Brian Grant’s experience on a broad range of building types, including residential, commercial, public and academic projects, provides valuable insight to all clients and programs. His approach to design combines artistry and pragmatism to create buildings that are thoughtful, meaningful and budget conscious.
Katie Wakeford brings experience in research and passion for housing and sustainable design to the team. Katie received her master of architecture from NC State University and her bachelor of arts from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the NC State adjunct faculty where she teaches Public Interest Design. When not at Grant Group Architecture, she can be found teaching at the Ballet School of Chapel Hill.
Georgia Bizios brings over thirty years of experience to architectural design and planning projects. She founded our firm, formerly Bizios Architect, in 1990 and has continued a distinguished academic career. Georgia’s passion for design and education inspired GGA’s approach to practice, which utilizes a highly participatory process combining discussion, research, analysis and specially developed tools that elicit in-depth knowledge and awareness of client and project specific needs.
Cassidy Putnam joined Grant Group Architecture in June 2020 after graduating from NC State University with a bachelor of environmental design, bachelor of architecture and a bachelor of anthropology, each with magna cum laude honors. She is a recipient of the 2017 Sigmon Memorial Masonry Competition Award.
Brian Bechtold received an Associate’s in Architectural Technology from Wake Tech and plans to continue his education in pursuit of licensure. To reduce confusion in the workplace, he also goes by Bech.
Caroline joined Grant Group Architecture after graduating with her B. Arch from NC State University in the spring of 2022. During her time at NC State, she was a recipient of the Rice + Gold design award for accessible architecture and the Duda Travel Fellowship. The fellowship afforded Caroline the opportunity to travel in Latin America studying architecture and urbanism projects.