GA Registered Architect


Professional Associations:




Bachelor of Architecture

Georgia Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science

Georgia Institute of Technology


Post Graduate Studies:

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris





Ellis, Ricket & Associates


Blake has practiced architecture in Valdosta since 1956.  His innovative design has earned our firm many design awards and a reputation for design excellence throughout Georgia, Florida and the southeast.  His broad range of experience includes the planning and design of educational facilities, medical and commercial office buildings, multi-unit residential complexes and a host of civic and religious buildings.  He has designed four new campuses for the Technical College System of Georgia and two new colleges for the Georgia Board of Regents.  He has developed master plans for many campuses for both agencies, including a Master Development plan for Valdosta State University.