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Prof. Anthony Grumbine

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Anthony Grumbine, AIA, is an adjunct professor for Holy Apostles College & Seminary.  An architect and principal at Harrison Design, Prof. Grumbine’s architecture projects range from new and remodeled churches, to Catholic campus buildings, to historic restoration and private residences. 


With an undergraduate degree in art history as well as architecture, and a masters degree in architecture from University of Notre Dame, Prof. Grumbine approaches architecture with a strong respect for tradition and the pursuit of truth, beauty and goodness in the built environment.


At a local level, Prof. Grumbine is an approved architect for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Diocese of Orange County, and serves on a number of boards including the City of Santa Barbara’s Historic Landmarks Commission and the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation.  As a professional, he understands the practical challenges involved in designing beautiful buildings using current building materials and methods.  



Masters of Architecture (M. Arch.), University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (2007)

Bachelor of Architectural Studies (B.A.S.), Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (2005)

Bachelor of Arts, Art History (B.A. Art History), Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (2005)


Boards & Commissions

  • City of Santa Barbara Historic Landmarks Commission – Reviews architecture projects in the city’s core, as well as all historic properties in the city.
  • Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation – Part of the Board’s Executive Committee, which directs a historic preservation non-profit. The Trust owns and operates a number of historic properties, including the Presidio (Spanish fort from the 1780s) of Santa Barbara .
  • St. Augustine Academy – Board member for a classical school consistently ranking in the top 50 Cardinal Newman Society catholic high schools in the nation.
  • Lotusland Botanic Gardens – Board member for world renown gardens in Montecito, CA.