Who We Are

Values

Mission

R IV Architecture was established by Michael J. Remesi in September of 2007. Michael has been practicing architecture in the Charlotte area for over 26 years.

Our company is staffed of thirteen diverse professionals split between our Charlotte  and Charleston offices. We focus on hospitality, retail, office and industrial architecture. 

R IV Architecture has years of experience in diverse and wide range of architecture. 

We are constantly exploring design technologies to develop green efficient and cost effective buildings.

We encourage client interaction and develop multiple design concepts.

Our projects are developed in conjunction with 3-D models which gives you the ability to visualize the final design and understand spatial relationships before construction begins. 

We employ cutting-edge technologies that allow our clients to access our webiste and view project status at any time. Viewing of 3-D models, drawings, FTP downloads, and redline markups can be done by our clients from any location. 

"We design buildings and spaces with clear and direct client interaction, resulting in projects which are functionally, aesthetically, and economically successful."

Our Team

Michael Remesi
Owner

Graduated: Clemson University

Experience: 37 years

Inspired by: Wife and children

Passionate about: Giving My All

First Job: Mechanical Draftsman for a Filter company

Outside of work: Enjoys relaxing

If you had to sing karaoke, what song would you pick?

Thank you --Led Zeppelin

Ramblin' Man --Almond Brothers 

Graduated: University of North Carolina Charlotte

Started in 2007

Inspired by: People and Environment

Passionate about: Jiu-Jitsu, Cars and Motorcycles, Architecture

First Job: Dishwasher in a pizzeria

Outside of work: Enjoying training for Jiu-Jitsu and Driving

If you had to sing karaoke, what song woudl you pick?

Paint It Black  --Rolling Stones

Marc Remesi
Architectural Associate

Graduated: University of North Carolina Charlotte

Started in 2009

Inspired by: Music and art

Passionate about: Helping people/ Architecture/ Music

First Job: Installing security systems

Outside of work: Rides four wheeler and Plays guitar.

If you had to sing karaoke, what song would you pick?

Bohemian Rhapsody --Queen

Jacob McCraven
Project Coordinator

Graduated: University of North Carolina Charlotte

Started in 2014

Inspired by: Wife

Passionate about: Quality

First Job: Waiter at a retirement home

Outside of work: Plays guitar, Watching movies, Home repairs and Camping

If you could have one superpower what would it be?

Time Travel Manipulation

Ben Sullivan
Architectural Associate
Amber Remesi
Office Manager

Experience: 7 years in management

Inspired by: The Outdoors

Passionate about: Photography and Rock Climbing

First Job: Cashier at Office Max

Outside of work: Enjoys being outside and Rock Climbing

If you had to sing Karaoke, what song would you pick?

Don't Stop Believing --Journey

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