Corgan supports the continued development of its people. The better you are, the better we are. That’s why the resources we provide are carefully targeted to help you with every aspect of your career; communication, leadership, creativity, and technique. You have access to our reading library, extensive sample library, and a broad, in-house continuing education curriculum that ranges from contract negotiation to the art of hand sketching. Beyond the classroom, Corgan hosts a variety of study sessions, seminars, workshops, crits, lectures and peer group reviews. Together, these resources promote an entrepreneurial spirit that pushes the boundaries of science and art, technology and design.
Prepare for your exam by building office study & support groups to easily share study tips and habits with fellow colleagues. Our recently registered architects will also brainstorm success strategies and create action plans with target dates for accomplishment. Corgan will also assist you with IDP requirements and identify a mentor who is right for you. Corgan will pay 100% of exam fees for the first exam and provide time off to take exam.
Following one year of employment, Corgan will pay 50% of state registration fees.
Following six months of employment, Corgan will pay 50% of LEED Green Associate exam fees. At this time, Corgan will also pay 50% of either LEED AP Building Design + Construction or Interior Design + Construction exam fees. We also provide you with the time off to take the exams.
Following two years of employment, Corgan will pay 50% of annual dues for National, State and Local AIA, ASID, IBD, CSI, and IIDA.
Corgan provides continuing in-house educational opportunities for professional staff to enhance our efficiency, knowledge, procedures and risk management related to our core practice areas of Design, Project Delivery, Sustainability, Communications and Management. The program is designed to promote the ongoing development and growth of our craft within our culture of mentoring and knowledge sharing. We encourage our staff to grow and improve the skills that help them perform the best work for our clients, and succeed in their careers.
Corgan hosts presentations by vendors for different construction and interiors materials and systems. The various companies presenting are vetted to ensure that only those with educational benefit are included. Continuing education hours, required for professional memberships, may also be gained through these seminars. In some cases, Corgan will pay a percentage of fees for continuing education and/or seminars. Staff are encouraged to bring along a lunch and attend the session to stay up-to-date on the latest materials and processes.
Purchase an iPad and Corgan will reimburse a portion of the cost so you can leverage technology to elevate our practice and find ways to be more creative and productive in day-to-day activities. Corgan also provides remote access to the information we create and manage so all employees can provide increased value to our clients, better communication with co-workers and improved out-of-office access to documentation for presenting our work here, there and everywhere.
Toastmasters provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
Sketchmasters reacquaints participants with basic mark making skills and hand-eye coordination to strengthen our effectiveness as design communicators.
Every Friday afternoon at 4:30, a design presentation is made to all staff. This typically involves a project currently in design, which gives the architect and designers an opportunity to present their work in a larger forum and receive design critique from staff members not involved directly in the project. Other design presentations are made by outside guests or by key figures in the firm, focusing on design philosophy and methodology.
CorganCREATE is an initiative way to foster creativity and enable thought leaders to build value for our firm and to address ongoing changes in our profession as they relate to the built environment. We have all had thoughts of developing something beyond the opportunity available on a project, thought of a better way, wondered if thing A would work when applied to thing B, or just wanted to explore. We are curious and creative by nature and this is your opportunity to tell us what you would like to explore.
The Design Applications Committee mission is to focus on firm wide BIM initiatives, Revit team training, resources, and development of best practice workflows.
Want to solve the complex design challenges of tomorrow? So do we. That’s why we invest in resources that advance our craft, elevate our practice, and shape our future. Our toolkit includes state-of-the-art modeling, visualization and construction technologies meant to advance our design through imagination and experimentation.
High Tech Libraries
Making Our Mark
Designing the Workplace for Social Safety and Well-being
The Anatomy of Southern California Cool: Insights from Sean Kim
Moving Forward Together: Introducing HUGO
Tech Talk: At the Forefront of Architectural Technology
A Look Back on Data Centers
O’Hare Global Terminal and Concourse Design Competition – Studio ORD
Dining Al Desko?
Need a Bright Idea?
Is Your Office Making You Sick?
Future of Transit: Corgan’s Concept for a High-Speed Rail Station
Los Angeles Interior Design: Insights from Sean Kim
Working Out at Work
The Next Generation of Healthier Workplaces
CONNECT: Corgan’s Mega Skyport
Spatial Problem Solving: Corgan Studies Intuitive Wayfinding
Holdroom of the Future
Corgan at Uber Elevate Summit 2018
Collaborative Leadership Team Takes the Helm at Corgan
The Airport That Fights Jet Lag
George Kahler and Workplace Design Today: Q&A
The Passenger Experience Evolution
Trendspotting: The Healthy Workplace
AIA College of Fellows Welcomes Corgan Principal Brian George
Corgan VR-AR Technology in the Field
Corgan receives 2017 Obelisk Award for Community Outreach
Barbara Jordan High School for Careers Groundbreaking
Your next office might be inspired by an elementary school
Corgan Goes Back to School
Virtual Reality is Transforming How We Design
The Power of CTE: Propelling Students to Career Readiness
CoreNet 2016: Trendspotting
Evaluating the Modular Data Center
Corgan Announces New Dallas Headquarters Expansion
The Rankings are In – BD+C Releases 2016 Giants Report
Corgan Wins American Subcontractors Association North Texas (ASA NT) Impact Award
How Does the Push for STEM Effect Classroom Design
Corgan Ranked in Top Design Firms
Aging Research from CorganCREATES
Disruptive Innovation Design
WFAA steps in to “aging suit” to aid airport design
Fort Worth ISD STEM and VPA
Beth Ann Siegel, Project Interior Designer
Corgan Named Best Place to Work By Crain’s New York Business
Cory Dear, Designer
Healthcare Design Conference 2015
Chris Johnson, Technical Design Services Director
Chris Kadlick, Project Manager
Billy Dresel, Project Manager
Parkland Hospital Wins 2015 Texas Society of Architects Design Award
Hannah Wenzel, Marketing Coordinator
005 to 500
Cameron Lassiter, Project Architect
IIDA SW PRIDE Awards
Corgan Wins Premier Award for Client Service
Corgan Signs Lease on New Space to Handle its Growth
Joe Adams, Project Architect
Nate DeVore, Project Manager
Harper Bateman, Senior Project Manager
Corgan Takes Home 14 TASA TASB Awards
Joe Sample Visits with Houston Office
Mary Hart – Why I’m an Architect
Tom Kruger, Project Manager
Phoenix Office Move
Regina Stamatiou, Project Manager
Adam Ortwein, Design Applications Specialist
Sidney Miller, Project Interior Designer
Bruce Baxter, Project Manager
Corgan Builds Lasting Relationships
Corgan Associates Becomes Corgan
Corgan Aviation Re-lifing
Corgan – In a Word
The Fossil Story
Corgan Dallas Office Raises the Roof
Mannington Introduces Fashion Classics for the Floor
State Farm Gets Bigger
Mayoral Recognition for Corgan
Parkland Hospital Construction Progress
CyrusOne to Build Second Data Center in San Antonio
Corgan Wins Shanghai Airport Authority Competition
Phil Mein Prize for Design Excellence
Corgan Recognizes 75th Anniversary with “75 Days and 75 Ways” of Community Service
Drive-in Theater Design Strategy
Green Building Design Issues
Form and Function for Sacramento Terminal B
Jack’s Gang, Changing the World
Corgan Logo History
Parkland Names Design and Construction Teams
DFW Terminal, Largest Design Project
401 North Houston Street
Breaking The Box
Big D Goes Green
Jason Hanna, Project Manager