Glavé & Holmes Architecture (G&HA) is pleased to announce Jill Nolt, AIA, LEED Green Associate, has been promoted to Director of Higher Education, Neil Walls, Associate AIA, LEED Green Associate, has been promoted to Associate, and Peter Hodson has joined the firm as an Honorary Associate.

Jill Nolt, AIA, LEED Green Associate, joined the firm in 2014 as the Associate Director of Higher Education. As Glavé & Holmes Architecture continues to expand the education market sector with the types of projects and geographical reach, Jill’s new role as the second Director of Higher Education will help the firm to better serve clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic. She will work alongside Senior Principal Lori Garrett, AIA, LEED Green Associate, who created the Higher Education Studio 11 years ago and will continue to co-lead with Nolt. An architect with 17 years of experience, Nolt earned her Bachelor of Architecture and dual Master’s degrees in Architecture and Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia. She is currently involved with the City of Richmond Urban Design Committee, Richmond Women in Design, AIA Richmond Chapter, and the University of Virginia Dean’s Advisory Board. Nolt recently passed her last exam to become a licensed Landscape Architect.

Neil Walls, Associate AIA, LEED Green Associate, has been promoted to an Associate at Glavé & Holmes Architecture. Neil recently took on an IT role for the firm, and continues to work as a project manager/architect in the Higher Education Studio. He has been employed by Glavé & Holmes for the past six years and has a total of 18 years of experience in the industry. Walls earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Virginia. His portfolio includes projects ranging from residence halls and recreation facilities to libraries and science centers. Walls recently worked on the new Business School at Radford University, and is currently project manager for the Greek Housing project on Christopher Newport University’s campus.

Peter Hodson joins Glavé & Holmes Architecture as an Honorary Associate. Peter holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Architectural History from the University of Virginia, and has studied at Cornell University and the University of Cambridge, England. From 1971, until his retirement in 2009, he taught Architectural History at the School of Architecture, University of Portsmouth, England, and in 1977 established his unique Design Studio course as a professional course requirement for the university. Peter was invited to teach his course as a Visiting Professor at The Royal College of Art; London, Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts Department of Interior Design; and at the Prince of Wales’s Institute of Architecture, London. In 2007, he was awarded the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art’s Arthur Ross Award for Excellence in Education. He will continue to teach the Classical Academy to Glavé & Holmes employees and serve as a valuable resource to the firm.