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Best Architect!

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Our mission is to provide the highest level of full service professional architecture and builder services - integrating form, function and materiality with building structure, interior architecture and design, lighting, landscaping, hardscape design and full engineering - to produce smart, efficient, beautiful, functional, creative, wholistic, and thoughtful projects that elevate the user experience.    

Our service offerings are comprehensive and include:

  • site selection and analysis

  • site planning and design

  • utility infrastructure coordination

  • hardscape planning and design

  • landscape planning and design

  • interior space planning and design

  • lighting design

  • furniture planning

Our Advantage is that we design and manage every aspect of our projects from design conception to construction completion - creating the vision, obtaining the design review board approvals, coordinating the engineering, producing the required drawings, documentation and specifications for permitting, and administering the construction to ensure every aspect of the project meets each detail and specification outlined in our document sets.

Our Commitment is to the client by using the latest and most sophisticated CAD and modeling software to ensure the upmost precision, coordination, and professionalism with our designs.


residential work


commercial work




GoDaddy Global Technology Center

Tempe, AZ

RED Awards - Best Office Project

PRIDE Awards - Award of Merit: Commercial Office Over 25,000 sf

Best of NAIOP - Office Build-to-Suite of the Year
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) -- Arizona Chapter

Best of NAIOP - Office Tenant Improvement of the Year (51,000 sf or More)
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) -- Arizona Chapter



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Ramón Gabriel Martinez, RA, AIA, NCARB

A New Mexico native with over 15 years of commercial and residential experience designing ground up buildings and interior renovations.  Notably, Ramón's project portfolio includes GoDaddy's award-winning Global Technology Center, located in Tempe Arizona, the Craig Hospital Renovation in Denver, the Arizona Cardinals NFL Training Facility, Allandale Animal Hospital - the 2013 North American Animal Hospital of the Year, and an impressive collection of modern luxury residences. 


Ramón is passionate about New Mexico culture and architecture and honoring the acclaimed vernacular architectural language.  This aesthetic -  combined with the latest design technology, artfully modern creativity, and backed by building science and best practices - is what we like to call New Mexico Modern.

Ramón will offer a fresh approach to your design and will bring an exuberance and willingness to learn about your specific desires and dreams to deliver an extraordinary design.



Suzy Kim

Born and raised in Colorado where she received a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and having spent the past two decades in New York City and Los Angeles, Suzy brings considerable marketing and finance experience and successes from top firms such as Ernst & Young and RR Donnelley Financial.  Her extensive background in marketing, real estate and finance enable the design team to focus on excellent client services.

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Paul D. Sidebottom

An executive and real estate expert with more than 20 years experience leading global technology teams at Fortune 50 companies such as Comcast and Time Warner.  An expert in luxury real estate and a proven leader in building success through customer satisfaction and loyalty.  Born and raised in Colorado, Paul is passionate about New Mexico, its rich culture, architecture, and green chile.



Our commitment is to our clients. 

No project is too simple or complex.  Schedule your one-on-one design consultation today.  We would love to hear from you and learn about how we can help.

Contact Us
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(505) 363-6234

255 Staab St.

Santa Fe, NM 87501





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