About ORA Architecture
Your Premier Modern & Contemporary Architecture Firm
Established in 2010 by principals Andrew J. Iatridis, David Renzulli, and Chris Grimes, ORA Architecture has become one of the leading commercial architecture firms in Raleigh, NC. We serve clients across the Southeast with distinctive, forward-thinking designs and a perspective that's always fresh. Our firm's name is based on a Greek/Italian derivative meaning "in the now," so we strive to ensure all of our designs are firmly rooted in the present while showing an innovative artistry and a focus on the future as well.
Imagination & Flexibility
Delivering Innovation for Any Application
ORA Architecture stands apart from other architecture firms for our ability to bring our unique and imaginative approach to projects of all types, and our experience spans commercial, retail, mixed-use, multifamily, and many other types of projects. The ORA approach to architecture is built upon the youthful energy of our principals, who perform all planning and design work personally. Relying on our breadth of experience, we have the flexibility needed to create progressive designs that work beautifully in the real world while always remaining true to the client's objectives.
Designing for the Future in the Now
At ORA, our philosophy is always to look forward aesthetically while ensuring our unique and special designs emphasize function, budget adherence, and constructability.LEARN MORE
Utilizing the Most Current Approaches
ORA is committed to creating sustainable designs by applying our knowledge to include the latest environmentally-conscious practices and also work toward LEED certification.LEARN MORE
Broad Experience & a Shared Vision
The ORA Architecture leadership team is composed of experienced architects with diverse backgrounds and a shared dedication to making contemporary life more meaningful.LEARN MORE
Hear from Our Many Satisfied Clients
Our clients come to us for our ability to innovate and bring fresh perspectives while creating designs that work in the real world. See what people are saying about working with us.LEARN MORE