GMK’s Douglas B. White achieves South Carolina architectural registration

September 14, 2020

GMK announced that Douglas B. White, AIA, has recently received his individual architectural registration in the State of South Carolina through the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation – Board of Architectural Examiners.

“GMK’s culture is to promote professional development for all of our employees, and we highly commend Doug for his dedication and commitment in achieving this important career milestone,” said Tom Weiland, AIA, NCARB, GMK’s director of architecture. “Doug has consistently exemplified a focus on meeting our clients’ needs and has proven to be a key asset for our entire architectural team.”

Since joining GMK is early 2019, Mr. White has served as an intern architect supporting all aspects of architectural design projects, beginning with preliminary drawings and building models through preparation of final construction drawings and coordination with construction contractors. He has primarily supported architectural designs for governmental and commercial clients. Mr. White possesses 10 years of experience in a variety of architectural design, planning, estimating, and construction roles. Mr. White holds a master of architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (through the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, an urban extension of the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design), as well as a bachelor of architecture degree from Clemson University. He further offers skills in rendering, 3D modeling, and Building Information Modeling (BIM).


GMK Associates, Inc.

GMK Associates, Inc. (, is a multi-disciplinary planning, design, and construction services firm focused on the government, education, healthcare, utility, senior living, and hospitality industries. Established in 1966, the firm is based in Columbia, SC, with satellite offices in Greenville, SC, and Augusta, GA. GMK employs close to 60 professionals and is comprised of five interrelated divisions — architecture, engineering, interior design, design-build, and construction services.