Spivey Architects employs the best residential architects in Charleston. Let them design your luxury home today.

Designed for home.

Isn't it time you had the luxury home you've always dreamed about?

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Designed for business.

We create commercial spaces that fit the way you want to work.

Luxury home architects in Charleston SC

Designed for life.

You provide the vision, our 30+ years of design and build experience will do the rest.

The Charleston Architect for Custom Luxury Homes & Commercial Properties


Quality. Integrity. Spivey.

At Spivey Architects, we specialize in luxury. Whether it’s a commercial space in downtown Charleston for your thriving business, or your custom dream home where your family will make memories, our commercial and residential architects will bring your vision to life.

We encourage you to review our gallery to see what over 30 years of experience as architects in Charleston, excellent service, and attention to detail have created.

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The Hallmark of Good Design

As experienced commercial and residential architects, we offer a wide variety of services within the built environment. We are available for short-term consultation, annual consulting contracts as an outsourced facilities planner, and start-to-finish project delivery.


Are you ready to enjoy southern coastal living at its finest? Families are making memories in their custom homes designed by the residential architects at Spivey Architects in Charleston, Kiawah Island, Hilton Head, James Island, and other desirable locations.

  • Custom home design
  • Project management
  • Additions and renovations
  • Interior design

We design spaces that allow you and your staff to work happier and smarter. Whether you are building a new structure or fitting your business into an existing one, we will ensure your new space functions well and reflects your brand.

  • New construction design
  • Upfits
  • Interior design
  • Project management

In our minds, South Carolina architecture isn’t just about design. It also includes planning and analysis to ensure every space we design makes the best use of the site selected and will continue to serve you well in the future.

  • Site planning
  • Site analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Commercial master planning


“Michael and his team have been an invaluable asset to our organization. They have undertaken a very wide range of projects for us over the last four plus years. In each case, they are attentive, professional and proactive in developing a solution that always works in our best interest. Their in-depth experience is a tremendous asset for us. If you are looking for a facilities expert, I would highly endorse Spivey Architects, Inc.”

-Scott Woods, CEO, SC Federal Credit Union

“We knew, during the periods of drawing preparation and construction that you had designed an extraordinary home for us.”

-Herchiel Sims, Kiawah Island

“It was a pleasure to work with you and your associates…we hope that we have the opportunity to work with you again.”

-John C. Maize, MD, Maize Center for Dermatopathology

“I would like to thank you for the high quality design and supervision in the construction of our orthodontic office…producing a signature building on time and on budget.”

-Lee Hershon, DDS, Hershon Orthodontics

“The use of angles and glass to enhance (not only the view from each of our windows, but the accent it gives each room, is nothing short of spectacular.”

-Joseph J. Keenan, Palmetto commercial Properties, Inc.

“They have given us sound advice and good service. Let me say that the whole experience has been a good one.”

-Chief of Police, Ridgeland, SC

“I can tell you they did an outstanding job!”

-Senator Ernest F. Hollings, Isle of Palms, SC

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