Hailing from Corpus Christi in South Texas, Bud Franck attended the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture as a Texas Excellence and National Merit Scholar. In addition to two design excellence awards, Bud received the Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award and the Henry Adams School Medal from the American Institute of Architects upon graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture "with highest honors" in 2010.
During college, Bud completed a six-month professional residency with Bade Stageberg Cox in Brooklyn. Since 2010, he has worked at Austin-based Miró Rivera Architects on a range of award-winning residential and commercial projects—including the Texas Exes Alumni Center, Circuit of the Americas, Chinmaya Mission Austin, and Box House.
In January 2017, Bud became a Registered Architect in the state of Texas. In addition to his work as an architect, Bud is an avid photographer, traveler, graphic designer, and collector.