Phoenix Architects and Building Designers

Is the scope of your 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 Phoenix interior architects and designers, keep in mind the following tips to help you choose the perfect one: More
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Soloway Designs is an Arizona-based, award-winning Architecture firm serving residential and commercial clients... Read More
Phoenix's Detail Oriented Architectural Designer
Renowned for his extraordinarily broad vision and exquisite attention to detail, owner Bob Bacon’s discerning eye...
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Scottsdale's Innovative Architectural Design Firm | 2x Best of Houzz
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Ron Robinette is a Tucson native with over thirty years of experience and more than 300 constructed projects in... Read More
Scottsdale Area's Award Winning Architectural Firm
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Winners of the AIA National "Future of Architecture" competition, we are a husband & wife led architecture firm... Read More
Leading Scottsdale Architect & Designer Best of Houzz 2013-2018
We are a full service award-winning architecture firm passionate about what we do. Our primary focus is...
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Scottsdale's Award Winning Architect Firm - Best of Houzz 2013-2017!
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Since opening its Old Town Scottsdale office in 2015, Drewett Works has rapidly become one of the most prolific... Read More
Phoenix Premier Architectural Services for Renovations and New Homes
A husband-wife team with over 20 years of experience that uses a multi-faceted set of skills to create...
Arizona's Luxury Residential, Production & Commercial Design Services
For more than 15 years, I PLAN, LLC has showcased high-end home designs in the most prestigious communities...
A 26 year old architecture & interior design firm specializing in new construction, remodels any size, tear... Read More
Greater Phoenix's Boutique Architecture & Building Design Firm
A Phoenix based Architectural Design Firm with over 20 years experience in the field, excited to guide your...
Scottsdale's Nationally Recognized, Award-Winning Architect
We are of the firm belief that the best projects are the result of a team approach by a group of professionals,...
Award winning Phoenix Architect, frequently published and best of Houzz 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013! Spry... Read More
Greater Phoenix Experienced Sustainable Design Firm
The SDS Team offers design, contract documents, and construction management solutions throughout the Southwest....
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From the beginning, I have designed residences. In the last 10 years, I have begun building them as well....
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Design inspires our heart, speaks to our sensibilities, reflects our perspective, and can be the fulfillment of... Read More
Best of Houzz 4 Time Winner Scottsdale's Preferred Architecture Firm
At Kendle Design Collaborative we are a regionally inspired modern architectural design company that embodies...
ArchitecTor, Phoenix Home & Garden Master of the Southwest 2016, is a small architectural firm that specializes... Read More
Best of Houzz Winner Specializing in Residential Design & Remodeling
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Carson Architecture and Design, Inc. is a full-service architectural firm that has a rich history and focus... Read More
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Featured Reviews for Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
Soloway Designs Inc | Architecture + Interiors AIA
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"My wife and I hired Soloway Designs Inc to design and build our second home getaway. After a poor experience of doing this once before I vowed it would never happen again; especially from a long distance. On a cloudy Sunday afternoon with boredom setting in, we decided to go out and about and look at houses. By chance, we turned into a driveway that had a hidden treasure, for us, designed by Marc Soloway. Cutting to the chase, a short time later we had some meetings and decided to take the plunge....again. It was a super positive experience and lots of fun.The process or marriage lasted approximately 3 yrs and guess what;we still communicate with each other. They kept their promises,met deadlines,stayed within their forcasted budgets even though we didn't and had great attitude and most importantly always got back to us in a timely manner. Would I do it again???? Absolutely....if I was younger!!! Sam & Patti Weinstein Edmonton,Alberta. Canada."
- samuelw
Kendle Design Collaborative
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"As the President of Facings of America, I and Lanette, have personally worked with Brent on many high end projects. Brent is one of the best professionals in the industry and will always look out for the best interest of his clients. Kendle design is very creative and every customer will always receive more value then they could ever imagine for his services. He is innovative, challenges us to deliver the best for his clients, and one of the true professionals of his industry. If there were more stars to rate him by he has deserved them."
- Facings of America, Inc
Robinette Architects, Inc.
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"Ron Robinette is an amazing Architect & project manager. He designed our home in Tucson. After the house was built, Ron completed several Commercial & Residential projects for us as well. Ron & his staff are courteous and always there when we need them. Ron really listens to his clients needs & dreams.....believe me he makes all your dreams come true. I recommend Ron Robinette to everyone without hesitation."
- Dr Sarah Puri MD
The Ranch Mine
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"Creative, responsive, cost conscious, The Ranch Mine was a great find for us. With them we were able to create our dream house, we completly remodeled a 50's ranch into a modern, livable space. When people walk in to our home for the the first time, they say wow!"
- rea51
Tate Studio Architects
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"Not only do we think that Mark Tate and his team are wonderful architects, but we view them also as artists. They designed a beautiful home, fulfilling all of our desires and exceeding our expectations. The layout is excellent, with strong consideration to the living experience both within and outside the house walls. It's not yet finished (3 months to go), but we're very excited."
- erosen11
Drewett Works
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"CP Drewett is an awesome architect... personable, innovative, creative, thorough and easy to work with. Great design experience all the way around. We give him our highest recommendation for your design project! -The Silver Family"
- 2boys2000
Designlink Architecture and Interiors
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"We hired Designlink Architecture to renovate our 1980's home. Nothing has been done since it had been built, and though the bones were good, it was dark, chopped up, with very poor room flow. Debra Weisberg, Architect, removed several walls and created new spaces for laundry, kitchen and master bathroom. Debra presented her proposal in such a manner that we knew exactly what our costs were going to be. No hidden costs. At our request, Designlink assisted us with the contractor's bid analysis. She then worked with the selected contractor throughout the entire remodel. We also utilized her interior decorating abilities. We found this internal capability a bonus. She is a good listener and is able to put your thoughts to paper and design. We are very happy with the work Designlink has done and we would highly recommend them. Frank McLanis"
- fmclanis
Spry Architecture
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"I am currenty working with Eric on the construction of our family home. It has been a wonderful journey! Eric has both a great artistic vision for the home but is also a detailed construction manager. He has carefully managed the subcontractors, held down costs, and worked hard to keep everything moving along. He is also fun to work with and is a great communicator."
- lperson
I PLAN, LLC - Architectural Design
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"I used iPlan to create the plans for our home. We had a concept of what we wanted, but they turned our ideas into a unique house that was functional and beautiful. I did recommend iPlan to other friends that were building houses and all had the same experience. Great company and great people."
- Paul Schneider
Architectural Design Studio
Architects and Building Designers in Phoenix
"Aude is an excellent professional. Her designs for our project are wonderful and she is exceptionally proficient. She listens to your wishes and magically interprets them into a comprehensive and detailed design. I highly recommend Architectural Design Studio for your next project."
- sbuchika
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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 subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscaper. 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. Different architecture firms in Phoenix provide different services, so the scope of the work can span from pre-design environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and finishes, depending on what your specific needs are.

What sort of process can I expect from a residential architect?


As far as the process goes, the architecture firm or individual 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. There should be plenty of meetings between you and your building designer until you have agreed upon a design that you are completely happy with. Always keep in mind that the designer will have building codes to follow, and likely pre-existing design limitations when dealing with a remodel, so while they might not be able to execute your exact ideas they always have your safety and aesthetics in mind. One of the most important duties of a residential architect is to serve as managers and supervise most aspects of construction, as well as facilitate communication between all other contractors, so you can expect them to be present throughout the entire building process to ensure everything is executed as planned.

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. Residential architects in Phoenix 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 in Phoenix on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to architects. You may also look through photos of projects to find interior architects and building designers who have worked on a project similar to yours. You can find more architects & building designers in Ahwatukee, Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa and Chandler.

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