Jefferson Browne Gresham Architects is a specialty design firm of licensed professionals with a successful record of guiding complex and challenging projects to a creative end product that meets our customer’s needs and expresses their unique image.  We are known by our completed projects that dot the National landscape from North Carolina through southern Georgia including numerous projects featured on popular international television shows. 

We focus on creating a positive impact on the world with a focus on designing the human experience where people Work, Heal, Gather, Shop and Live.  This results in a long history of successful Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Educational, Commercial and Retail projects.

This focus has given us a long track history of satisfied clients in Commercial, Professional, Medical, Dental, Hospitality, Retail, Religious, Equestrian and Custom Residential projects, with 97.4% of our 2016 projects coming from direct referral and 88% repeat clients.

We embrace the mastery of our craft through a deep understanding of construction and design, with a focus on the human experience:

We are known as architects who avoid the inefficiencies that come with wasteful use of materials.

We balance efficiency with the aspects of design that allow our clients to connect with the spaces we create. 

We have the resources to be responsive to tight schedules


We endeavor to be a blessing to our clients and the public they serve by designing projects that enhance the HUMAN EXPERIENCE as they:

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JL “Jefferson” Brown

AIA, ALA, LEED AP, BD+C, CPBD, NCBDC, Cal OES, Registered architect in TX, WS.*

President – Design Principal

Registered Architect with significant experience in the construction industry, providing the knowledge necessary for buildable designs.  Jefferson’s history in the construction industry also provides an industry-leading understanding of system costs and building systems.

Jefferson’s focus on Design Excellence, combined with Construction/ Costing/Building experience creates environments that impact our clients.

A nationally certified ADA consultant (including TAS), Jefferson maintains a high level of credentials.   Working with the Department of Justice, Jefferson is currently developing ADA guidelines in response to newly ADA requirements.

Registered Architect | Project Management | Development & Construction ADA / Accessibility Consultant | Certified Plan Reviewer | Disaster Emergency Service Coordinator


Paul L Gresham

AIA, NCARB, Registered architect in AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MI, MO, NC, SC, TN, VA.*

Principal Architect

Registered Architect with deep experience in the fields of Branded Rollout,  Store Development, Customer-Driven Design and Innovation. History of success at driving brand growth through compelling Brand Image Templates and development processes.

Thought leader in the use of technology in innovation and design. Embrace design thinking, rapid prototyping and the use of customer insights to drive design and growth strategies that are customer relevant and on-brand. 

Registered Architect | Project Management | Development & Construction Global Design Implementation | Brand Growth & Development Design Thinking | Innovation | Client Management Customer Experience Design | Change Management

*Architecture registrations may vary based on current project locations.