Community Studio Principal
AIA, NCIDQ, LEED AP
Architect and educator who inspires others.
Melanie is a Studio Principal in Little's Community Practice. With nearly 20 years of civic and educational experience, she knows exactly what makes successful and impactful educational spaces.
She describes herself as “An architect and educator. An early adopter. A nerd. A realist. Curious.” These words describe Melanie and the values she brings to every project and every challenge. As both an architect and an educator, she understands how to design an educational building as well as what they are designed for and how these buildings need to perform.
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