Community Studio Principal
AIA, NCIDQ, LEED AP
Architect and educator who inspires others.
Melanie is a studio principal in Little's Community Practice, bringing with her nearly 20 years of experience in civic and educational design. Her deep knowledge of these fields allows her to craft spaces that are not only successful but also impactful.
Melanie is an architect and educator who embodies a unique blend of qualities: she's an early adopter, a nerd, a realist, and endlessly curious. These traits define her and the principles she brings to every project and challenge. With her dual expertise, she not only knows how to design educational buildings but also comprehends their purpose and the essential performance criteria they must meet.
University of Virginia
Master of Architecture
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bachelor of Arts
AIA North Carolina
Executive Board Member
Rebuilding Opportunities in Construction (ROC)
North End Community Coalition
UNC Charlotte College of Arts and Architecture
Advisory Committee Member