Firm Profile

Alternative Architecture is a full service architectural firm celebrating our fifteenth year in business.  Alternative Architecture is a small firm located in Wilmington, NC headed by Michael J. Connor.  Michael is intimately involved with all aspects of project design and development, and offers personalized service from site analysis and initial conceptual design to construction completion.

Alternative Architecture provides services up and down the Eastern Seaboard, but primarily focuses on projects located in Coastal North and South Carolina and Georgia.  Alternative Architecture’s creative approach to distinctive and sustainable design has led to recognition through a number of regional and national publications. Our firm is committed to the pursuit of creating innovative design, fostering a collaborative relationship with clients, and adhering to the principles of environmental stewardship.

The portfolio of Alternative Architecture showcases our firm’s rich and diverse expertise in all areas of architectural practice.  Our experience includes, but is not limited to, single-family residential design, multi-family residential design, church design, commercial projects, master planning services and forensics work.  The unifying factor among our array of projects is our dedication to creating distinctive and creative environments for the clients whose vision we wish to bring to fruition.