about us

Neighboring Concepts is a unique and inventive multidisciplinary design firm located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We’ve emerged as a leader in the architectural field by delivering elegant, sustainable solutions to valued clients across the southeastern United States. Our mission is to transform urban, educational and corporate communities, improving overall experiences and quality of life, through smart design and responsible planning. Our numerous achievements are due in part, to our team’s unique ability to unify public and private stakeholders toward innovative design solutions. We look forward to continued service and success.

Neighboring Concepts currently holds the following certifications:

(Minority-owned Business Enterprise)

(Disadvantaged Business Enterprise)

(Historically Underutilized Business)


  • Commercial

  • Community

  • Education

  • Planning

  • Preservation

  • Residential

  • Transportation


project awards

  • 2013 AIA Charlotte Urban Design Merit Award

  • 2013 NC Brick Design Honor Award

  • 2007 AIA North Carolina Honor Award, Unbuilt

  • 2011 Metal Construction Association Chairman’s Award | Institutional Category

  • 2011 NOMA Design Excellence Honor Award

  • 2012 AIA Charlotte Carole Hoefener Carriker Sustainable Design Honor Award

  • 2013 Carolinas Parking Association Parking Awards, Parking Structure – New Design

  • 2014 Center City Vision Awards: Special Achievement Award

  • 2019 Excellence in Preservation Award

  • ENR Southeast’s 2018 Best Projects – Transit Award of Merit