400 Canton, NC Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Canton, NC home design project beyond simply replacing countertops or flooring? It’s the responsibility of a home architect to transform human needs and desires into visual concepts and habitable structures. When you hire an architectural designer, you are not only hiring someone for their architectural services, but also to manage and coordinate other parties involved in the project. As you search through interior architects and designers, keep in mind the following tips to help you choose the perfect one: More 
Wright Design (864) 907-1054
Greenville, SC, 29601
50 miles from Canton
Wright Design has quickly distinguished itself as a premier architecture firm serving Upstate South Carolina, Western North Carolina and beyond. Our portfolio features... Read More
ACM Design (828) 684-9884
Asheville, NC, 28803
18 miles from Canton
Here at ACM Design, we are a small, collaborative design firm based out of Asheville, NC that specializes in custom residential design. By integrating the disciplines of... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29601
50 miles from Canton
Neal Prince Studio is an award winning custom residential design studio founded in 1969. We pride ourselves on exceeding our client's goals by providing thoughtful, timeless, &... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29615
50 miles from Canton
Known as one of the nation's leading residential house plan designers, we offer award-winning pre-designed home plans. Committed to excellence -- from the attention to detail we... Read More
Samsel Architects (828) 253-1124
Asheville, NC, 28801
17 miles from Canton
Samsel Architects has produced award-winning design in Asheville and the Western North Carolina region since 1985. We specialize in custom residential architecture, inns,... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29607
50 miles from Canton
Dullea + Associates, Inc. designs custom homes, renovations, and additions that are as distinctive and unique as our clients. With over 25 years of experience in the residential... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29615
50 miles from Canton
We are a full service architectural design firm focusing on new custom homes, renovations, and restoration. Read More
Greenville, SC, 29601
50 miles from Canton
Nationally recognized leader in sustainable architecture with the express conviction that every building should enhance the well being of its occupants, achieve economy through... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29601
50 miles from Canton
Architecture firm specializing in custom residential home and renovation design, with projects in Colorado and South Carolina. Read More
Greer, SC, 29650
50 miles from Canton
Kustom Home Design is a full service custom home and home renovation design firm. We specialize in residential designs that meet the unique needs of our clients in a personalized... Read More
Design Elite (864) 234-7695
Greenville, SC, 29615
50 miles from Canton
Since its creation nearly two decades ago in Greenville, SC, Design Elite has been offering custom residential architectural design services including over 100 projects in the... Read More
Asheville, NC, 28806
14 miles from Canton
Rusafova-Markulis Architects is a design focused architectural practice. Our design aesthetic is modern, site sensitive and environmentally conscious. Our aspiration is to do the... Read More
Greenville, SC, 29609
50 miles from Canton
Tindall Architecture Workshop (TAW) is a small collaborative studio that focuses on residential architecture and custom woodworking...blah...blah...blah. You can read on a... Read More
Brevard, NC, 28712
23 miles from Canton
We at Platt Architecture are focused on helping our clients achieve exceptional design quality and sustainability at a predictable cost on a predictable schedule. Our expertise... Read More
Travelers Rest, SC, 29690
44 miles from Canton
As a small, boutique design firm, Southgate’s clients enjoy unparalleled attention, service, and value. Whether a pre-designed plan, small renovation, or custom home, Southgate... Read More
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How do I find the best architect for my home design project?


It is best to hire a home architect who will be involved in all phases of the design process, from the initial concept to the completed construction. The architect is often the first person you will hire for your project. If necessary, they might also help you select and hire North Carolina subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscape architects. Interior architects are also involved in negotiating contracts for all involved participants. It is for these reasons that it is extremely important for you to have a good relationship with the residential architect you hire. He or she can be the tie-breaking vote between you and the general contractor and can be your biggest advocate during the construction process. Depending on the interior architecture company that you hire, the scope of the work can span from pre-design environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and finishes.

As far as the process goes, the architecture firm that you choose will start with concept drawings and finish with construction drawings and documents. Some firms even design with 3D renderings and videos, but that should not be assumed. One of the most important duties of an architect is to serve as managers and supervise most aspects of construction, as well as facilitate communication between all other contractors.

It is very important to hire the right professional for the job. Remember that the most well-known or established designer might not provide the best architectural services for your needs. It all comes down to the individual project. Research and ask people whose work you like for recommendations. It's important to have somewhat of an idea of the style of house architecture that you prefer, as well as the amount you would like to spend. Architects are natural problem solvers. They will assess the entire situation and help you to solve your problems too. Don't settle for a single company too early. Call and interview a few. Make sure that you feel like your personalities will mesh well and that you like their professional perspective.

Questions to ask prospective interior architects:


  • What is your fee structure?
  • What does the cost include?
  • Do you have professional liability insurance?
  • Can you handle my special requests (ADA, LEED etc.)?
  • What types of renderings (3D, video, illustrative) will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When do you expect to start and be finished with the project?
  • What do your services include? (It's best that the services are until construction is completed.)
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Would you say your work has a defining style? (This is important in case the architect's personal style will interfere with your vision.)
  • Will you help with hiring a general contractor and subcontractors?
  • What do you estimate the cost will be?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any complications you foresee with this project?


Find a home architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Canton, NC architect. You may also look through photos of North Carolina projects to find interior architects or designers who have worked on a project similar to yours. You can find more architects & building designers in Asheville, Waynesville, Woodfin, Avery Creek and Bent Creek.
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