ASHLEY DISHER SPINKS

Little Diversified Architectural Consulting

SAY IT LOUD - North Carolina Exhibitor

North Carolina Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Alejandro Aravena. Development without displacement.

ASHLEY DISHER SPINKS

Bio:

Ashley studies and documents interactions between habitation, architecture and the vacillating landscape of the constructed world. Ashley's professional emphasis is on design, technology, and process. She provides collaborative solutions that acknowledge social responsibility, build community connections and elevate business performance. Ashley is focused on projects that fuse typological redefinitions and environmentally conscious design with leading-edge technology and innovation.

 

How did you first learn about architecture and when did you decide that built environment profession was an area of interest for you?

I became interested in architecture when I was working for Deborah Schwartz (DS REPS) LA from 2000-2004.

What do you do?

I am an Architect/Designer in the Community group at Little.

What excites you in the work you do?

Collaboration.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Alejandro Aravena. Development without displacement.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

Was pretty honored (and surprised) to have received the Emerging Professional of the Year Award from AIA Charlotte….when I was 43.

Featured Project Name: 

Charlotte Catholic High School Fine Arts Center

 

Featured Project Location: 

Charlotte, NC

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

Summer 2022

Role in Featured Project: 

Project Architect

 

Featured Project Description:

The project provides needed facilities for visual and performing arts instruction. It includes a theater and auditorium space that can be used by all MACS schools as well as the greater Catholic community. The team evaluated several areas of the building and its systems, and worked to improve building performance across several areas using data generated from the building energy model.

 

Photography Credit:

Little Diversified Architectural Consulting