Ethos Architecture is a firm based on Values. We have a firm commitment to quality, organization, consistency, and the highest ethical standards.  Our team has experience in a wide range of architectural project types and styles.  We have the experience necessary to take your project from initial design sketches through construction administration, with creativity and due diligence.


We pride ourselves on being on the forefront of technology in our industry.  This means utilizing the latest 3D and BIM programs, from Sketchup and Revit to 3D printing and Virtual Reality demonstrations.  But it also means staying up to date on building technology, green technology, and LEED standards.  From harnessing cloud computing, telecommuting, and a vast array on online technology and open source software, we keep our overhead as low as possible, so we can pass the savings on to you.


Scott Holcomb

Principal, Design Director - AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Scott Holcomb is an architect dedicated to quality, creativity, and efficiency. His love for a variety of design styles, and passion for technology have resulted in beautifully unique projects, which layer form and function together in harmony. Equally comfortable creating a BIM model in Revit, quick modeling in Sketchup, playing in Photoshop, or drawing a napkin sketch; Scott uses his array of talents to find the best tool for any job. He has designed community centers, churches, hotels and skyscrapers, and believes that each project should be tailored to its context. He is also a leader in green design, and continues to focus on cost efficient ways to enhance sustainable solutions on all his projects.

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Project Experience from previous firms

‡ Scott Holcomb worked on this project as a designer at MVE & Partners
•  Scott Holcomb worked on this project as a designer at Westgroup Designs
◊  Scott Holcomb worked on this project as a designer at WATG
†  Scott Holcomb worked on this project as a designer at Visioneering Studos
* John Bates is the architect of record for this project. Scott Holcomb worked on this project while working at John Bates Associates.

Project Experience:

Skipshot Coffee - Mission Viejo, Ca                                     
Deep Sea Adventure - Carlsbad, Ca                                       
Holy Spirit Church - Fountain Valley, Ca                              
Surfer's Cove - Carlsbad, Ca                                            
Ninjago World - Carlsbad, Ca                                    
Crosspointe Church - Anaheim, Ca                            
Crosspointe Church - Yorba Linda, Ca                                
Mountain View Church - Mission Viejo, Ca
Yogurt Zone - San Juan Capistrano, Ca                                
Sultana Condos - Upland, Ca
Farm Direct Market - Irvine, Ca
Beach Cities Scuba - Cypress, Ca
Fontanebleau House - Newport Beach, Ca
Oxnard House - Los Angeles, Ca
Adelanto House - Laguna Niguel, Ca
Calle Brisa House - San Clemente, Ca
Walgrove House - Venice Beach, Ca
Poche Valley Development- Dalian, China ‡
Shedeong Valley Development- Dalian, China ‡
Hercules Town Center - Hercules, Ca ‡
The Advertiser Building Apartments - Honolulu, Hi ‡
Science & Technology City - Dalian, China ‡
Katella High School Courtyard - Anaheim, Ca •
Polaris High School Library - Anaheim, Ca •
Khassa Rah Resort Hotel - North Male Atoll, Maldives ◊
Disney Grand Hawaiian Resort Hotel - Ko Olina, Hi ◊
The Cove -Atlantis Resort - Dubai, UAE ◊
Casino of the Wind - Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, Ct ◊
Bridge Bible Church - Bakersfield, Ca †
Northern Hills Christian Church - Brighton, Co †
Dallas Christian College - Dallas, Tx †
Eastside Christian Church - Fullerton, Ca †
Central Christian Church - Henderson, Nv †
Lawndale Christian Church - Lawndale, Ca †
Northeast Christian Church - Louisville, Ky †
Rocky Mountain Christian Church - Denver, Co †
Angeles Fields - Lynwood, Ca †
Mariner's Chapel - Newport Beach, Ca †
Rivertree Christian Church - Massillon, Oh †
Christ's Church of the Valley - Peoria, Az †
Crossroads Chapel - Corona, Ca †
Central Christian Church - Beloit, Wi †
Real Life Ministries - Post Falls, Id †
Colonial Pointe Christian Church - S. Windsor, Ct †
Northwest Christian Church - Shoreline, Wa †
Heritage Christian Church - Fayetteville, Ga †
Anaheim Police Station - Anaheim, Ca *
Black Gold Golf Course Clubhouse - Yorba Linda, Ca *
Buena Park Civic Center - Buena Park, Ca *
Cypress Council Chambers - Cypress, Ca *
Laguna Hills Community Center - Laguna Hills, Ca *
Dee Hardison Sports Center - Torrance, Ca *
St. Mary's Catholic School - Aliso Viejo, Ca *
Walnut Teen Center - Walnut, Ca *


Julie Miller

Job Captain, Interiors - CCIDC

Julie’s love for design led her to a career filled with exciting opportunities in the vast world of Architecture. Her 19 years of experience has allowed her to work on all aspects of a project from programming to design to documentation to implementation. She’s worked on a wide variety of project types including Industrial, Office Spaces, Financial Institutions, Airports, Restaurants, Retail and Gaming. Julie’s attention to detail and ability to bring all project team members together is what drives her to complete successful projects time and time again. Julie has one main goal during the life of a project: Exceed the Owner’s Expectations. Communication is key to achieving success in a project and Julie utilizes all forms of communication, including technology, to ensure the project is clear and concise for the team. Her budget minded approach helps to streamline the process by keeping everyone on the same page throughout the life of the project. Her varied experience with different project types allows her to identify and solve any challenges that may come her way.

Design has always been one of Julie’s passions. Her love of travel, architecture and photography has given her a keen eye for design. Everything from the tallest skyscraper to a wine bottle opener, Julie’s devotion to design is prominent. Exploring the latest trends and technology, Julie stays current in an industry that continues to evolve. She even finds design in food – creating delicious and gorgeous cuisine for her family and friends.

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Project Experience from previous firms
* Julie Miller worked on this project while working as a Project Manager at Gensler

Project Experience:

Skipshot Coffee - Mission Viejo, CA
Holy Spirit Catholic Church - Fountain Valley, CA
Surfer's Cove, Legoland - Carlsbad CA
Crosspointe Church - Anaheim, CA
Deep Sea Adventure, Legoland - Carlsbad, CA
John Wayne Airport - Santa Ana, CA*
San Diego International Airport- San Diego, CA *
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport - Dallas, TX*
Los Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles, CA *
MGM Resorts Monte Carlo Hotel - Las Vegas, NV*
MGM City Center Aria Hotel - Las Vegas, NV*
Bank of America - Various Locations *
Irvine Company Office Improvements - Various Locations*
Irvine Company Restaurant Improvements - Various Locations*
Pacific Investment Management Company- Newport Beach, CA *
Vineyard Community Church - Laguna Niguel, CA*