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  • We Are Hiring!!!

    Hiring Call

    If you are passionate about great design, working hard, making a difference, and having a great time doing it, you just might fit well with the Cogent Studio team. We are looking for designers with a minimum of 5 years architectural production experience, BIM experience is a plus, and a willingness to periodically travel around the […]



    “To upgrade the Dwell’s architecture, Ojanpera turned to local firm Cogent Studio (the studio she worked with on her luxury retreat center in a mountain home in Georgia), which following two months of planning, completed the renovation in only three months, installing aluminum clad wood windows, demolishing and replacing the wood roof, and retrofitting luxe […]

  • “The South’s Coolest New Hotels”


    “Chattanooga has garnered a reputation as one of the South’s hippest destinations for music, art, and outdoor adventure, so it’s about time this little river city landed a chic boutique hotel.”  Read more from Atlanta Magazine featuring the Cogent Studio designed Dwell Hotel here.  You can also read more about Dwell Hotel here.

  • “7 Chic Boutique Hotels You’ll Never Want to Leave”


    “The Dwell Hotel takes the scene to a chic new level, drawing a fresh set of design-minded visitors with its 16 bright, retro-inspired rooms that couldn’t be more perfectly suited for your Insta feed.”  Read more from Brit & CO. here You can also read more about Dwell Hotel here.

  • “Collier South Broad development breaks with tradition, finds success”

    housing development, custom homes, luxury homes, Community development

    “The new 100 S. Broad St. development includes single-family houses and townhomes situated around a new road that’s meant to act as a promenade.”  Read more from Nooga.com here.  Read more about 100 @ South Broad here.

  • “Follow Us to 10 Midcentury Modern-Inspired Hotels Around the Globe”


    “The midcentury-modern look is unmistakable—clean and uncluttered with vivid colors, materials like plywood and metal, geometric and curvy forms, and interesting textures and patterns.”  Read more from Dwell Magazine here.  Read more about Dwell Hotel here.

  • “The Songbirds Guitar Museum: Our New Favorite Place on Earth”


    “If civilization as we know it crumbles, at least we’ve put a few safeguards in place to help 23rd-century archaeologists put the pieces back together. Timeless works of art are preserved at the Louvre. The wisdom and stories of generations are cataloged in the Library of Congress. Humanity’s agricultural progress – and our last resort […]

  • “Chattanooga’s first boutique hotel”


    “Chattanooga’s first luxury boutique hotel presents an interior which exudes the energy of Old Hollywood and South Beach, while its exposed brick and limestone outer shell gives a gentle nod to Chattanooga’s industrial heritage.”  Read more from Design Hotel here. Read more about Dwell Hotel here.