Matthew Szymanski, AIA, is an architect with over 20 years of experience working in the design and construction industry in North Carolina’s Triangle region. He is the principal of a small firm, Arx Design Co., focused on residential and small commercial branded spaces with 4 successful interns. His firm cultivates an active partnership with two North Carolina-based architecture education programs. His is a representative on the North Carolina Small Firm Exchange Representative and a member of the Steering Committee for the AIA Triangle Leadership Forum. His community outreach engagements include SPARKcon, Neighbor2Neighbor, and Habitat for Humanity with a focus on promoting the positive impact of good design.