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JOSE NOYA, Intl Associate AIA (1981-)

Noya was born in Santiago de Compostela, Spain and moved from Granada to the US in 2012. He earned an MArch from the Universidade da Coruña and an MS in Preservation from the Universidad de Granada, both in Spain, where he is a licensed architect. He worked for Abalo Alonso Arquitectos and Pedro Salmeron Arquitecto in Spain, Szostak Design in Chapel Hill, and Blackline Studio in Indianapolis. He co-founded Notch Design in 2019.


Dickson-Mills earned an MArch from the Yale School of Architecture and an MFA in painting from Parsons School of Design. He worked as a visual artist, graphic designer, and commercial photographer prior to devoting himself to architecture, working at Szostak Design in Chapel Hill and Lord Aeck Sargent Architects. He co-founded Notch Design in 2019.


2020 - aka Sanctuary Study, Chapel Hill NC. Home office addition built by Mongoven Builders. Project Lead: Noya.

2020 - aka Meadow House, Durham NC. Project Lead: Dickson-Mills.


2021 - aka Trailside Addition, Chapel Hill NC. Project Lead: Noya.

2021 - aka Durham Master Suite, Durham NC. Project Lead: Dickson-Mills.


2021 - aka Durham Deck House Addition, Durham NC. Project Lead: Noya.


2021 - aka Sliding Gable House, 1008 Albert Road, Chapel Hill NC. Project Lead: Dickson-Mills. Built by Newphire Building.

Sources include: Jose Noya; Mike Dickson-Mills.


5409 Pelham Road
Durham NC 27713 USA


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17 Awards, Including

2022 Honorary AIA George Smart

2020 Charlotte Museum of History

2016 AIA Institute Honors for Collaborative and Professional Achievement


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