Shane M. Cates, NCARB

(p) 704-865-6311
(f) 704-865-0046

Shane’s career in the AEC industry began in the building material sales/supply and construction fields.  He has been providing design services since 1997 and has most recently practiced architecture in the technically demanding environs of Alaska and Wyoming where he completed numerous projects in the emergency services, aviation, medical, civic, primary and higher education sectors.

Shane is a keen listener and one of the most detail oriented people you will ever meet.  As a conduit and disseminator of information, he is a superb facilitator of service to his clients and an excellent manager of highly collaborative teams. He took both his undergraduate and professional degrees in architecture from the College of Architecture at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.  He is NCARB certified and licensed to practice architecture in the states of North Carolina, Arkansas  and Alaska.


  • UNCC College of Architecture - Bachelor of Architecture - BA in Architecture
  • University of Alaska-Anchorage - Arctic Engineering & Northern Design
  • Indiana & Purdue University-Indianapolis - Architectural / Construction Technology
  • United States Navy - Steelworker “A” School


  • North Carolina - #10020
  • Arkansas - #9009
  • Alaska - #12240
  • NCARB - #60488