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Our Own Khris Kirk is a Registered Architect

We are thrilled to celebrate our talented Project Architect, AIA, NCARB, Khris Kirk, as she recently completed all requirements and testing to become a Registered Architect in the state of South Carolina. This is no small feat, as completing this registration requires a series of rigorous examinations and years of qualified experience.

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Hitting the Ice for Habitat

At COR3 Design, we are deeply passionate about community outreach, so much so that it is one of our main core values as a company. One organization in particular we support is Habitat for Humanity, Greenville, a nonprofit committed to the work of building an equitable community for all of Greenville’s residents.

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Expedition Egypt

During a recent expedition to Egypt to celebrate a family wedding with team member Marie Ayoub, Terri and Brian Doiron found themselves in awe of the incredible architecture present throughout the country. Like many, they were particularly enamored by the pyramids, which are truly larger than life and equally as mysterious. The trip served as a historical and cultural education, as well as incredible inspiration for COR3’s work back in the United States. 

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Project Update: Dave’s Hot Chicken in Greenville, SC 

Design is underway for Dave’s Hot Chicken in Greenville, SC, a Los Angeles-based street food brand. The food brand is also opening locations in Columbia, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach as part of its South Carolina expansion. Dave’s initially opened as a parking lot pop-up in 2017 and now has over 60 locations across the United States and Canada.

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Project Update: Hobby Lobby in Lecanto, Florida 

We recently completed a project with Hobby Lobby of Lecanto, Florida. As a longstanding collaborator with Hobby Lobby, we were delighted to have the opportunity to bring the 55,000-square-foot store to life. The building is part of the new Corta Commons in the area and joins other retail operations like PetSmart, Panda Express, and Skechers. We partnered with RealtyLink on the project.

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Why is Gothic Architecture Tied to Halloween?

As the days grow shorter, and a chill creeps into the air, our thoughts turn to Halloween and often, Haunted Houses. When we think of these Haunted Houses, we typically have one form of design that comes to mind: Gothic architecture. This ancient style, with its pointed arches, flying buttresses, and intricate ornamentation, has become linked to the spookiest season of the year. 

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The Future of Construction is Female.

At COR3 Design, we pride ourselves on our unusually high number of female architects and architectural designers. For a field that is typically dominated by men, we are a sort of statistical anomaly. We have an unwavering commitment to building a diverse team through a collaborative and inclusive culture.

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Project Update: Pickens Golf Club 

COR3 Design recently attended the groundbreaking for a project underway in Pickens, South Carolina. We partnered with the Pickens Golf Club to design an 8,800 square foot building with a full service restaurant and bar, pro shop, and swimming pool for members and customers of the Carolina Camp Cedar Outdoor Resort. 

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How Thermal Modification Can Make Wood in Architecture Last a Lifetime

For more than 10,000 years (or, since the Stone Age), wood has been an integral part of construction around the world. It is valued for its versatility, with external and internal uses as infinite as the mind can imagine. 

Of course, wood is a natural form so it is subject to degradation and impact from the elements, which can result in rotting, cracking, erosion and the loss of physical properties. For years, scientists have explored ways to make it more durable and therefore sustainable to lengthen its lifespan as a construction material.

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