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  • Commercial/Retail Design

  • Historic Preservation

  • Urban Infill

  • CAD Renderings

  • Green Infrastructure

  • Construction Administration

  • Custom Residential Home Design

  • Site Planning

  • Mixed-Use

  • Construction Documentation

  • Space Planning

Anowara Architecture, P.C. is a Native American owned & operated architecture firm owned by James Paul Baptiste, RA.

James is an award winning architect whose family is descendant from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Deseronto, Ontario, Turtle Clan.


The Turtle Clan (A'no':wara) is one of the principal clans of the Mohawks. Turtle symbolizes our entire Earth, and therefore is associated with respect of the Earth and Earth Elements.

Serving WNY: Buffalo, Kenmore, Tonawanda, North Tonawanda, Grand Island, Niagara Falls, Lewiston, Wheatfield, Youngstown, Wilson, Lockport, Rochester, Lackawanna, Cheektowaga, Amherst, Williamsville, Ransomville,