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© 2019 by DAG Architects

FL License AAC000745

G. Bayne Collins, AIA


Bayne has worked as an architect in Northwest Florida for almost 50 years as the principal of his own successful Panama City design firm, Collins & Associates.  He joined DAG Architects in 2015.  In his association with DAG, he oversees projects with his long-standing private and public clients in the area, offering them access to DAG Architects’ highly experienced team of architects and designers.


College and University Projects


Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • Science Center Library Renovations

  • Smith Hall Renovations

  • Fine Arts Annex Renovations

  • Tully Gymnasium Renovations and Fire Code Corrections

  • Fine Arts Building Renovations

  • Sandels Building

  • Biology Unit No. 1 Renovations

  • Wescott Building Renovations

  • Centrex Building Renovations

  • Diffenbaugh Building Renovations

  • Dorman Hall Renovations

  • Landis Hall Renovations

  • Florida State University Panama City Campus, Panama City, FL

  • FSU Barron Building

Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL

  • Master Plan

  • Numerous Renovations and Additions


Office Buildings and Interiors


Two Stanford Center, Panama City, FL

Children’s Advocacy Center Office Building, Panama City, FL

Fish and Wildlife Building, Mammoth Springs, AR

Citizens Federal, Apalachicola, FL

Bayside Savings Bank, Port St. Joe, FL

Peoples First Corporate Center (now Hancock Bank), Panama City, FL

Drug Enforcement Administration Regional Office Building, Panama City, FL

Drug Enforcement Administration Building, Tallahassee, FL

Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Pearl, MS

State Attorney / Public Defender Offices, Panama City, FL


Civic and Community Projects


Bay County Courthouse Renovations and Additions, Panama City, FL

Panama City Beach Public Library, Panama City Beach, FL

Panama City Beach Facilities Assessment, Panama City Beach, FL

Liberty County Courthouse Renovations and Addition, Bristol, FL

Federal Courthouse, Panama City, FL

Bay County-Panama City Joint Use Governmental Center, Panama City, FL

Bay County Jail and Courthouse Addition, Panama City, FL

Miller Park Pavilions and Improvements, Bay County, FL


Public Safety Facilities


West End Fire Station, Panama City Beach

Central Fire Station, Panama City

Sand Hills Fire Station, Bay County

Thomas Drive Fire Station, Bay County

Youngstown Fire Station, Bay County


Retail and Restaurants


Shrimp Boat Restaurant, Panama City

Pier Park Beachfront Improvements, Panama City Beach

Silver Slipper Casino, Waveland, MS

Ripley’s Believe It or Not


Residential and Resort Projects


Adagio Condominium, Walton County, FL

Andante Resort, Walton County, FL

Bahama Isle Resort, Panama City Beach, FL

Bay Point Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Beach House Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Beach Lanai, Panama City Beach, FL

Beachscape Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Beau Rivage, Panama City Beach, FL

Bella Costa, Panama City Beach

Boardwalk Beach Conference Center, Panama City Beach, FL

Breakers Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Calypso Beach Resort, Panama City Beach, FL

Caribbean Waters, Bay County, FL

Carrabelle Waterfront, Carrabelle, FL

Celadon Beach Resort, Panama City Beach, FL

Destin Harbor Hotel, Destin, FL

Dolphin Bay Clubhouse, Panama City Beach, FL

Ebb Tide Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Edgewater Conference Center Addition, Panama City Beach, FL

Edgewater Health Club, Panama City Beach, FL

El Caribe, Panama City Beach, FL

Emerald Riviera Condo, Bay County, FL

The Enclave at Inlet Beach, Walton County, FL

Grand Cayman Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Grand Lagoon Harbor, Bay County, FL

Grand Palms Landing, Panama City, FL

Gulf Crest Resort, Panama City Beach, FL

Gulf View Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Hidden Dunes Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Holiday Inn Express, Enterprise, AL

Island Reef, Bay County, FL

Island Winds, Panama City Beach, FL

The Islander, Panama City Beach, FL

Jamaica Lake Condominium, Bay County, FL

La Borgata, Panama City Beach, FL

Laguna Lanai, Panama City Beach, FL

La Valencia, Walton County, FL

Legacy Beach Resort, Panama City Beach, FL

Legends Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Mandalay Beach, Bay County, FL

Marina di Massa Condominium, Bay County, FL

Mayan, Bay County, FL

Paradise Beach, Bay County, FL

Pinnacle at Hammock Square Apartments

Regency Towers, Panama City Beach, FL

The Residences at Silver Slipper, Waveland, MS

The Sands, Panama City Beach

Sea Gull, Panama City Beach, FL

Seychelles Condominium, Bay County, FL

Sunrise Beach Resort, Panama City Beach, FL

Sunsational Sands, Bay County, FL

Sunset Pier, Panama City Beach, FL

Tides, Panama City Beach, FL

Timescapes, Bay County, FL

Treasure Island Condominium, Panama City Beach, FL

Tropical Dunes I and II, Bay County, FL

The View, Panama City Beach, FL

The Villas of Mexico Beach, Mexico Beach, FL

The Waves, Panama City Beach, FL

Windward Beach Condominium, Panama City Beach



Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University, 1969

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Florida, 1963


Licenses and Registrations


Registered Architect:  Florida (#4311); Georgia (#2852); Alabama (#1541); South Carolina (#4006); Mississippi (#2934); Texas (#18817); North Carolina (#7453)

Registered Interior Designer: Florida (#ID0003612)

Licensed Threshold Inspector: Florida (#AR0004311)


Professional Associations


American Institute of Architects

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

K—12 Educational Facilities


After School Care Facility, Panama City

Callaway Elementary School, Panama City, FL

  •  Door Modifications

  •  Classroom Addition

  •  Renovations to Buildings 1 and 2

  •  New Multipurpose Room and Stage Addition

  •  Exterior Renovations, Landscaping and Irrigation

Cedar Grove Elementary School Exterior Renovations and Stage Assembly, Panama City, FL

Deane Bozeman Learning Center Bleacher Bases, Panama City, FL

Haney Vocational Technical Center, Lynn Haven, FL

  • Roof Repairs, Child Care and Welding Shop Renovations

  • Walkway Covers and Restroom Renovations

  • Re-Roof and Exterior Renovations

Hiland Park Elementary School Exterior Renovations / Stucco, Panama City, FL

Holy Nativity Episcopal School Master Site Plan and Addition, Panama City, FL

Hutchison Beach Elementary School, Panama City Beach, FL

  • Entrance Renovations

  • Canopy Addition

Liberty County High School Replacement Building, Bristol, FL

Merritt Brown Middle School Band Room Renovations, ADA Upgrades and Wall Penetrations, Panama City, FL

Millville Elementary School, Panama City, FL

  • Basketball Court and P. E. Pavilion

  • Mechanical Room

Mosley High School, Lynn Haven, FL

  • Media Center

  • Life Safety Modifications

  • Concessions

  • Renovations and Additions: 1993, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007

  • Science Classroom Renovations

  • Science Laboratories Renovations

  • Bus Ramp, Locker and Weight Room Renovations

  • Guidance Office Renovations

  • 9th Grade Administration Office

  • Band and Chorale Rehearsal Room Renovations

Mowat Middle School Renovations and Additions, Lynn Haven, FL

Northside Elementary School, Panama City, FL

  • Bus Pick-up and Parent Drop-off Area

  • Replace HVAC System in Buildings 1 and 4

  • Replace Acoustical Panel Ceilings

  • Pavilion Enclosure

Parker Elementary School, Panama City, FL

  • Multipurpose Stage and Parent Drop-off Area

  • Administration Building; Classroom Additions and Sitework

  • Food Service, Cafeteria, Multipurpose Stage and Parent Drop-Off Area

  • New Classrooms

  • Resource Rooms, Personnel Services and Teacher's Lounge

Patterson Elementary School Exterior Painting, Panama City, FL

Port St. Joe Elementary School Replacement Building, Port St. Joe, FL

Rutherford High School Renovations and Additions, Springfield, FL

Springfield Elementary School

  • Basketball Court

  • Exterior Renovations, Landscaping, Fencing, Stone Façade and Stucco

  • Additions and Renovations:  Cafeteria, Stage, Art Lab, Teacher Planning Room, Administration Buildings

Surfside Middle School Band Room Renovations, ADA Upgrades and Wall Penetrations, Panama City Beach

Tyndall AFB Elementary School Exterior Renovations, Parking and Curbs, Tyndall AFB, FL

Waller Elementary School Retaining Wall, Youngstown, FL

Refinish 11 Gymnasium Floors:  Surfside, Merritt Brown, Jinks, Rosenwald, Mowat, Bozeman and Everitt Middle Schools; Rutherford, Bay and Arnold High Schools


Healthcare Projects


Sunland Medical Services Center, Marianna


Military Facilities


Helicopter / Test Craft Support Facility (NCSC), Panama City