Beautiful, Functional and Sustainable Spaces

Thrive is a Charlottesville, Virginia-based architecture firm focused on design for sustainability and wellness, across numerous project types. We offer an exceptional level of service to our clients. And we nurture relationships with clients and project partners alike that enrich the buildings and spaces we create together.

Our work is diverse--intentionally so—and reflects the great breadth of our interest, passion, and experience.  You’ll find common themes in our approach to design—open and interconnected spaces, a fresh and modern expression, authentic materials, and crisp detailing—collectively reflecting a unique sense of place. At the same time, we never losing sight of our customers’ needs and wishes, and endeavor to make the design experience as rewarding as the building project itself.

Integrated and High-Performance Design

With our partner consulting firms, we offer a full range of engineering and allied design services, providing coordinated, sole-source design solutions for your entire building project.

Our Services

Site Planning and Masterplanning


Construction Administration

3D Visualization


Feasibility Analysis

Building Programming

Space planning

Brand Integration

Sustainable Design Consulting

Low-Energy Design

Green Building Certification

Post-Occupancy Evaluation


LEED certified

Thrive is a Small and Micro Business certified by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity. We’re also a member of the United States Green Building Council.