Laurels
Best Architects
in Charlotte
2017

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best architects in Charlotte, NC.

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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.

Axiom Architecture

Axiom Architecture was formed in 2007 by David Furman. Mr. Furman has more than 30 years of experience in architecture and specializes in designing multi-family housing. His work can be seen in North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Washington DC area. The firm has won numerous awards for sustainable design and apartment renovation projects.

Charlotte, NC(704) 927-9900

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BeachamBunce+Manley Architecture

Founded in 2005, BeachamBunce+Manley Architecture is a Charlotte-based, international firm providing planning and architectural design services. The firm added an interior design practice in 2011. The firm's work focuses on office, retail, institutional, multi-family, and mixed use buildings. Their projects can range from $10-100M in value.

Charlotte, NC(704) 334-1716

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Bruce Clodfelter, Landscape Architect

Bruce Clodfelter, Landscape Architect is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Clodfelter has more than 30 years of experience in landscape design. His work has been featured in a number of publications including Better Homes and Gardens, Fine Gardening, Carolina Gardener, and Charlotte Home Design. In 1999, Mr. Clodfelter won a prestigious Golden Trowel Award from Garden Design Magazine.

Charlotte, NC(704) 333-1448

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Don Duffy Architecture

Founded in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1995, Don Duffy Architecture specializes in private homes and renovations. The firm's work can be seen in older Charlotte neighborhoods like Eastover, Dilworth, and Myers Park. Owner Don Duffy has 30 years of experience. The firm's work has won a number of awards and has been featured in Coastal Living, Better Homes and Gardens, and Renovation Style magazines, among others.

Charlotte, NC(704) 358-1878

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Frank Smith Residential Design, Inc.

Frank Smith Residential Design, Inc. was founded by Frank Smith in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Smith was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated from Auburn University in 1980 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. Smith's work has been featured in the book Perspectives on Design Carolinas, Luxury Homes of Charlotte Magazine, and Southern Accents Magazine.

Charlotte, NC(704) 332-4075

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Giblin Architecture

Owner Thomas R. Giblin founded Giblin Architecture in 1991 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Giblin has more than 30 years of experience in architectural design. The firm has designed numerous homes valued at more than $2M in the Lake Norman and Charlotte areas. The firm has also designed apartment complexes and clubhouses across the Southeast.

Charlotte, NC(704) 541-5682

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Hall Architects

Hall Architects was founded by Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, FAIA in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Hall has more than three decades of experience in architecture, interior design, and urban design and more than 20 design and specification awards. The firm's portfolio includes cultural, educational, industrial, recreational, and residential projects.

Charlotte, NC(704) 334-2101

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Insight Architects

Insight Architecture was founded by Vincent Gino Ciccarelli. Mr. Ciccarelli has more than 20 years of experience practicing architecture with an emphasis on educational, retail, and entertainment projects. Partner Kristina Held brings 15 years of experience to the firm as well. The firm's work can be found from New York to Florida.

Charlotte, NC(704) 344-0445

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Jenkins-Peer Architects

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jenkins-Peer Architects has been providing architectural, planning, and interior design services in the southeast United States since 1978. The firm's portfolio includes colleges and universities, corporate clients, civic and cultural institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Charlotte, NC(704) 372-6665

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LaBella Associates, DPC

LaBella Associates, DPC is an architecture, engineering, planning, and consulting firm headquartered in Rochester, New York with a branch office in Charlotte, North Carolina, among other locations. The Charlotte branch, formerly Roger Layman Architecture, specializes in commercial and residential architecture and has won numerous awards for its residential work in the Charlotte area.

Davidson, NC(704) 439-2931

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Lindsay Daniel Architecture

Founded in 1990, Lindsay Daniel Architecture specializes in residential projects. The firm serves the southeast United States and is available for special assignments throughout North America and Europe. The firm's portfolio includes a range of projects from small renovations to complete estates.

Charlotte, NC(704) 525-0777

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Liquid Design

Liquid Design was founded by Mike Lee Standley and Michael Williams in Charlotte, North Carolina. The firm specializes in master planning, multi-family, recreational, institutional, and commercial design as well as residential design. Mr. Standley has extensive experience in mixed-use and adaptive reuse projects. In 2007, Mr. Williams was named one of the year’s “40 under 40” by Building Design and Construction magazine.

Charlotte, NC(704) 338-9980

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Miller Architecture

Founded in 1995, Miller Architecture is a full-service, registered architectural firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. The firm's work can be seen in Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, and Ohio. They specialize in multi-family developments, restaurants, commercial, residential, and institutional projects. They also provide historic district design and historic preservation.

Charlotte, NC(704) 377-8500

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Neighboring Concepts

Neighboring Concepts specializes in urban, educational, and corporate projects. The firm provides architecture, planning, urban design, interior design, and development and revitalization services. The firm is also a minority-owned business (MBE), disadvantaged business (DBE), and a historically underutilized business (HUB).

Charlotte, NC(704) 374-0916

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Paul B. Clark, Architect

Paul B. Clark, Ph.D., AIA, PLLC, has been designing homes for nearly three decades. His work can be found in the Mooresville, Davidson, and Charlotte, North Carolina areas. Mr. Clark provides custom home design, renovations, sustainable design, landscape design, and planning services.

Davidson, NC(704) 450-4670

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The Housing Studio

Founded in 1996, The Housing Studio is an architecture and planning firm with a special emphasis on multi-family design. The firm has designed more than 50,000 multi-family housing units along the East Coast and in the Mid-West. The firm's work has won many awards and been featured in Builder & Developer Magazine, Slate Magazine, and the Charlotte Business Journal.

Charlotte, NC(704) 333-7862

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W. J'Nell Bryson, Landscape Architect

W. J'Nell Bryson, Landscape Architect, established an office in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2001. Ms. Bryson has more than 25 years of experience in landscape architecture. Her work can be seen on both the east coast and in northern California, around San Francisco and Napa.

Charlotte, NC(704) 335-3761

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