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"Everything that rises must converge." Flannery O'Connor

At Convergence Design, we desire to improve the quality of the built environment through excellent architecture, great design and sound planning.

Convergence Design is about bringing work, family and community together into a seamless whole. It’s about connecting people in every aspect of their lives, and bringing them together in positive spaces. Convergence Design values people more than design awards and values the communities where buildings exist as much as the buildings themselves. We’re about finding design solutions that are as right for a particular place as they are for a particular time.

Welcome to Convergence Design.


Recent Blog Posts

Farewell to Tal's Hill—09/29/2016
It lasted 17 seasons, which is perhaps longer than expected, but after the Houston Astros end their home season, the notorious hill in center field, known from Minute Maid Park's opening day as Tal's Hill, will be no more. read more...
AIA takes on Dimension M—03/25/2016
As architects face ethical decisions that fall purely in the range of practice, they often discover that the greatest challenges occur when one obligation runs—headlong, it may seem—into another. read more...
Spontaneous urban planning—11/20/2015
We like grand boulevards, and sometimes you have to knock down a few buildings to get them. But much of what passes for urban planning in our schools and in our actual cities is little more than wishful thinking at best, and crippling regulation at worst. read more...
Wasted space—11/13/2015
These extra-wide corridors have me rethinking the idea of wasted space. If they contribute to the well-being of the building's occupants and visitors, the space isn't really wasted, is it? read more...
Strange action at a distance—11/03/2015
It's a physics term, but strange action at a distance applies to economic development, as well. A recent example: the Kansas City Royals' recent run to the World Series title in October 2015. read more...

Convergence Design values the communities where buildings exist as much as the buildings themselves.



News & Announcements
Tal's Hill at Minute Maid Park soon to be history

September 28, 2016

Visiting center fielders at Minute Maid Park will no longer have ballpark designer David Greusel's quirkiest feature to complain about. At the end of this season, Tal's Hill will be nothing but memories. read more...
Alternative racing strategy proposed for Fairgrounds

September 09, 2016

Spurred by a Convergence Design recommendation to eliminate the racing oval at the Allegany County Fairgrounds, a group has proposed an alternative form of motorsports to keep the track operational. read more...
Convergence Design listed in Top 50 Sports Architecture firms

August 29, 2016

Convergence Design is listed at number 37 in Building Design & Construction magazine's recent listing of Top Sports Architecture Firms in the U.S. See for yourself at the link... read more...
County officials agree raceway no longer an asset

August 12, 2016

Commissioners of Allegany County, Maryland seemed inclined to agree with a Convergence Design study suggesting that the Fairgo racing oval, long a fixture at the Fairgrounds, had outlived its usefulness. read more...
The end of motorsports in Allegany County?

August 11, 2016

As part of its master plan report on the Allegany County (Maryland) Fairgrounds, Convergence Design recommended removal of a currently unused dirt racetrack. See more at the link. read more...
Forbes writer laments the impending loss of Tal's Hill

August 06, 2016

Forbes Magazine contributor Jim Pagels recognizes that when Tal's Hill is removed from Minute Maid Park, part of what makes baseball unique among pro sports is going with it. read more...