Thomas H. Wright, III, AIA, NCARB

Tom WrightProject Experience:

Tom started practicing architecture in 1975 and since then, has become well-known in the community as both a developer and an architect.  His focus has been primarily on the design of multi-family housing, commercial, adaptive reuse, mixed-use and religious buildings.  Tom’s projects have included both new construction and major renovations, many of which have involved creative adaptive reuse.  Tom strives to embody the principles of Considerate Design.  He not only designs incredible structures but is genuinely interested in others and in forming relationships that last.



  • Washington & Lee, Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Pennsylvania, Master of Architecture
  • Wharton Graduate School of Finance, Post-Graduate Study

Professional Experience:

  • Narmour Wright Architecture, Charlotte, NC (Founding Partner)
  • New Tradition Architecture, Charlotte, NC (Founding Member)
  • Martin Development Group, Charlotte, NC (Charlotte President)
  • Metzler Muirheid Wright, Atlanta, GA (Founding Partner)

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • Vistage International

Community Affiliations:

  • African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM)
  • By Grace Alone/ Forest Hill Church (Dominican Republic)
  • Board, Charlotte Rotary, 2011-2012
  • Board, Charlotte Trolley, 2008-2012


  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Tennessee
  • Georgia