A light-filled contemporary home featuring a large concrete fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a waterfall edge countertop in the foreground.

Renderings!

We are having fun exploring new rendering software — another visualization skill to add to our toolkit! While not necessary for every project, we are…
A "trap door" in the pantry opens up revealing a ladder down to basement storage.

Pantry Trap Door

A recently completed large-scale home renovation in Raleigh features an unexpected element used for the first time ever in a Grant Group project – a…
Screen porch with built contemporary built in grill with hood wrapped in corrugated metal

By Design – Chapel Hill Magazine Feature

The March / April 2023 edition of Chapel Hill Magazine presents a delightful article exploring “what’s new, what’s next and what’s timeless in home trends.”
A bright and contemporary screened porch with fully outfitted outdoor kitchen overlooks a lush, green forest.

Rugby Road Revisited

We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to design a phase-three addition on this wonderful 1950s home in Durham. This addition includes a generous…

Lakeside Construction Underway!

Construction at this stunning lakeside site is underway! Nestled amongst the tall trees, this residence will have breathtaking views and lavish indoor/outdoor living. A screen…
An exterior view of a covered porch with skylights, painted blue ceiling, galvanized steel railings and columns, and board-and-batten white siding

A Better, Built World

With buildings a major source of energy consumption, local architects offer ideas to save cash and energy The News & Observer, Home & Garden, December…

Renovate, Save Energy, Live Better

Recycling through thoughtful redesign is the ultimate green building strategy The News & Observer, Home & Garden, December 26, 2009 By Georgia Bizios and Katie…

How Big is a Square Foot?

I am a residential architect, and almost every potential client that walks in the door wants to know “How much per square foot does it cost to build around here.” For many years...

Making the Most of Small Spaces

Quality design need not be large or expensive. Modest changes suited to your particular needs will make a tremendous impact. Designed to fit your unique…

Chef’s Paradise

Looking to create a unique outdoor space for entertaining guests and feeding the family, this covered kitchen offers plenty of options for cooking delicious meals:…

Choosing the Right Architect

Georgia Bizios established the practice in 1990. Our 24-year history includes an eclectic mix of projects, from small to large homes and places of worship, and from new construction...