Catharine Fergus Garber is the founding partner of Fergus Garber Young Architects (Fergus Garber Group became Fergus Garber Young Architects in January of 2011). She established Fergus Garber Group in Chicago in 1987 and relocated the firm to Palo Alto in 1997. She has extensive experience designing new primary and vacation homes nationwide. She is a licensed architect and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Build It Green, and the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Catharine's undergraduate degree is in Art History from Middlebury College; her Masters in Architecture is from the University of Illinois, Chicago campus. When not at FGG Catharine loves spending her time outdoors – playing tennis, walking, hiking, biking, or skiing, with friends and family. She also tries her best to keep track of her two boys, Reed and Corwin.