Carter + Burton Architecture, PLC

Jim Burton, AIA

A house designed by Carter + Burton Architecture reflects the careful process of blending site, client program, technical innovation and tasteful artistry. The Berryville, Virginia-based firm has been passionate about integrating modern, sustainable and contextual thought into its work since its formation. The team focuses on new home design as well as renovations, additions, interior design, landscape design and public work.

The firm’s projects incorporate energy efficiency, natural daylight and eco-friendly building materials. Carter + Burton’s staff cares deeply about connecting a house and interior space to a site and works to make those spaces comfortable and inspiring.

Architect Jim Burton has refined an engaging and enjoyable design process that ensures clients’ needs are met. “We are problem-solvers who thrive on working with people,” he says. “We are committed to creating sustainable, well-designed work within a wide range of budgets. Many of our design elements inspire storytelling and a sense of spirit and place.”  The firm has enjoyed a large number of repeat clients, a testament to its overall approach.

Carter + Burton’s portfolio has garnered many awards, and its projects have been published and displayed around the world. In 2023, it was the only firm based in the Mid-Atlantic to exhibit its body of work at the prestigious Venice Biennale of Architecture and Design. Burton is licensed in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, DC, Massachusetts and New York.


Carter + Burton Architecture, PLC




Professional Affiliations

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)