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- It would be an exaggeration, of course, to say she built the whole city of Asheville. But you'd be amazed at how many prominent Asheville buildings architect Patti Glazer has had a hand in designing, building or refurbishing. She and five employees at downtown Asheville's Glazer Architecture have won 15 Griffin Awards. Read article online. Even by big-city standards, Patti Glazer is a busy woman. A designer and renovator, for the past 30 years, of some of Asheville's most distinctive buildings, she might be forgiven for getting her coffee on the go. Read article online. Glazer Architecture PA is a five-person full service architecture firm with a focus on sustainability. We offer services in: master planning and needs assessment, site and building design for renovations and new construction, environmental and interior design, code compliance studies and historic preservation. We are proponents of sustainable design and are LEED accredited professionals. In addition to our new "green" projects, the rehabbing of existing buildings is the ultimate form of recycling, promoting smart growth, and thus reducing urban sprawl. Patti Glazer, principal, is a graduate of Yale University's graduate School of Architecture and was a partner in the first women's-owned architectural firm in Western North Carolina. In her twenty-five plus years in Asheville, she has completed a wide range of public and private projects including schools, community centers, retail, recreational and park facilities, restaurants, banks, fire stations, day care facilities, and mixed-use projects. We are passionate about our work, about architecture and the environment ; and it is reflected in the process, the level of service provided and the end product. It is extremely important to us that the end product be something that is beautiful, functional and responsible - something in which the stakeholders feel ownership and pride.