Robert Graham

Tom Hunt

Sophia Urbaez

Robert Graham, AIA NCARB LEED-AP

Principal Architect

Bob is the Principal Architect of Motley Design Group. His 30 years of experience has focused on historic preservation, urban infill and rehabilitation projects. He is a native Phoenician and the product of Arizona schools, receiving his B. Arch from ASU in 1985.

Bob is a leader in the historic preservation field. He has many significant rehabilitation projects and historical studies to his credit. In addition, he has been deeply involved with the preservation of Arizona’s heritage as a private advocate as well as through his involvement with preservation groups. As a downtown resident he has been active in promoting the sensible redevelopment of central Phoenix.

 • President, Arizona Preservation Foundation 1990-2

 • APF President’s Award, 1996

 • Young Architect Citation, AIA Arizona 1997

 • Arizona Heritage Preservation Award, 1999

 • Member, Phoenix Central City Village Planning Committee (2013-2014 Chair)

 • Member, Phoenix Design Review Committee

 • President/Founder, Grand Avenue Rail Project

 • President, Grand Avenue Members Association

 • Secretary, Arizona Street Railway Museum

Tom Hunt

Associate Architect

Tom Hunt has over 40 years of experience in architectural design, planning and project management in a wide variety of building types. Mr. Hunt’s work has included numerous church and school projects and his industrial work ranges to very large manufacturing facilities. He has completed residential projects ranging from custom single-family homes to large apartment complexes. Retail, restaurant and shopping center projects are also a part of his experience.

Over the course of his architectural career, Mr. Hunt has had the opportunity to work on number of challenging projects, including fast-tracking large manufacturing facilities, pioneering earth-sheltered and sustainable design, creating inspirational religious buildings and completing multi-million dollar custom residences. Extensive construction training led to his becoming a construction foreman and owner of a design-build firm.

Mr. Hunt partners with Motley Design Group when needed as a project architect . He has been President of his own design firm for over 20 years.


Sophia Urbaez

Design Associate

Sophia received her B. Arch degree from the University of Arizona in 2017. She has two years of experience in the architectural field

 Sophia started work here at Motley Design Group in 2017. She has been involved in residential, commercial, and industrial projects and has participated in the production of building assessment reports and HABS/HAER documentation.




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