Courtney Brinegar

Courtney Brinegar

Houston, TX, US



Architect @ Gensler


M.Arch @ Michigan

B.E.D. @ Texas A&M


Young & ambitious designer passionate about sustainability and socially responsible work.  Looking for exciting career with innovative projects, opportunities to travel, and work that is hands-on.



Gensler, Houston, TX, US, Architect

_Collaborate on multiple commercial projects with an interiors focus. Projects including LEED consulting for a Shell workplace project and serving as an architect for fast-paced interior build-outs. Simultaneous dedicate my time to my roles as a studio Sustainable Design Task Force Leader, Green Office Committee Leader, Licensing champion, and gServe regional and office leader.

Sep 2010 - current

Architecture365, Austin, TX, US, Project Leader

_Worked hands on with clients and consultants on various project types. Consulted for LEED and Austin's Green Building Program projects.

Apr 2010 - Jul 2010

Center for Sustainable Systems, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Office Assistant

_Publicized and organized data regarding CSS events, updated and configured website, worked on graphic design assignments.

Sep 2007 - Aug 2009

STUDIOS Architecture, San Francisco, CA, US, Spring Break Intern

_Collaborated with team on schematic site programming and configured 3D space programming in Revit.

Mar 2009 - Mar 2009

HKS, Inc, Detroit, MI, US, Summer Intern

_Introduced to Revit, worked on domestic and international healthcare projects ranging from SD to CD.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

HKS, Inc, Dallas, TX, US, Summer Intern

_Collaborated with teams on domestic and international hospitality projects in all stages of development.

May 2005 - Aug 2007


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

_Thesis focused on the issues and interactions amplified by the US/Mexico border fence in Brownsville, TX

_Traveled to Brazil to generate design solutions for favelas

_Traveled to Senegal, participated in "Passagesways" Project

Sep 2007 - May 2009

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

_Studio work and electives chosen with sustainability and land development focus

_Studied abroad to Italy Spring 2006

_Extracurricular involvements: AIAS, Solar Decathlon (communications officer), Delta Zeta sorority (officer), ISMA and HOSTS mentor, TAMU photographers, Dance Arts society, Lambda Sigma Honor society

Aug 2003 - May 2007


eVolo 2009 Skyscraper Competition - Special Mention, Honorable Mention

Project highlighed in online website and magazine. Published all over the world.


Areas of Specialization 


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