Don Duffy

Don Duffy
Founder of Don Duffy Architecture, Charlotte, NC


Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, UNC Charlotte (1980)
Bachelor of Architecture, UNC Charlotte (1982)

Don has 30+ years of experience designing private homes and renovations. Prior to founding Don Duffey Architecture in 1995, Don served clients as a senior architect at Meyer-Greeson Architecture for eleven years. Duffy Architecture is a full-service architectural firm specializing in residential architecture, concentrating on the client’s vision. "One will note our traditional designs celebrate an art form that has withstood the test of time. Much of our work can be seen in the older Charlotte neighborhoods of Eastover, Dilworth, and Myers Park, including new homes built to look "old" and elegant renovations in which new and old are blended seamlessly," states their website.

Don has both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and The Institute of Classical Architecture and is a founding member of the Congress of Residential Architecture in Charlotte. Don served as a member of the Charlotte Historic Commission for six years. 


Check out these photos from his time in the School of Architecture 


Work Samples

The Fork Farm
Date Completed: 9/2/2008 | Credit: Don Duffy Architecture

This home is the main residence on the farm that includes a 7000 member timber frame equine barn, ordinary, 1500 meter cross country course and many miles of trials. to support a sportsman’s life. The house full of hand crafted details.

The Southern Farm
Date Complete: March 2015 | Credit: Don Duffy Architecture

“The home was conceived as an Agra Industrial Barn, located in upstate SC on a rural farm. Passive cooling was used through a silo tower drawing air from the lower level air up through the house and out the silo ventilation windows. Many of the interior materials came from local sources and each having a story behind their acquisition.“