Meet Caroline Buckner, born in Temple, TX and raised in Winston-Salem, NC. She attended Savannah College of Art and Design for her BFA in Architecture and Master of Architect. A year after graduating she followed the cranes and moved to Dallas.
Caroline and her husband Gan enjoy traveling internationally, visiting at least two new countries every year. Kyoto and Ko Samui are her favorite cities! On the weekends you can find them in Plano or Carrolton enjoying the diverse cuisine DFW has to offer and where Gan can share his Chinese culture with Caroline.
"As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown." – Norman Foster
Caroline also volunteers with NCARB as an Item Development Subcommittee Member, where she writes and edits new test questions for the Architect Registration Examinations.
During her time at Glenn|Partners, Caroline has been involved on the East Campus Building for Ursuline Academy.
In her free time, Caroline enjoys playing the cello, playing with her miniature schnauzer Wallace and volunteering at the SPCA.
To learn even more about Caroline, check out the following fun facts!
Sound of Music
Most Exotic Place Visited
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Frank Lloyd Wright
What Inspires You
Nature, Texture, Materiality
I’ve never been stung by a bee.
First Moment when you realized you wanted to be an Architect
It started with Legos, Lincoln Logs and dragging my parents to open houses but when I was 13, I measured and redesigned my parent’s kitchen using a modeling program which was the real moment.
Favorite Quote or Saying
"What would you do if you weren’t afraid?" – Sheryl Sandberg