An architecture firm that believes in the power of DESIGN to improve the quality of life through the built environment.

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Zipper Architecture is a small architecture firm that believes DESIGN matters. It is our goal to provide high quality architectural services to create a built environment that benefits all of our clients. Ryan Edwards, AIA NCARB the founding principal of Zipper Architecture takes a personal stake in all projects from initial designs, computer modeling, product and material selections, working drawings, through construction administration. It is this personal hands on attention that sets Zipper Architecture apart from other firms and allows up to provide such a high quality of DESIGN for all of our clients. Zipper Architecture DESIGNS a large range of projects including Single Family, Multi-Family, Commercial, Adaptive Reuse, Mixed Use and Development.

Ryan Edwards, AIA, NCARB

Founding Principal Architect

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Ryan has Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Bachelors of Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Since graduating from architecture school Ryan has worked for a number of architecture firms. His experience includes, but is not limited to single family homes, office buildings, condos, and mixed use developments.

In addition to his design skills, Ryan brings sophisticated computer model and visualization tools to the residential market with a broad background in sustainability, product selection, interior finishes, cabinetry design and accessibility.

Zipper Architecture, P.L.L.C.

Office Address

200 North Main Street

Graham, NC 27253

Mailing Address

PO Box 2539

Burlington, NC 27216


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