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Specializing in Creative Architectural Problem Solving

Our core conviction is the idea that the power of good architecture lies in its ability to make the world a better place when it is put in the service of clients and communities. This belief sustains us and informs our art and goals as locally based, globally thinking architectural designers.

Why Carter Architectural Design?


Working with Carter Architectural Design is simple and cost-effective for your project and your bottom line. We understand the importance that our services be affordable and predictable both in terms of cost and quality.


Carter Architectural Design is founded on a belief in the importance of client service and careful listening to ALL of the needs of our clients. Our design process is team based, involving input from all stakeholders relevant to a project’s function and purpose.

Free Consultations

Carter Architectural Design is ready today to share our experience and enthusiasm for architecture and design with you to make your project a success. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Our Architectural Services


Municipal Architecture

Our Staff has over 25 years of practical experience designing, detailing and constructing civic buildings.

About Municipal Architecture

Commercial Architecture

Our commercial designs provide a place for a business to work with their customers, as well as house the staff, equipment, materials and inventory needed to satisfy their customer’s needs.

About Commercial Architecture

Residential Architecture

We design private homes for individuals and families just like yours. All people can benefit from housing that is designed to meet their particular preferences and needs.

About Residential Architecture

Architectual Consulting

Consulting Services

Carter Architectural Design has accumulated expertise and accolades working on some very specialized types of projects. We provide specialist service and skills that can inform work on many different kinds of projects. We are ready to work with you to build a team capable of accomplishing your next exciting project.

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Pre-Design Services

Carter Architectural Design offers service and expertise that can provide valuable help at the very beginning of your project. With our advice, you can avoid unfortunate missteps and surprises that can make your construction goals more difficult to achieve. The best time to take advantage of our expertise for your project is as early as possible.

About Pre-Design Services

Our Portfolio

Bangor Police Department

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Photo: Bernard C. Meyers

Thompson Free Library

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Photo: Bernard C. Meyers

Maine Residence

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Rock and Art Shop Apartments

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Our Lady of Angels

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