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 interior architects and designers, keep in mind the following tips to help you choose the perfect one: More
  • Crisp Architects

    We design new homes, additions, and renovations, and provide green solutions in New York, Massachusetts, Connectic...

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  • Kitchen

    Professional Architectural Design Firm Based in Leesburg, VA

    T.J. Gilbride Architects, Inc. is a full-service architectural design firm specializing in high quality custom hom...

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  • Hill Country Farmhouse

    Geschke Group Architecture specializes in site-specific Custom Residential Projects. We are dedicated to creating...

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    Click to callAustin, TX
  • Eagle's Nest

    Leesburg Area's AIA Affiliated Architectural Design Firm

    Quality, affordable architectural services for residential and small commercial projects with particular interest...

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  • 2014 Parade Home - Alpine

    At JCD - Custom Home Design (Formerly Joe Carrick Design), we believe a well-designed home features stunning aesth...

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    Click to callSpanish Fork, UT
  • Virginia Award Winning Architect | 9x Best of Houzz Winner

    A shared philosophy of giving back is what motivates the talented team at Purple Cherry Architects. Our work is de...

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  • Board & Vellum is a design firm offering integrated architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture serv...

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    Click to callSeattle, WA
  • Loudoun County's Balanced Architects & Building Designers

    Our operating philosophy as consulting engineers is based on the belief that each project has a unique solution th...

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  • Robin McCarthy is a California licensed architect who specializes in residential architecture. My company, Arch S...

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    Click to callSan Jose, CA
  • Brickmoon Design is an award-winning custom residential architecture and interior design firm serving the Greater...

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    Click to callHouston, TX
  • Founded in 1989, Cornerstone Architects is an architectural design firm based in Austin, Texas. Cornerstone specia...

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    Click to callAustin, TX
  • BEST OF HOUZZ 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2018 Purple Cherry Architects is a high-end residential architecture firm servi...

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    Click to callAnnapolis, MD
  • Archer & Buchanan Architecture is an award winning custom design firm dedicated to the thoughtful design of tradit...

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    Click to callWest Chester, PA
  • Visbeen Architects has been in the business of bringing architectural dreams to life - from unique, custom-designe...

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    Click to callGrand Rapids, MI
  • dSPACE Studio is an award-winning architecture firm dedicated to architecture, interiors, and landscape. Projects...

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    Click to callChicago, IL
  • BEST OF HOUZZ (DESIGN): 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 BEST OF HOUZZ (CUSTOMER SERVICE): 2019, 2017, 2016,...

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    Click to callSan Jose, CA
  • Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A. is a design oriented architectural firm specializing in single family residential...

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    Click to callNaples, FL
  • Noble Johnson Architects, LLC (formerly William C Johnson Architect, LLC) is a small, full service architectural +...

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    Click to callNashville, TN
  • Chris Wyrick has been designing custom homes since 1999. His background in custom home design, construction, sched...

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    Click to callSpring, TX

Featured Reviews for Architects and Building Designers

T.J. Gilbride Architects, Inc.
Architects and Building Designers
Mar 15, 2017
“We have worked with Tom Gilbride, president of T.J. Gilbride Architects, on a few projects and are currently building one with them now. Tom's approach with the clients is excellent. He takes the time to make sure they understand the details of the project before it's being built. His knowledge of details and products available on the market is extensive. He makes clients feel informed and at ease during the whole design and construction process. From a general contractor's position working with his drawings, we have been pleased with the level of detail and clarity they provide. He's also involved on the construction side of projects from a construction administrative standpoint. Unlike some other architects we've worked with, he's helpful and available to the general contractor and the subs as needed throughout the project. He has a good understanding of the means and methods of construction demonstrated in his construction drawings. This understanding is also a refreshing trait for a builder that fosters a good relationship and communication throughout the project, ultimately leading to a well built project and satisfied clients. I would highly recommend T.J. Gilbride Architects to anyone looking to build or renovate as well as to builders looking to partner with a quality architectural firm.”
Willoughby Design, LLC
Architects and Building Designers
Jul 17, 2016
“We used Todd on our house renovation, and we had a terrific experience. Todd was easy to work with and we liked and used most of his ideas on our final project. We also appreciate that he listened to our concerns and made adjustments to the plans based on our back and forth discussions. He was always on time for meetings and responsive to our requests and questions. We were impressed with the level of detail that was in our final plans. We feel his rates were competitive and we would use him again.”
Purple Cherry Architects
Architects and Building Designers
Jun 29, 2013
“I would highly reccomend Cathy Cherry. I had the pleasure of working with her on a house that she designed for Baldwin Homes for the Maryland Green Show Home. The area that I designed and furnished was the Kitchen, Eat-in Area and Great Room. I love how she designed the areas to be an open floor plan. I find that homeowners in this area of Maryland like open floor plans because it is a more interactive but, casual way of life. When I heard that Cathy was designing the home and wanted it to be a "tidal" home I knew that her style would fit hand in glove with my "Chesapeake Cozy" style. The architectural detail on the home was top notch. In my area, I particularly loved the strong columns. I repeated the detail in my custom built-ins flanking the fireplace. It was easy to plan the interior design around Cathy's classic taste! Gina Fitzsimmons, ASID”
Crisp Architects
Architects and Building Designers
Jan 9, 2012
“Working with Jimmy Crisp and his associates was a great and valuable learning experience that could not have turned out better than it did. Jimmy truly met, and in many instances, went beyond our expectations. The project, which was a complete gut renovation, went very smoothly and it did come in on budget with the exception of new items that were included after our original quote. Of course there were differences of opinions and long discussions about changes/desired outcomes and new costs, however, I would say that because of Jimmy's constant presence at the site, complete knowledge of exactly what was suppose to happen at all stages of the project and calm manner we escaped situations that could, at the time, have been less satisfactory. Jimmy, the associates and clerical employees of his firm are all a 10 in my book! My experience with Crisp Architects makes me believe that anyone seeking a great architect, backed by a most professional staff, could not do better than to choose Crisp Architects.”
Geschke Group Architecture
Architects and Building Designers
Jan 24, 2013
“Kai Geschke combined creativity and german efficiancy to design the perfect custom home for us! He listened carefully to our wants and needs and incorporated them beautifully into the technical work he did as our architect. He helped us think about aspects of designing a home that never would have occured to us and provided expertise in all the areas that we hired a professional for, while being considerate of our tastes and special needs. He worked to accomodate our timing and is quick to respond to questions or concerns. He has been great about making changes and seeing this process through to our complete satisfaction. We recommend him highly!”
JCD Custom Home Design
Architects and Building Designers
Nov 3, 2011
“We are so pleased with our home that was drawn by Joe Carrick Design. We have always been treated like a priority! While building our home we never hesitated to call and ask questions and they have always been extremely quick and helpful! We are completely satisfied with their integrity and honesty with our project and consider them our friends. We recommend Joe Carrick Design to anyone looking to build a quality, economical, and beautiful home! ”
Board & Vellum
Architects and Building Designers
Nov 5, 2013
“Board and Vellum designed my retail store and did an absolutely amazing job! They were pleasant to work with, super creative, and affordable. I'm already working with them on my next project.”
Arch Studio, Inc.
Architects and Building Designers
Aug 6, 2012
“Robin is the most client oriented and talented architect that I have worked with in the last 10 years. I appreciate her ability to understand the client's needs and translate that onto a blue print that is very professional. I would recommend her for any job big or small that you are considering. Great job Robin! As a designer and Realtor I can say that Robin delivers an excellent product with attention to detail and timeliness. We will continue to work on jobs together in the future. Photos of before and after to follow....... Love her staff too!”
Brickmoon Design
Architects and Building Designers
Jan 31, 2013
“We hired Brickmoon Design to draw plans for our small 1920 bungalow to add a 2nd bath and were hoping to get the washer/dryer into the house (from the garage). They came up with 2 main ideas, took dimensions and we had the survey done, but we have not made a decision on whether to 1) stay within our small 1350 sf footprint, or 2) add onto the house at a substantially higher cost. My husband doesn't want to spend the extra money to add on but I like the addition idea the best, so we have not gone any further. So far, we are out about $5,000 for plans and survey but are stalled. Brickmoon gave us exactly what we asked for, but I still think there has got to be a cost effective way to add an additional 200-300 square feet. Am I dreaming?”
Cornerstone Architects
Architects and Building Designers
Sep 11, 2012
“I have worked with Cornerstone Group on several occasions. I have found them to be very creative while remaining true to their customer's goals and desires. They also hit their time commitments which really helps with keeping the project on track. I would definitely recommend their services.”
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