Get to Know Us

Formerly Donald N. Coupard & Associates, DNC Architects, Inc. has a long history of design leadership in the Mid-Atlantic region. Since 1960, we have earned an enviable reputation for designing hundreds of successful projects which exceeded our clients’ expectations. Our projects range from 1,500 square foot tenant spaces to 750,000 square foot headquarter office complexes, and 110,000 square foot bio-tech R&D, production and distribution facilities to 270,000 square foot secure and shielded data centers. We are proud of the role we have played in designing award-winning projects which were built on time and within budget.

With a staff of architects, interior designers and support personnel, DNC Architects have the resources to provide complete architectural and interior design services. Our experienced staff and attention to detail enable us to produce plans and designs that are comprehensive, well-coordinated and viable.

DNC is determined to maximize clients’ returns on their investment in the Built Environment.


A thorough understanding of building construction underlies all of DNC’s work. Through an innovative integration of the technological, functional, economical, and aesthetic factors, particular to each project, we strive to generate planning and design solutions that are distinctive in appearance, competitive in cost, and efficient in operation.

DNC’s approach of “informative decision-making” assures that clients are involved with and aware of the implications of their decisions.  This process has earned DNC a reputation as a team player committed to quality.  We have received more than seventy awards and citations from clients, contractors, and the community that attest to the caliber of service and design proficiency we provide.