582 Charlotte Architects & Designers

Is the scope of your Charlotte Metro Area home design project more involved than replacing your kitchen countertops or bathroom flooring? It is the responsibility of home architects to transform human needs and desires into visual concepts and habitable structures. When you hire a home architect, you are not only hiring someone to design and build your home, but you are also hiring the person who will manage all of your budgetary limitations and site constraints, as well as coordinate the relationships of all parties involved in the project. More 
Charlotte, NC, US 28262
KDH Residential Designs offers a personalized home designing experience tailored to each client's specific needs. We specialize in custom home building, remodels, and additions.... Read More 
Designers of custom and stock home plans.
Mooresville, NC, US 28117
Exceptional homes...by Design. Pippin Home Designs, Inc. is a full-service residential design firm, specializing in environmentally friendly custom new home and renovation... Read More 
KDH Residential Designs offers a personalized home designing experience tailored to each client's specific needs. We specialize in custom home building, remodels, and additions.
Matthews, NC, US 28105
Custom residential architectural design for renovations, additions and custom homes Read More 
RLA is comprised of a group of talented design professionals practicing in the fields of architecture, interior design & space planning. We strive to provide excellent architectural & interior design
Charlotte, NC, US 28227
Established in Charlotte, NC in 2003, Elite Design Group has built a reputation for providing unique home designs with a classic, timeless elegance. Owner and President JJ Barja... Read More 
Fryday & Doyne (704) 372-0001
We Serve Charlotte NC - From Architecture to Interior Design, our process begins with dialogue. From start to finish, we believe that designing your home should be creative and exciting.
Charlotte, NC, US 28270
Full Service Interior Design firm with a focus on Kitchen and Bath renovation and design. Read More 
Huntersville, NC, US 28078
Craft Design Studio, LLC is an Architecture Firm, specializing in Authentic, Traditionally Rooted Architecture, in an Urban context. Read More 
Charlotte, NC, US 28204
Houghland Architecture's mission, according to owner Gray Houghland, is “to provide functional solutions that have soul.” With expertise across a wide spectrum of design... Read More 
Don Duffy Architecture (704) 358-1878
Charlotte, NC, US 28207
We are residential practice dedicated to helping our clients create a home that embraces their life. Our staff of four architects, one technician and one office manager are set... Read More 
Banner Elk, NC, US 28604
Passionate about all things design, Brent Christopher Simmons and Autumn Kellie Christian founded Christopher Kellie Design to provide smart architectural design solutions that... Read More 
Davidson, NC, US 28036
RLA is comprised of a group of talented design professionals practicing in the fields of architecture, interior design, and space planning. We strive to provide excellent... Read More 
Davidson, NC, US 28036
An award-winning architectural practice providing a full range of design services for new projects, renovations, and additions. Read More 
Columbia, SC, US 29201
Architectural firm with focus on southeastern regional residential design, both new construction and remodeling Read More 
Charlotte, NC, US
Pursley Dixon Architecture is an architecture and interior design firm specializing in custom residential work. Founded on the simple thought that beauty matters, the nationally... Read More 
Cornelius, NC, US 28031
Judy McLean Custom Interiors is a residential Interior Design business that provides a full range of services. I listen to what a client desires and make it happen. Read More 
Dialect (704) 488-6811
Charlotte, NC, US 28205
Dialect Design builds and designs anything but architecture. We create livable art. Read More 
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It is best to hire a house 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 subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscape architects. House 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 interior architect you hire. He or she can be the tiebreaking vote between you and the general contractor, and can be your biggest advocate along the way during construction. Depending on the company that you hire, the scope of the work can span from predesign environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and interior finishes. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of architects & designers: Interior Designers & Decorators, General Contractors, Home Builders, Design-Build Firms, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers.

As far as the process goes, the architecture company that you hire will start with concept drawings and finish with construction drawings and documents. Some firms even design with 3-D 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 be the best interior architect for you. 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 what you would like to do to your Charlotte Metro Area home and how much 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 a prospective home architect:


  • 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 (3-D, 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?

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