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M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Our Office is located at:
118 E. International Airport Road  
Anchorage, AK 99518

N. Claiborne Porter, Jr., AIA, CGR, CGP

As the Owner of NCP Design/Build, Ltd., Clai wears many hats in our small business - Architect,
Designer, Salesman, General Contractor...he does it all - with the collaboration of his wife Marilyn and
the office staff.  Every project is a group effort, and the whole office pitches in to make each design the
best it can be.

With a Bachelors of Architecture and a Masters in Architecture & Urban Design, Clai opened NCP's
doors in 1978, and has been in the design/build industry for more than 40 years.  

He is a Co-Founder of
Cold Climate Housing Research Center, and served as Chairman of the Board for
ten years.  He is also was a member of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, serving on the Board of
Directors as Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairman for ten years.  

Among his awards are: Alaska's Builder of the Year 3 times,
NAHB Remodeler of the Year and is
inducted in the NAHB Remodeler Hall of Fame.  

Currently Clai sits on the Board of the
Anchorage Downtown Partnership, and is a NAHB Senior Life

He is a licensed architect in Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington &

Licensed, Bonded and Insured
Alaska Licenses

N. Claiborne Porter, Jr.
Architect in the State of Alaska:   AELA3441
State: Residential Endorsement: RESR90

NCP Design/Build Ltd.
State Business License: 275539
State General Contractor w/Residential Endorsement: CONG26969
Municipal Contractor License: CON9753
We opened our doors in Anchorage, AK in 1978.  Since then, it's been a whirlwind of building new homes,
renovating, and retrofitting existing homes for Alaskans of all backgrounds.  

We specialize in solving the unsolvable problems - helping our clients to design, build, and renovate their
homes to reflect their needs and lifestyles.  
As a family owned business, our whole staff comes together
to provide ideas and perspective.  We have a wide range of specialties and personal interests to draw

40+ years of experience means we understand the nuances of interacting the Municipality of Anchorage,
have extensive knowledge of building codes and inspection services, and are able to navigate the
complex problems of providing services in the Last Frontier.  

CP has designed and built more than 1,200 single family homes, 800 multi-family homes, and over
3,200 renovation projects across the State of Alaska, in both urban and rural areas of the State.  
Primarily our work can be seen in the Anchorage Municipality
, but examples can be found in Homer,
Girdwood, Eagle River, the Mat-Su Valley, Selawik, St. George Island, Prudhoe Bay, Dutch Harbor, and
many more

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