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Best Architects
in Fairfax
2021

Why These Architects?

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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Architectural Design Studio

Architectural Design Studio is based in McLean, Virginia and specializes in planning, architecture, engineering, interior design, and graphic design. Their architecture services include architecture design, space planning, review and analysis, and more. Architectural Design Studio was established by S. Michael Ghorbanian in 1989 and Mr. Ghorbanian possesses many years of varying architectural experience.

McLean, VA 22101

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Architecture + Design Associates, Inc.

Architecture + Design Associates, Inc. is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm that is located in Fairfax, Virginia. With over 30 years experience, the company's interpretations of architecture and interior design have changed and evolved throughout the years, however, their philosophy has never changed. The company seeks to provide the highest quality design and service to their clients.

Fairfax, VA 22030

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Commonwealth Home Design

Commonwealth Home Design is a custom home builder that is located in Vienna, Virginia. They happily serve all of Northern Virginia and the surrounding areas. The company offers home remodeling, renovation, custom new home construction, architectural design, and design-build services. Commonwealth Home Design has been featured on Houzz. In 2013, they won the Gold Award in the Professional Remodeler Design Awards– Exterior Category.

Vienna, VA 22180

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DBI Architects, Inc.

DBI Architects, Inc. is a Reston, Virginia-based firm. Established in the 1990s, their design services include master planning, architecture, interior architecture and design, and stealth design. Their architectural division delivers expertise in building design, including commercial office buildings, private schools, colleges and universities, and churches. DBI Architects, Inc. has received the 2016 Honor Award from the ICC-B AIA Potomac Valley Chapter.

Reston, VA 20190

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DW Ricks Architects + Associates

DW Ricks Architects + Associates or DWRA is a full-service architecture firm that is located in Arlington County. The company offers residential design, competitive bidding, and construction management. The firm manages all their projects following stages such as the pre-design, design phase, construction documents phase, construction phase, and post-construction. DW Ricks Architects + Associates has been voted as Best Architect in the 2014 Arlington Magazine 2014 Best of Issue.

Arlington, VA 22201

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FOX Architects, LLC

FOX Architects, LLC has offices located in McLean, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The firm has both architecture and interior design capabilities and their services include master planning, site planning, and analysis. The company also provides full architectural services such as design, documentation and construction, environmental design, feasibility studies, and programming. FOX Architects, LLC has a one-of-a-kind multi-disciplined design strategy and has received the 2016 NAIOP Award of Excellence by the Washington REIT.

McLean, VA 22102

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Hickok Cole Architects

Hickok Cole Architects is a firm with offices located in Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA. The company is comprised of architects, project managers, interior designers, graphic/media designers, strategists, and researchers. Every one of them contributes in a unique and diverse way to their broad-based design practice. Hickok Cole Architects has won the 2016 Best Real Estate Deals Award from the Washington Business Journal.

Washington, DC 20007

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Loveless Porter Architects, LLC

Established in 1975, Loveless Porter Architects, LLC is based in Northern Virginia and serves a diverse set of clients, including breweries/distilleries, retailers, fitness centers, daycares and flex/office buildings. Services include programming, design development, construction documents, bidding and construction contract administration. Clients also credit Loveless Porter, winner of the 2016 and 2017 Virginia Living “Best of Virginia Award,” for patiently shepherding them through the often complex permitting and construction process.

Manassas, VA 20110

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Robert E. Beach Architects, LLC

Robert E. Beach Architects, LLC is a Falls Church, Virginia-based architecture firm. Founded in 1989, their services include project scheduling and pre-planning studies, forensic architecture, programming for design, site planning, master planning, and more. Robert E. Beach Architects, LLC is a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Falls Church, VA 22046

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The Lexington Group, LLC

The Lexington Group, LLC is a Clifton, Virginia-based architecture firm and proudly has over 60 years of combined experience. Their areas of expertise include custom homes, additions, renovations and remodeling, energy and sustainability audits, and architectural plans and concepts. The Lexington Group, LLC is a proud member of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association and Custom Builders Council.

Clifton, VA 20124

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UA-HIE Design

UA-HIE Design is a building design company that has offices located in Tysons Corner and Chantilly, Virginia. Their design and consulting services include architecture, interior design, engineering, master planning, community planning, building feasibility studies, programming, and more. UA-HIE Design is a recipient of the Sun Gazette’s 2016 Best of Fairfax Award.

Tysons Corner, VA 22182

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