Jake Groth

Jake Groth

Dallas, TX, US

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I'm Jake, a licensed architect and designer with experience in the commercial, mission critical, retail, hospitality, and education sectors. I currently work at Gensler Dallas in workplace interiors.



Gensler, Dallas, Architect

Apr 2019 - current

5G Studio Collaborative, Dallas, TX, US, Architect and Designer

Mar 2017 - Apr 2019

Corgan, Dallas, TX, US, Architect

Jun 2013 - Mar 2017

ASK Studio, Des Moines, IA, US, Intern Architect

May 2011 - Aug 2012


Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture, Second Major in Environmental Studies, Minor in Digital Media
3.87 GPA
Graduation May 2013

Iowa State University Rome Program (January 2012 - May 2012)
Italian Studies and Architecture
Architecture study abroad program in Rome, Italy during the spring semester of the 4th year. The curriculum included studio courses, collaborative studio courses with Italian students, and studies in Italian history and culture. Led by Karen Bermann, Cal Lewis, and Francesco Mancini.

Iowa State University China Program (May 2011)
Chinese Studies and Architecture
Two week study abroad program in China (Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, etc.) focused primarily on traditional and modern Chinese culture. Led by Paul Shao.

Aug 2008 - May 2013


CSI Competition Finalist, Award

Competition for the comprehensive design of a Symphony Center. Located in Boston, the facility needed to house a 1,200 seat concert hall and a 300 seat experimental hall. Supporting space were to be integrated accordingly. The competition was amongst the 5th year ISU professional degree students and ISU graduate students. 10 team finalists were selected. Awards were given by the CSI Jury, or The Construction Specifications Institute of Central Iowa.


Heery Scholarship, Scholarship

Award given to 5th year Architecture students based upon academic and portfolio excellence


BWBR Compeition, Award

Competition for the design of a multistory housing block in New York City. 20 semi-finalists were selected from the third year architecture class at Iowa State, and the winner was selected by the BWBR Architects.


Jeffery J. Pilling Scholarship, Scholarship

Travel Scholarship for the Iowa State University Rome Program. Selected on the basis of academic excellence.


DMRC Boathouse Competiton, 1st Place

Competition for the design of a new rowing boathouse for the Des Moines Rowing Club, DMRC. 11 finalists were selected from the second year architecture class at Iowa State, and the winner was selected by the DMRC Boathouse committee.


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