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Dick’s architectural reputation reflects over twenty-five years of experience bringing projects in on time and under budget. He has built his firm on the beliefs that each client is owed a personal commitment, complete honesty, and the most complete service possible. His office is fully computerized and he is committed to provide the most thorough and technically competent projects possible. He is particularly interested in a regional style or contextual development of architecture that links his profession with his roots. Several of his projects have included the conservation of small towns, and the rehab and reuse of older buildings.  Dick’s firm, Jenkins Architecture, will utilize their talents, resources and computer technical capabilities to provide support for the design team, and coordinate all involved team members. The office has completed projects ranging from residences to a master plan for a church  complex. Dick received his Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from North Carolina State University.

He has been a registered Architect since 1983.

Jenkins Architecture is a full service Architecture and Design firm that specializing in commercial, residential, ecclesiastical, and recreational design. We also provide: programming, space planning, feasibility studies, renovations, additions, adaptive reuse projects, and interiors. As a firm, we strive to create and complete our designs in a timely manner, all while keeping compliance with the projected project budget.  We are able to accomplish this goal by having many years of business experience and a up-to-date computerized office. Our team of professionals at Jenkins Architecture has a passion for design and a dedication to making the world a better place one structure at a time. Each project at Jenkins Architecture goes through a design process allowing the client and architect to collaborate and achieve the best design solution.

This process includes the following phases:

  • Preliminary Study (finding out what’s there)
  • Programming (deciding what the wants and needs are)
  • Schematic Design (design ideas and sketches)
  • Pre-selections of a Contractor
  • Design Development (refining the design)
  • Construction Documents (construction drawings and specifications)
  • Construction Administration