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Antonio Barnes

Antonio Barnes, Associate AIA

Antonio is an Architectural Designer at Neighboring Concepts. He is a graduate from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte with a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Architecture. Antonio is from the island of Antigua which is located in the Caribbean. He left Antigua to purse a higher education in Charlotte, N.C. and eventually started his architectural career at Neighboring Concepts.

Throughout his years of education, Antonio has developed a great love for community development through affordable and equitable housing. He has worked with many communities locally and internationally, and believes architecture is a representation of a community. Antonio values communication as the key to a good design, as fluid communication with clients and consultants will lead to a successful project from conceptual design to closeout of construction. 

Antonio interned with Neighboring Concepts in 2018, and brings 3 years of experiences in multi-family and construction administration in various projects.

If I weren’t an architectural designer I’d be…

A General Contractor or Sports Statistician

Antonio + wife (Carla) + daughter (Ashley)