Richard Rogers, a 1976 graduate of Texas Tech University, is a Registered Architect in the State of Texas (TX 08334). He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Texas Society of Architects, Abilene Chapter A.I.A., and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is past chairman of the City of Abilene Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, and Swimming Pool Board of Appeals. He is also a Licensed Interior Designer in the State of Texas.
Mr. Rogers has been associated with CADCO since its inception in 1980. One year later, he became Vice-President and was responsible for organizing the architectural practice of CADCO Architects-Engineers, Inc. In 1997, Mr. Rogers was appointed President accountable for the firm’s management and operations. Mr. Rogers’s additional responsibilities include serving as both project manager and project architect.
Mr. Rogers represents a high degree of skill, knowledge, and experience in educational facilities. Extracurricular participation relating to educational facilities include being selected to the Abilene I.S.D. Citizens Facilities Task Force in1990 and 2000 as Chairman, Abilene ISD F.R.E.E. Committee and researching community recreational facilities in Denver, Littleton, Boulder, and Loveland, Colorado and the Baylor School of Medicine Tom Landry Center and Coopers Clinic in Dallas. By studying these nationally recognized facilities, Mr. Rogers gained valuable expertise in the areas of acoustical control, lighting systems, gymnasium flooring, cardiovascular/aerobic exercise, community interface, and general design layout with emphasis upon circulation and separation of functions.
Mr. Rogers is well versed in current educational facility construction costs, building codes, and standards. He acts as the owner’s representative before state and local review boards. He has been project Architect/Principal in Charge on more than 100 educational projects throughout the state of Texas.