Former LSC-North Harris student now lead architect and principal partner on campus construction projects worth millions of dollars

Lone Star College North Harris News

Published on: February 12, 2010
When Houston-area architect, Scott Brady attended LSC-North Harris in 1983 and 1984, he had no idea what he wanted to do in life. Back then, he really didn’t care about fingerprints, much less blueprints, but fast forward 26-years later, he’s now the lead architect behind one of the biggest construction and remodeling projects in this campus’ 37-year history. The Humble High School graduate is now a principle partner at Joiner Partnership, Incorporated. He’s been at the Kingwood architectural firm since 2007 and has been in the business since 1991.  He’s dedicated his entire career exclusively to the planning, design and the construction of education facilities.  He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Houston, but his years at LSC/North Harris gave him the start he needed. “I chose to attend a junior college because I come from a large family. My parents had five children in college at the same time, and since both worked in education, saving money was a priority. I didn’t have a major selected, so I thought it would be wise to get some of the core courses out of the way before transferring to a four-year university,” says Brady.   And it proved to be a very wise move.  Brady is the successful architect he is today because education allowed him to fulfill his dreams. “I found it rewarding, even at an early age to see one’s design ideas be realized through the actual construction of a project,” says Brady. “My education helped define that for me. Someone once said that being an architect allows one to walk through their dreams, and I can definitely identify with that statement.”  Skill and reputation landed Joiner Partnerships, Incorporated the architectural contract with LSC-North Harris, but it was sheer luck that the lead designer happened to be a former student. For Brady, working on this project was …

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