Team

WWA’s team members bring specific and complementary experiences to each project. Our work includes new and renovated commercial and residential developments, resort and amenity design, sorority and fraternity housing, automotive and industrial facilities, animal care, master planning and historic/adaptive reuse.

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    Carl Winstead, AIA, NCARB

    Principal

    Carl has worked over 27 years in architecture, including founding his first firm, Winstead Architecture in 1994. He then become a founding partner in WWA in 1998. Carl has a wide range of project experience including master planning, animal care, commercial and corporate work, and historic/adaptive reuse. Carl enjoys running, snow skiing, and being around the beach and lake with his family.

    Bachelor of Environmental Design, North Carolina State University
    Bachelor of Architecture, North Carolina State University
    Architectural registrations: NC, SC, VA, FL, TN, IN, IL
    Other: NC Provisional Real Estate Broker

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    Erich Wilkinson, AIA

    Principal

    Attending NC State University brought Erich to Raleigh where he has gained experience in numerous project types including automotive, multi-family and single-family residential, commercial fit-ups and industrial work. Erich enjoys home renovation projects, basketball, and coaching.

    Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Bachelor of Architecture, North Carolina State University

As founding principals, Carl and Erich established the Raleigh-based firm in 1998 as Winstead Wilkinson Architects, PLLC. WWA has completed projects in cities throughout North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina, and internationally in China. Carl is currently working on projects in Indiana and Illinois.