Last updated on May 22nd, 2024 at 12:38 am

Greensboro is an excellent place for people to  live, work, and play. The 2017 census data tells us that more millennials are choosing to move to Greensboro instead of cities like Raleigh and Austin.

The list below contains eight of the best industrial contractors in Knoxville, Tennessee. They were chosen based on their recognitions and awards, experience, and portfolio.

Walter Robbs

530 North Trade St, Suite 301, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

Founded in 1965, Walter Robbs is a planning, architectural, and interior design firm that has earned a reputation for its quality design resulting in client satisfaction over the last fifty-six years.

Walter Robbs approaches architecture following one central philosophy: to produce work driven by client-centered design. To achieve this, it utilizes an interactive design process to ensure an output that reflects the client’s three-dimensional functional and visual objectives. This design process uses various functional or aesthetic drivers to come up with several conceptual designs that test the program requirements of the project.

Some of the awards that Walter Robbs received recently are the 2020 CPN Star Award Project Winner, 2019 Best Project – Government/ Public Building category, Engineering News Record, and Forsyth Country Club Renovation Earns AIA Design Award 2015.

Lindsey Architecture

324 S. Elm St, Suite 500, Greensboro, NC 27401

Lindsey Architecture is an award-winning firm headquartered in Downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. Established in 2008, it offers architectural, interior design, and planning services. The firm brings together a diverse, dedicated, and talented group of professionals to deliver top-notch architectural services to its broad base of clients throughout the Southeast.

The Lindsey Architecture team completes projects by putting themselves in the client’s shoes to understand the client’s requirements. No matter the size of the project, the Lindsey team maintains the same approach; it always aims to be client-focused and deliver a full range of services through consistent communication and collaboration.

Throughout the company’s fifteen years in the business, it has received numerous awards such as the CPN Star Award 2018 – Greensboro Science Center Wiseman Aquarium Expansion, CPN Star Award 2017 – Piedmont Triad International Airport Terminal Renovation, and NAIOP NC Small Project of the Year Award 2017 – Historic Shevell Building.

TFF Architects & Planners, LLP

300 North Greene St, Suite 285, Greensboro NC | 27401

Since its inception in 1996, Teague Freyaldenhoven Freyaldenhoven Architects & Planners, LLP have operated in its home base in Greensboro, North Carolina. For over twenty-five years, the firm has offered architectural,  planning, project management, and historic restoration services for clients in the healthcare, governmental, commercial, educational, senior living, and religious industries.

Its primary objective in each project is to ensure that the goals and design requirements of its clients remain at the center of the entire design process to achieve its high standard for success. TFF ensures that each project is managed and administered excellently to achieve consistent and superb design. Client satisfaction is the top priority, and because of this, ninety percent of their business comes from repeat customers.

ESPA Architects & Planners

2638 Willard Dairy Rd, Suite 100, High Point, NC 27265

ESPA Architects & Planners, established in 1997, is a planning and architectural design firm. The company has a variety of experienced professional engineers and experienced consultants who provide excellent design projects for medical, religious, multi-residential, educational, governmental, and commercial clients in Virginia and North Carolina.

The ESPA team manages each project differently, ensuring that the experts they assign to each design team and the concepts they come up with fit the requirements of the client and the project. With over twenty-one years of experience, the firm creates synergy between the client’s vision and the technical aspects of building to produce beautiful and environmentally responsible structures.

Charles Pearce, a  principal with ESPA, is in charge of project management and office operations. He is a graduate of UNC Charlotte and has over thirty-five years of experience in the construction and design industry.

Triad Design Group

4807 Koger Blvd, Suite C, Greensboro NC, 27407

Since its inception in 1994, the Triad Design Group has provided its clients in the southeast and across the country with architectural design, structural engineering, and civil engineering services. TDG believes in its ability to illustrate, communicate, and manage every client’s vision through functional design.

The firm is collaborative and dedicated to creating spaces that improve people’s lives and their communities. Architects in TDG work to bring functionality and aesthetics together to produce dynamic spaces ultimately.

It offers the following architectural services: Programming, Schematic Design, Three Dimensional Renderings, Conceptual Design, Interiors, Construction Administration, Construction Documents, and Permitting.

The Triad Design Group is currently led by three principals Mark P. Davis, PE (Chief Structural Engineer), L. Allan Hill, PE (Chief Civil Engineer), and Mark Michalak, AIA NCARB (Chief Architect).

Steven Johnson Architect

6004 New Bailey Tr, Greensboro, NC 27455

Founded in 2008, Steve specializes in Design-Build, collaborating with proficient local contracts right at the onset of the design process. Steven has almost two decades of commercial and residential design-build professional experience in the Triad.

His expertise is primarily on commercial renovations/uplifts, custom homes, outdoor living spaces, historic preservation, additions/renovations, passive-solar design, and kitchen/bath.  Steve is a general contractor, but third party contractors have built many projects in his portfolio while he was a Principal Architect and Project Manager for those firms.

Several institutions have recognized Steven’s work for the past thirteen years. He has been featured in the Rhino Times, Parade of Homes, Greensboro Builders Association’s Tour of Remodeled Homes, Yes Weekly, the Preservation Greensboro’s Tour of Historic Homes, and the News and Record. Preservation Greensboro has also given Steven’s work several awards.

Owen Architecture, pllc

228 Knollwood St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104

Owen Architecture, PLLC has served clients in the Triad area and beyond since 1996. For almost two decades, it has specialized in designing and planning facilities for commercial, medical, governmental, and retail clients. The firm is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Focusing on a client-centered design approach, the company understands that the crucial elements driving the design of a project are budget, the building code, and image and program concepts. The Owen Architecture team focuses on creating a balanced approach of design, budget, and service to achieve client satisfaction.

The team knows that combining those factors is essential and must be considered to ensure that the right design for its clients is delivered. Owen Architecture is currently led by Kevin Owen, he is the firm’s Architect and Principal Owner. He received his Bachelor’s of Arts in Architecture at the University of North Carolina Charlotte in 1984 and became a Licensed Architect in North Carolina in 1992.

Peterson/Gordon Architects

3508-A Vest Mill Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Peter/Gordon Architects is a small architectural firm established in 2003. It is located in Winston Salem and has specialized in institutional and commercial projects such as churches, performing arts facilities, public schools, and corporate offices since its inception twenty-one years ago.

The firm’s principals and team members have over fifty years of experience in Institutional-related projects. The team’s major projects under their belt are The Hermitage at Cedarfield in Richmond to Salemtowne in Winston-Salem.

Peter/Gordon Architects focus on three distinct values: efficient building Maintenance and Operation, low cost of construction, and low cost of Services. It also commits to have the partners/architects manage the end-to-end work with clients, from the first meeting to design to closeout.


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