Holly Graves

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Associate Faculty
Family and Consumer Sciences
Advanced Technology and Applied Sciences
Saddleback College

Licensed Architect, State of California
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Houston
Honors Studio with Daniel Liebskind
Normandy Honors Study Program, Benerville-sur-Mer, France sponsored by Dominique DeMenil
Consultant Architect for Lohrbach Associates - Current 
Holly Graves is a licensed architect with diversified experience in space planning, code analysis, site surveys and investigation, and contract documents for numerous building projects worldwide. 
As a Project Architect in Washington, D.C, she worked on U.S. Embassy projects, both new and rehabilitation.  She was awarded a U.S. Department of State Certificate of Appreciation for her “commitment, professionalism and teamwork” in the survey, planning and design of SA-2, by Patrick Francis Kennedy, U.S. State Department’s Under Secretary of State for Management, in August 2001.
Since moving to California, her work has been both commercial and residential with the emphasis on custom homes in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Seal Beach and Dana Point.  Her experience in custom homes includes a broad spectrum of collaborative effort with local agencies, engineering consultants, contractors and interior designers.
Architectural Record,  September 2010.  2010 Honor Awards from The National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association for the Orange County Car Barn in collaboration with Calvin L. Smith Interior Designer.
U.S. Ambassador's Residence, Hanoi, Vietnam, Architectural Digest, August 2000.  KCCT Architects, Washington, D.C.
Design Interests:
Environmental Design
Multigenerational Planning for Adaptive Living