design team

Robert Garris, AIA
Senior Project Architect

Joining h+ha in the summer of 2009 as a senior project architect, Robert Garris provides h+ha with a wealth of experience, and design ability.

Robert has developed a broad range of project expertise throughout his twenty-three year professional career. He has provided Architectural Design and Project Management services for Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Retail, Financial, Military, and Health Care projects from small to in excess of $45,000,000 in value. He has a strong construction background and has worked extensively in Construction Administration and Management as an Architect, Construction Manager, and Owner's Representative.

He has also served in mentoring other Architects and Interior Designers to develop project delivery standards and quality assurance methodology.


  • Louisiana Tech University: Ruston, Louisiana Bachelor of Architecture - 1989

Professional and Civic Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects Construction Specifications Institute

Honors & Awards:

  • 1997 AIA Honor Award - Mississippi Chapter - Generation Support Building - River Bend Station; St. Francisville, LA
  • 1999 CSI Merit Award - Birmingham Chapter - Creation of Chapter Website