Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Charles Matsinger Associates has been creating designs that creatively capture our client’s intentions for thirty years. Our reputation as “The No-Attitude Architects” stems from our philosophy of listening and questioning in order to fully understand our clients’ goals from every angle: functional, aesthetic, social/emotional and financial. We don’t tell you what you want; we learn everything we can about your objectives and design creative solutions to meet (and often exceed) them. While design innovation and superior quality is always paramount, it is in the service of our clients’ objectives, not of our own egos.

Our staff is experienced, knowledgeable, and easy to work with—qualities that set us apart in our industry. We hire the most talented, committed professionals and make sure they are instilled with our philosophy in order to offer you an extraordinary project experience.


Charles Matsinger Associates is committed to working with clients from start to finish – from the earliest phases of planning through design and construction, to move-in and final punch lists. Our core services are:

  • Site Selection
  • Master Planning
  • Programming
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Due Diligence Reports
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Architectural Design
  • Interior Design
  • 3-D Imaging
  • Design/Build
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Sustainable Design
  • Project Management
  • Relocation/Move Management
  • IT Coordination
  • Furniture Selection