The 2015 AIA Sandcastle on Galveston’s East Beach is on the horizon. Beach preparations for teams and sponsors of the 2015 AIA Sandcastle Competition is well underway. The Galveston Parks Department assisted with moving much of the standing water to make way for the many participants and visitors that will be making their way down this weekend. As of this evening, few standing puddles scattered the beach parking lot but with only a slight chance of rain on Friday, the water should subside.
As Martinez Architects establishes its’ reputation as a leading architectural firm in the Houston area, we are encouraged by our great city’s leadership. The City of Houston’s Minority, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Business Enterprise certification process is dedicated to assist its small business community grow and thrive. It is this model that continues to boast our nations dependency on small businesses and their impact on the local workforce, overall position on local and regional economies and cultural diversity.
Martinez Architects, committed to the strength of diversity in the design profession and throughout society, is currently pursuing recognized status as an Historically Underutilized Business enterprise with the State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Attaining HUB status will allow Martinez to further develop partnering relationships with other respected architectural design firms in the Houston area.
Martinez Architects is now a fully organized and operational company, committed to providing unmatched client service and dedication to high-performance facilities in the greater Houston area. The vast experience of the firm’s team members in fields of education, municipal, and public safety design means that Martinez Architects will make an immediate impact on design landscape. The firm’s first design contract is for an addition HISD’s Westbury High School, for which Martinez will serve as associate architect under Joiner Architects.