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Best Architects
in Tampa
2019

Why These Architects?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best architects in Tampa, FL.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 87 59 19

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Alfonso Architects

Alfonso Architects is a full-service architecture firm that uses innovative design processes. The company has experience creating spaces for hospitality, retail, food, entertainment, educational, industrial, office, residential, aviation, transportation, and historical rehabilitations. Alfonso Architects utilizes a state-of-the-art, computerized networked system to produce all of its drawings and construction documents. The firm and its principals have won awards for design excellence from the American Institute of Architects and The National Association of Industrial and Office Parks.

Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 247-3333

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ArcDesign

ArcDesign is a Clearwater architecture firm that specializes in custom-designed homes and permit drawings. The team at ArcDesign includes designers, drafters, and licensed structural engineers who collaborate to deliver a set of design-approved and permit-ready plans. The company has experience designing home exteriors, interior floorplans, and house elevations. Design style ideas are available online. ArcDesign has won service awards from Houzz, and is a recommended and recognized influencer in home design.

Clearwater, FL 33755 (727) 446-8022

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Bert Thomas

Bert Thomas is an architectural design firm in Tampa that produces buildings that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional. The architectural design team includes both general contractors and developers who help define the scope of the project. The company has worked with clients to create medical and assisted living facility design, commercial building design and retail building design. Bert Thomas has experience in personal residential design, multi-family spaces, site planning, and conceptual costing. The company also has experience in historic renovations.

Brandon, FL 33510 (813) 689-6493

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Cooper Johnson Smith

Cooper Johnson Smith is a Tampa architecture firm that provides world-class architecture and master planning design services for high profile private, public and corporate clients. Past clients include The Disney companies, Marriott Vacation Club International, and the Ritz-Carlton Club. The company creates master plans at every scale and designs virtually every building type. Cooper Johnson Smith has designed projects across North America, The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.

Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 273-0034

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Design Collaborative

Design Collaborative is a full-service architecture firm in Tampa that has experience with a variety of architectural styles and building types. Since 1989, the company has served clients with project management, studies and reports, graphics, real estate development, master planning, specialty consulting, and collaboration. Design Collaborative has designed residential spaces, commercial spaces, restaurants, office and retail, and multi-family units.

Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 966-5115

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Design Freedom

Design Freedom is a full-service small residential architecture firm in Clearwater. The firm promotes sustainable designs to save money and space. The company values quality materials, modern details, and vernacular design. Past projects include residential spaces, accessible remodels, and commercial designs. The company also designs garage workspaces for private residential use. Design Freedom is LEED certified, a Home Accessibility Assessments Provider with the state of Florida, and a Certifying Agent for the Florida Green Building Coalition.

Clearwater, FL 33763 (727) 735-9223

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Design Styles Architecture

Design Styles Architecture is a full service architecture and interior design firm specializing in residential, commercial and educational projects. The team provides the full range of architectural services including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding and negotiation, and contract administration. The firm utilizes the latest CAD and building information modeling software. Clients can visualize the project with 3D modeling and rendering software that includes everything from conceptual sketches to fully realized photo-real renderings.

Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 241-6700

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Halflants+Pichette

Halflants+Pichette is a modern design-build practice in Tampa. The company provides a range of services including architecture, interior design, feasibility studies, and full construction service. Halflants+Pichette creates thoughtful, site-specific designs that respond to clients' ideas by finding inspiration within the constraints of the project. Past projects include modern lofts, personal residences, churches, offices, and physical education spaces. The practice received the 2015 Tampa Bay AIA Firm of the Year Award.

Tampa, FL 33609 (813) 787-4987

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Hartley + Purdy Architecture

Hartley + Purdy Architecture is a Tampa company that creates architecture to inspire people through better places to live, work and play. The design team is comprised of NCARB Certified Licensed Architects in five states, a licensed General Contractor, specialists in Green Building Design, and experts in national and local ADA codes. Hartley + Purdy Architecture offers a complimentary initial consultation, designs feasibility studies and 3D visualization, architectural design, and engineering consultant coordination. Clients can request sealed and permit ready plans, and architectural expert witness services.

Tampa, FL 33607 (813) 353-0035

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Junto

JUNTO is a collaborative studio in Tampa that translates a client’s needs into architecture, interior design, and branding. The company has worked in a variety of settings including commercial, corporate, financial, mercantile, urban design, master planning, and multi-family and single-family residential. The holistic design process aligns the right and left sides of the brain to discover the tools needed to deliver the client's vision. JUNTO is affiliated with the American Institute of Architects, and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 390-8125

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JVB Architect

JVB Architect is a Tampa company that provides a wide range of professional services relating to development, planning, design, interiors, and leasing support services. The company has experience in many building types including speculative and build-to-suit projects, industrial, interiors, medical, office, residential, restaurants, and retail spaces. JVB Architect offers clients development consultation, site analysis, pre-design services, building design, interior design, and project management. The company won the Business of the Year award from the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Tampa, FL 33607 (813) 258-3233

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OT9

OT9 Design is an architectural design studio in Tampa that is focused on innovative, entrepreneurial problem solving and creative sustainability. The company design process follows a client-centric philosophy that develops design solutions for the future. OT9 Design's experience includes custom residential, cultural, primary school, industrial, retail and restaurants. The team at OT9 has experience in museums, aviation, science and technology, laboratories, vivariums, justice, institutional, K-12 and corporate head quarters.

St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 498-5820

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Patrick A. Sullivan, Architect, LLC

Patrick A. Sullivan is a full-service architect who has served the Tampa Bay area since 2013. His team offers residential and commercial architectural planning for the interior and exterior, and he provides designs for remodels as well as newly constructed homes and offices. He gives clients a four-step process on all of his projects, which includes listening to their ideas, analyzing the overall project, scheduling the work, and designing a solution.

8910 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 205-2494

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ROJO Architecture

ROJO Architecture is a Tampa team of architects and interior designers specializing in upscale luxury projects for design-sensitive clients. The staff is experienced project managers, architects, interior designers and interior architects. Past projects include hospitality, retail, commercial office buildings, medical facilities, hospitals, surgery centers, interior architecture build-outs, religious buildings, military buildings, education buildings, custom residential homes, and multi-family buildings. ROJO Architecture uses technology to coordinate the project efficiently, allow for budget adjustments and lower the amount of time needed.

Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 630-5508

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Sharp Design Studio

Sharp Design Studio is a residential design firm in Tampa that develops unique, quality homes. The studio offers residential plans, construction documents, marketing brochures and renderings, drafting services, green building design, universal design, and value engineering. Sharp Design Studio has experience designing new homes, custom homes, town homes, and one of a kind luxury homes. The company is experienced in green building design and is a Certified Green Professional.

Tampa, FL 33626 (813) 408-8404

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Soleil Design Build

Soleil Design Build is a residential design and construction firm in Tampa. The company is uniquely qualified to imagine, design, and construct every project. The company specializes in building new custom homes, additions and renovations, as well as landscape and interior design. Soleil Design Build has experience in historic Hyde Park restorations. Soleil Design has redesigned spaces from single rooms to multi-million dollar projects and creates seamless additions and renovations that respect the original architecture of a home.

Tampa, FL 33629 (813) 839-9363

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SYLLA International

SYLLA International is an award-winning international design and planning firm in Tampa. The firm has worked with clients in North America, Asia, and Africa. The firm has a modern style and has worked on a range of projects such as high-end residences, commercial developments, banks, healthcare facilities, educational facilities, and embassies. SYLLA International specializes in urban planning, interior design, urban design, and building information modeling. The company pursues mindful architecture that builds symbiotic relationships for purposeful engagement.

Tampa, FL 33606 (813) 812-5102

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Twelth Street Studio

Twelfth Street Studio is a modern design architecture firm in Tampa that develops projects rooted in local context. The company considers site factors like cultural and economic environments, programming, budget and schedule constraints, construction techniques, sustainability, innovation, branding, and post-occupancy issues. The company has experience designing commercial, residential, and community sites. Twelfth Street Studio begins with the client’s vision and applies rigorous design values to create a collaborative vision.

Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 221-2577

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Wayne Davis, Architect

Wayne Davis, Architect is an architecture firm that has designed homes for the past 35 years. The company specializes in residential buildings for single and multifamily units and has experience designing light commercial areas such as office, medical clinics, and warehouses. Wayne Davis focuses on sustainability through green design and construction product integration. Wayne Davis uses current technology, and sound construction practices to craft bungalows, Mediterranean style homes, and contemporary spaces.

Pinellas Park, FL 33782 (727) 822-4444

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