Multiple Openings – Glave & Holmes Architecture

Multiple Openings
Glave & Holmes Architecture | Richmond, VA

Please see our website ( for the multiple openings we have currently.

They include:
Project Managers for 3 studios – (6 to 10 years of experience)
Interior Design – (5 to 8 years of experience)
PM/PA for Historic Preservation – (5 to 10 years of experience)
Emerging Professionals – Entry Level (0 to 3 years)
Summer Emerging Professionals

Those with interest and meet these qualifications should send a digital cover letter, resume and portfolio for our review to Jeanne LeFever, Director of HR at

Glavé & Holmes Architecture Announces Lori Garrett as President

Firm Has Over 55 Years of Transformational Projects in Virginia and Beyond

Richmond, VA – January 25, 2022 – Glavé & Holmes Architecture, a nationally recognized architecture, interior design, and planning firm, announced today that Lori Garrett, FAIA, LEED Green Associate has been named President of the firm. Garrett succeeds Randy Holmes, FAIA, who was President of the firm for 21 years. Holmes will continue to serve as a Senior Principal and focus on business development.

This announcement marks the first time a woman has been President of the firm. With this leadership transition, Glavé & Holmes becomes the largest woman-led architecture firm based in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Garrett also joins a select few women in the country to lead architecture firms with over 60 employees.

Lori Garrett, FAIA

“I am honored to serve our talented Glavé & Holmes team as their president,” said Garrett. “Our firm has earned an unparalleled reputation for excellence and crafting solutions of enduring quality. Randy’s strong leadership has been integral to that success. I see a bright future ahead because we are well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of our clients and communities.”

Garrett, who has been at Glavé & Holmes for 17 years, will continue to lead projects she is managing for the firm’s Higher Education Studio. As President, she will provide strategic guidance and empower the firm to meet its goals. Glavé & Holmes is well-positioned for growth in the Mid-Atlantic and elsewhere.

Holmes, who has been at Glavé & Holmes for 30 years, will help advance the firm’s work in a variety of markets, including hospitality and others. He also will support the firm’s luxury residential projects, an emerging market sector. Holmes will continue to serve as an invaluable resource for clients and team members.

Throughout its history, Glavé & Holmes has been at the center of many transformational projects throughout the Richmond region, Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond, crafting projects in academia, cultural institutions, resorts and spas and residences with the services of architecture, interior design, urban planning and historic preservation.

The firm is actively engaged in a wide array of impactful projects across the country, including in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, and the DC metro area.

“Lori is a phenomenal leader who will continue to inspire and empower our entire team,” Holmes said. “This leadership transition continues our firm’s evolution and positions Glavé & Holmes for an exciting future as a woman-led and majority women-owned architecture firm.” 

Glavé & Holmes also announced that it added as owners Crystal Newman Jones, Robert Parise, Winnie Sung, Kevin Svensen, and Neil Walls in 2021. On January 1 of 2022, it added Matt Anderson, Susan Reed, and Jessica Ritter to its ownership. This expansion will further support the firm’s growth plans.  

Founded in 1965, Glave & Holmes has created a lasting impact in Virginia and around the country. The 65-person firm boasts six studios serving a variety of markets, including higher education, cultural institutions, civic and municipal spaces, hospitality, and others. Local projects in the Richmond region include the Valentine renovation, the Robinson House at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Virginia Museum of History and Culture renovation and addition, University of Richmond Carole Weinstein International Center, Westhampton on Grove Mixed-Use Development, and Virginia War Memorial Paul & Phyllis Galanti Education Center.

Current projects include the Morson’s Row renovation on Capitol Square, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Virginia Military Institute Scott Shipp Hall renovation and addition, and the General Assembly Building and McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia (both in partnership with Robert A.M. Stern Architects). 

About Glavé & Holmes Architecture

Glavé & Holmes Architecture is a nationally recognized architecture, interior design, and planning firm located in Richmond, Virginia. Our regionally focused design practice has cultivated expertise in specialty areas – Cultural, Higher Education, Historic Preservation, Hospitality, Interior Design, and Urban Architecture – each supported by a studio structure, thus allowing us to provide the expertise necessary for a diverse portfolio. For over 55 years, we have striven to create a context-specific design that fits seamlessly into the cultural and historical environment of a given community, while addressing the functional needs of the people who will interact with each space. We believe that great design is contextual, timeless, has the capacity to engage the intellect, and elevate the human spirit. For more information, visit:


Richmond Firm Offers Classical Academy

Glavé & Holmes Architecture is offering a Classical Academy this May.

The Classical Academy features four free, one-hour lectures presented by Calder Loth entitled “Basic Architectural Literacy” (see description here). These sessions will run May 14, 15, 19, and 20 from noon until 1 p.m. at Glavé & Holmes’ office at 2101 East Main Street in the Lower Level Seminar space. A fifth lecture by Calder called “Virginia Traditional” will be included (time TBD).

Beginning May 19, students may also select one of two courses taught by Peter Hodson: “Designing Classical” Basic or “Designing Classical” Advanced. Some prior knowledge of Classical design would be beneficial for students in the advanced course. Enrollees may have individually-tailored class schedules and have until late August to complete assignments. These courses will run six weeks and cost $345. The classes are offered through Virginia Commonwealth University with VCU credits.

The Academy will wrap up with a free lecture by Bill Westfall (time TBD).

To attend, RSVP by email by May 7 with your preferred course(s). Lunches can be provided at $10 if requested in advance by May 7 or attendees may bring their own lunches. The lectures will start promptly at noon.