Masters Gentry Architects, P.A. MGA is an award-winning architectural firm located in Asheville, North Carolina. Formed in 1998 by Mark Masters and Kevin Gentry after having practiced in other cities throughout the U.S., we pride ourselves in being able to successfully navigate complex projects for our clients with a small, but experienced staff. We have completed over 1,000 design project designs since our inception and have maintained an average of 2.6% Change Order deviation from the original project budget. This is well below industry standards of 5-6% deviation.
Our expertise ranges from complex healthcare facilities to master planning. MGA has had great success with repeat clients, who enjoy working with our team of experts, ultimately speaking volumes about our team. We offer a hands-on design that embraces and takes full advantage the power of technology. Our team leaders are involved in every project from start to finish, and every step along the way. Our project delivery methods often go beyond those offered with traditional architectural services by offering our clients products, which bridge the gap between presentation and public relations/marketing efforts.
By staying ahead of the technology curve in today's market, MGA has the ability to offer our clients top-quality design with project delivery customized for each project. Our work has been featured in Architectural Record magazine, The Robb Report, local award winning magazine Carolina Home and Garden, and appeared on HGTV. Our staff members have won national awards from the National Science Foundation as well as the American Institute of Architects.
Our projects focus primarily on healthcare and institutional facilities but are equally spread between other commercial project types such as; master planning, religious, educational, and sports facilities as well as historical preservation and custom residential. Our registered architects are also LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) professionals and licensed in multiple states with full NCARB reciprocity to practice in any of the nations 50 states.
Founders / Officers
Kevin M. Gentry, AIA NCARB LEED AP GC, PUC, LREB
Co-Founder / Vice President