Come join our team!
TightLines Designs is currently seeking talented and energetic individuals to join our team in downtown Raleigh! Positions available include Entry Level up to Project Manager (Architectural License not required). Our group is dynamic [...]
2022 Housing Works Conference & East College Park Award
After a two-year hiatus, the TightLines team was excited to attend the Housing Works 2022 conference in person! The conference spanned two days, and included an eye-opening keynote presentation by James H. Johnson Jr., PhD about the [...]
Welcome, Nikelaus and Natalie!
We've had a fun and productive Spring and Summer season here at TightLines Designs, and we are excited to share that we've added two new members to our team! Join us in welcoming [...]
Five Points Crossing Breaks Ground
On Thursday, June 9, principal David Maurer had the honor of attending the much anticipated ground breaking ceremony for Five Points Crossing in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. When completed in late 2023, this [...]
Breaking Ground at Vance Street Homes
Vance Street Homes in Rocky Mount, NC held its ground breaking ceremony this week! Since early 2020, we've been working with South Eastern North Carolina Community Development Corporation and Rocky Mount Housing Authority [...]
TightLines Designs would like to welcome its newest employee, Mara Lowry. Mara graduated from North Carolina State University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture, where public interest design studios [...]
TightLines is growing!
Is it too late to say Happy New Year?! 2021 got off to a busy start for the TightLines crew, so now that we're all catching our breath we are excited to finally [...]
Happy Homeowner! ReBuild NC Update
Congratulations to Ms. Rogers on her new home! She received the keys to her "Julia" home last week, and has already started moving in. The Julia design consists of four bedrooms and two bathrooms, [...]
Coming Soon, Brinkwaters: Short-Stay Motel
We have a "new housing type" (for us at least) that we're excited to share! Trey Waters, along with Emily & Eric Brinker of The Northgate Group, approached us with an idea for [...]
We've moved....down the street! After many years of sharing a space with the wonderful Maurer Architecture team, we are excited to announce that TightLines Designs has found a new office space to start [...]
Walnut Street School Apartments are almost complete!
Since 2015, TightLines Designs has been collaborating with the Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro (HACG) to help revitalize two old apartment buildings in Goldsboro, North Carolina. In addition to a full [...]
TightLines Design Wins DOE ZERH Housing Innovation Award
The TightLines Clarke I design was recently awarded by the Department of Energy for innovation in affordable housing. The award, named "The Rudy Project" in honor of the late Hickory mayor Rudy Wright, [...]
TightLines Designs Receives an Anthemion Award
NOTE: This story has been updated since its original posting on October 3, 2019. The incorrect project information and photo were published in the initial post. All information below now references the correct [...]
ReBuild NC Begins Disaster-Recovery Construction in Clinton and Lumberton
We posted about a partnership with the NC Office of State Budget and Management –Disaster Recovery in the fall of 2018. The program is called ReBuild NC and is helping many areas of [...]
Drone Photos of Cuyler Spring Site in Goldsboro, NC
Our friends from Goldsboro Building Supply took some cool drone photos on the Cuyler Spring site in Goldsboro, NC! More info. on Cuyler Spring below: Cuyler Spring, in Goldsboro, NC, is a NCHFA [...]
New Greensboro Construction Project!
Check out our latest new project in Greensboro: a 72-unit apartment complex community, named Muirs Landing. This complex will be a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom units and is expected to reach [...]
TightLines Designs would like to welcome its newest employee, Gabi Purdue. Gabi graduated from North Carolina State University with her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design in Architecture in 2017. While at NC State, [...]
Update: Balsawood Village Community in Spring Lake, NC
We recently visited the Balsawood Community project in Spring Lake, NC (just outside of Fayetteville) and are pleased that everything is coming along nicely. This subdivision will offer safe and affordable housing directly [...]
Ryan Spring Construction is Well Underway!
Construction is underway for Ryan Spring, the 42 unit, 4-story apartment building project in Cary, NC. The hefty water filtration system is almost complete, and framing has begun. Construction will be completed by [...]
Aerial Photos of Cypress Cove in Wilmington, NC
The contractor at the Cypress Cove project in Wilmington took some cool aerial photos of the site. The last few buildings are finishing up! The first picture gives a good view of the [...]
Celestial Ct. Project in Charleston, SC
Things are moving quickly on Celestial Ct. in Charleston, SC! Photos of our Cameron II are courtesy of Charleston Habitat for Humanity. We are proud to be working with another great Habitat affiliate. [...]
Shepard Greene is Now Open in Zebulon, NC
Shepard Greene, in Zebulon, NC, is a NCHFA 9% Low-Income NC Housing Tax Credit funded senior living facility. The three-story building features a total of 50 residential units (one and two bedroom units) [...]
AIA Atlanta Event: “Blueprint for Better: Affordable Housing”
This past weekend, one of our own, Rebecca Morris, attended an AIA event in Atlanta titled "Blueprint for Better: Affordable Housing." A compilation of short films, focusing on affordable housing projects from around the [...]
Micro Housing for Homeless + Disabled Veterans Project at NC State University
The Micro Housing for Homeless + Disabled Veterans program at NCSU The Micro Housing for Homeless + Disabled Veterans is a research and design project conducted by the School of Architecture, NC State University and [...]