06.2023 Catalyst Architects, LLC is excited to announce that C. Brandon Rogers , AIA, has been promoted to "Principal/Vice President!" Brandon is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture (2010) and a Masters of Architecture (2014). Brandon joined Catalyst full-time upon his graduation in 2014.
10.2022 We are excited to announce that our recent project "Forest Lake Residence" was awarded two awards at the recent AIA Columbia Awards ceremony. This project received both a Merit Award and the People's Choice Award. Thanks to both the AIA and all of you who voted!
06.2021 Zachary J. S. Coffey joins Catalyst Architects in June 2021. Zach recently graduated from Auburn University. While in college he attended Rural Studio Dual Enrollment Program his Third Year and won the Rural Studio Chair Competition. Zach received Honorable Mention for the Third Year Concrete Competition, Outstanding Student Award, and was a Dean’s list recipient throughout college. Zach is working toward becoming a licensed architect.
07.2020 Catalyst Architects turns 32. We pause to say thanks to the talented craftsmen and designers/consultants with whom we are able to collaborate and, especially to the trusting clients who share with us their hopes and dreams, and provide us with inspiration, as we work together in incredible settings
02.2020 We are proud to announce that Wayne Rogers has been elevated to Fellowship by The American Institute of Architects! Fellowship is one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member. It recognizes the achievement of the architect as an individual, and also elevates before the public and the profession those architects who have made significant contributions to architecture and to society. Only 3 percent of the AIA members have this distinction.
08.2019 Catalyst Architects is recognized by Columbia Living Magazine, voted by the readers "Best Architect" in Columbia! Thank you!
"For 32 years, Columbia’s Catalyst Architects has had a hands-on role in meeting the architectural needs of Palmetto State families, churches, businesses and organizations. The award-winning firm understands that its clients want buildings that reflect their values, meet functional and budgetary requirements, make a positive contribution to the built environment, and stand the test of time. "
08.2019 Honored to have this Catalyst Architects, LLC house featured in the Charleston Style > Design Magazine!
03.2019 Catalyst is excited to celebrate Glenn Howard's 20 years of steadfast service! We are grateful for Glenn’s talent and dedicated work habits and consistent attention to detail. We're glad Glenn is part of the Catalyst Architects, LLC family! Glenn, thank you for all you do!
02.2019 Catalyst is excited to celebrate Linda Estridge's 25 years of faithful service! We're glad Linda is part of the Catalyst Architects, LLC family! Thank you for all you do Linda!
05.2018 We are excited to announce that draftsman Jacob Shockley has joined our Catalyst Family. Jacob is a USC graduate currently currently completing an Architectural Engineering Technology degree at Midlands Technical College. Welcome Jacob!
04.2018 Congratulations to Gabriel Builders on their well deserved Bridge Award from the HBA! We were honored to work with Gabriel on this Lake Keowee Residence that won best overall.
04.2018 Catalyst was honored to receive a Robert Mills Award from the SC American Institute of Architects for the 'Lake Murray Residence' in Lexington, SC
02.2018 Catalyst was honored to receive a REGAL Award for Commercial Construction from the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina for the Icehouse Amphitheater in Lexington, SC
02.2018 Catalyst > Gabriel Builders were featured on Houzz with this Lake Keowee Residence, #4 on this list of "50 Porches and Sunrooms From Around the Globe" LINK
07.2017 Catalyst Architects begins year 30. Thank you to those who are / have been a part of this firm - to the consultants / engineers / interior designers with which we have collaborated, to the many amazing craftsmen who construct our designs, and especially to the clients who provide us the opportunity and inspiration! We are grateful and look forward to many more years together! VIDEO
04.2017 Catalyst was honored to receive a Robert Mills Award from the SC American Institute of Architects for the 'Magnolia House' in Pawleys Island, SC
10.2016 Catalyst Architects is pleased to announce that C. Brandon Rogers, AIA, recently completed the Architectural Registration Exam and is now a ‘registered architect’ licensed to practice. Congratulations to Brandon!
09.2015 The Town of Lexington hosts groundbreaking ceremony for Project Ice House, a 900 seat amphitheater at the corner of Main St. and Church St. in downtown Lexington. For more information, including renderings of the project Click Here
05.2015 Congratulations to Charlotte Comer Inteiors on their well deserved ASID Awards! We were honored to work with CCI on the DeBordieu Colony Residence that was the focus of several of the awards.
05.2015 Congratulations to Margaret Donaldson Interior who won a 2015 Honorable Mention Award from the Carolina's ASID for the 'DeBordieu Project'. We were honored to be the architects for the renovation and honored to work with MDI on a great project. Photos
03.2015 Catalyst receives an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects, SC for the Renovation project for the Church of the Apostles on Bull St. in Columbia, SC. Photo
01.2015 Catalyst is proud to have been voted by the Houzz community as a winner of their Best of Houzz 2015 awards for the 4th consecutive year. Press Info Houzz Profile
06.2014 Catalyst is excited to announce the hire of Brandon Rogers, Assoc. AIA (son of Wayne Rogers, and grandson of Colonel Rogers) a recent graduate of Clemson University’s Master’s in Architecture program.
05.2014 The South Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects presents Catalyst Architects with the Robert Mills Residential Design Honor Award for ‘Sea Horse’ Beach House.
07.2013 In 2013, Catalyst Architects celebrates its first 25 years of practice! It is an honor to be entrusted with the hands-on role of working with families, churches, businesses and organizations to make buildings that reflect their values, meet functional and budgetary requirements, make a positive contribution to the built environment, and stand the test of time.
To the many clients over the years - we are so thankful for you and for the relationships we have formed together in making the places that we hold so dear! We would also like to thank our families for their patience and support of our passion for architecture. We are thankful for the craftsman and designers (builders, landscape architects, engineers, and interior designers) and
former employees who have contributed their knowledge and artistry to our body of work. Lastly, we are grateful for the important role of those 'connectors' who believed in us and recommended us to others. We have tried hard to take good care of the people and projects entrusted to us. To all, we are your debtors. Thank you for 25 years... and here's to 25 more!
06.2012 Catalyst Architects, LLC is pleased to announce Heather Stallworth's appointment to the position of Principal/Vice President. A Columbia native, Heather is a graduate of Auburn University (2000) with Bachelor degrees in both Architecture and Interior Architecture. Heather joined Catalyst in 2003.
03.2011 At the 2011 South Carolina Rural Summit, Catalyst was presented the Palmetto Partnership Award from Governor Nikki Haley for the design of the SC Produce Stands.
10.2010 Catalyst receives Robert Mills Award from AIA/SC for renovation/ restoration/addition to Ray/Morgan House in Georgetown, SC
09.2010 Catalyst receives design award for its 'Produce Stand' from AIA/Columbia. The project prototypes to be built around the state were built by inmates at SC Prison Industries.
08.2010 Catalyst, along with DeBordieu Real Estate, unveils the 'DeBordieu Collection by Catalyst'. A first ever portfolio of houses designed specifically to be built in DeBordieu Colony, SC. www.collectionbycatalyst.com
05.2010 DeBordieu Residence published in 'Coastal Living', May 2010 Issue.
05.2009 D. Wayne Rogers, AIA, passes the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) exam to become a LEED accredited professional