architecture + construction

in Central North Carolina


We are an integrated, full-service architecture and construction firm for residential and small commercial projects.

We strive to design buildings that perform efficiently and last long past ourselves in order to be utilized by future generations. We like places that are built from within a community, that have character and encourage interactions, that uplift and bring joy to the users, that build on history and help inform the future. Our projects are successful when they are a point of pride to the community they inhabit.

We exist to bring these places into reality.

We implement a Design-Build approach because of its natural efficiency, saving our clients time and money. As designers and craftsman, we believe this process ensures each project will be built well and look exceptional. We approach each project in its unique circumstances and are willing to be creative to find the best solutions.



(984) 999-0494



727 N. Mangum St.
Suite #200
Durham, NC 27701


Interested in our approach? 
Let's discuss your project. 
Contact us at


Odell Home

Odell Home

Single-Family Infill  (Concept)

Single-Family Infill (Concept)

Variform Custom "Eco-Home"  (Concept)

Variform Custom "Eco-Home" (Concept)

Arnette Custom Home  (Under Construction)

Arnette Custom Home (Under Construction)

Arnette Duplex  (Under Construction)

Arnette Duplex (Under Construction)

Holloway House

Holloway House

Hughes Custom Cabin

Hughes Custom Cabin

Mobile Tiny Home Concept (Under Construction)

Modular Home  (Concept)

Modular Home (Concept)

Briggs Renovation  (Under Construction)

Briggs Renovation (Under Construction)

Graham Wedding Venue

Graham Wedding Venue

Eastowne Courtyard (In Planning)


Executive Director :
ARCHITECTure + Operations

As a licensed architect and contractor, Zach manages Haven Developer's Design|Build. With a variety of experience in the architecture and construction industry, he has worked on projects from single family homes to mixed-use high-rises. Zach is passionate about working alongside communities to create exceptional places to live, work, and play where each individual can flourish.


Mark has a passion for people and craft. That passion allows him to lead site operations for Haven Design|Build, carefully developing the Build team while ensuring quality in the details. With a desire to serve diverse communities all over the world, he has held a variety of roles in multiple industries and loves to learn. Mark sees a profound connection in caring for others by serving them with your hands and wants others to see the incredible value in crafting a place of refuge.

Executive Director :

Bryce serves as the Project Manager and Business Developer for Haven Developers. He is a serial social-entrepreneur, starting several companies both in the United States and Uganda. With 15+ years of construction experience, he has been a project lead on over 20 projects ranging from single family residential to a $5 million commercial project with over 150 employees. Driven by his diverse work experiences, Bryce strives to work alongside under-served individuals to build secure, productive, and hope-filled communities.

architectural designer
+ crew leader