Caroline Buckner

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.

Caroline Buckner
"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!

Favorite Food


Favorite Movie

Sound of Music

Favorite Music

Avett Brothers

Most Exotic Place Visited

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Happy Place

Savannah, GA

Favorite Hobby


Favorite Architect

Frank Lloyd Wright

Favorite Building

Thorncrown Chapel

What Inspires You

Nature, Texture, Materiality

Fun Fact

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