We do cutting-edge, timeless architecture informed by our preservation ethos and a sharp sensibility of what makes a place unique. If you seek spaces for living, working and playing that are connected with the specific culture, climate and natural landscape where they take place, then you have discovered our sweet spot.
We listen to you, analyze the geography and parse your needs and budget to create buildings and spaces that benefit both you and the surrounding context.
Studio A’s work has been internationally recognized for its transformations of local historic patterns, textures, materials, and building types into stellar contemporary architecture.
Whitney Powers, AIA, LEED AP - Architect Whitney Powers is the president of Studio A, Inc., and she has guided the firm’s evolution since its founding in 1989. She believes that architecture is an art and a science. It must be expressively of time and place; responsibly engage the environment; and, fulfill the client requirements. While Mrs. Powers has accepted innumerable awards for the work of the firm, and has lectured and been published widely; the most worthwhile endeavor is the collaborative engagement with clients. She is actively involved in the community life of Charleston, serving on numerous on civic and non-profit boards.