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We appreciate your interest in our firm and welcome you to our website.

Established in 1999, Alternative Architecture is an award-winning, full-service architectural firm located in Wilmington, NC.  Our body of work includes a wide range of project types, including single-family residential, multi-family residential, commercial and church projects primarily located in the coastal regions of the Carolinas and Georgia.

At Alternative Architecture we offer a sustainable, economical approach to building design by focusing on innovative and energy-efficient design solutions.  Utilizing cutting-edge technologies such as passive and active solar design, insulated concrete form (I.C.F.) construction, and other alternative building techniques, we are able to practice environmental stewardship, while maintaining our mission of offering exceptional design.


Our firm philosophy centers on creating a client-centered, collaborative process by maintaining open communication from design conception to project completion.  Our passion for providing innovative, quality design allows us to assist our clients in bringing their dreams and vision to fruition.  At Alternative Architecture, we believe that good design can occur on any budget, and that architecture is meant to enhance the quality of life and bring pleasure to those who inhabit the structures that we design.

Please feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail if you have any questions, or would like to arrange a meeting in person.  We look forward to hearing from you!