VCS Architects - Firm Overview
VCS Architects, LLC was founded in December of 2012. The three founding partners had spent many years prior at an Educational firm, where each member was a project manager responsible for School Projects from programming through the 1st year warranty completion walk. Project budgets ranged from just under $1 million up to $110 million in construction value. While our core design work is Educational, we have expertise in providing design services to Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare Interior Offices and Residential projects as well.
Today two partners, Derrick Vaughn and Michael Cortner manage the firm of VCS Architects, LLC where they have successfully completed projects in several greater Houston area school districts. Three out of the four school districts have asked VCS Architects to do repeat business as well as most of their commercial clients.
The benefit of having VCS Architects on your team is that the two partners, Vaughn and Cortner, are fully committed to managing each project personally which benefits the client by having seasoned, experienced leaders on their projects. They are passionate about helping clients solve their architectural design and construction requirements. They are responsive to the needs of their clients and can anticipate potential problems ahead of time. Stewards of their clients' resources and committed to doing their part to help sustain our fragile environment.
VCS Architects, LLC strives to perform a high quality of design work and forge lasting relationships with thier clients in their community.
Derrick Vaughn is the youngest member of our leadership corps and boasts ten years of education expertise in Texas. A graduate of Southern University, he has worked for such notable architectural firms as SHW Group, ESPA Corporation and IDG Architects.
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Michael Cortner, AIA
Mike Cortner brings a total of forty years as an architect, ten of those years in the K-12 education market. Mike has practiced in Texas for fifteen years and is a graduate of Kansas State University and holds licenses to practice architecture in Texas and Louisiana.