagel was selected to receive the prestigious lifetime award of Dan’s Papers “HALL OF FAME” as the Best Architect in the Hamptons. This award is given to a person who has been selected over and over again for this award yearly.