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Chris D. Cottongim

Professional Certification


Kentucky – Registration #5253

Indiana – Registration #AR10500082

South Carolina – Registration #7529

Missouri – Registration #2013038583


National Council of Architectural Registration Board - Registration #54412


United States Green Building Council -

LEED Accredited Professional #10014954




Atelier Veneziano - Venice, Italy – Fall 1992

Directors:  Maria Dallerba-Ricci & Leonardo Ricci


University of Kentucky- Lexington, Kentucky

Bachelor of Architecture – 1995


Professional Experience:            


Chris Cottongim is the Principal in Charge for all projects at the 5253 Design Group. He is involved in every aspect of developing a

project from the initial meetings, to drawing preparation, cost estimating, scheduling, specifications, and contract administration.


Mr. Cottongim has designed, prepared con­tract documents, and administered con­tracts for institutional, municipal, educational, office facilities, residential, and commercial projects.  Completed projects of these types include facilities of new con­struction, renovation, and remodeling.  His experience includes master planning, site/land planning, programming, space planning, cost estimating, and the prepa­ration of code, technical and feasibility analysis.

Anthony Parsons

Professional Certification


Kentucky – LA Registration #655




University of Kentucky- Lexington, Kentucky

Landscape Architecture - 1998


University of Kentucky- Lexington, Kentucky

Master of Architecture – 2010


Professional Experience:

Anthony Parsons is a registered landscape architect with over eighteen years of experience in construction design and detailing, specification writing, construction bidding and administration and general landscape architectural design. He received a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Kentucky focusing an interest in landscape architectural design, site planning, design and the development of construction documents, and computer aided design software.


Additionally, an architectural intern and holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Kentucky with a focus on Building Construction Technology and Energy Efficiency.  During his time practicing, he has participated in every aspect of an architectural practice from Planning and Design, to Federal Grant Administration and implementation, to the business aspect where responsibilities included man­aging the office, marketing, contract and proposal writing, accounting, and insurance procurement.

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