We as architects see ourselves as environmental stewards and advocates, through design excellence, mentor ship, professional development and community involvement. We are people who appreciate design, creative thinking and living through responsibility.
This is the spirit of our firm that extends well beyond our offices and spaces. We are continually learning and growing by opportunity and experience.
The culture we have developed by fully incorporating everyone in our perspectives and challenges throughout our processes has solidified our great solutions that have not only solved design concerns but also created awareness and environmental responsibility that benefits the community as well as our clientele.
Al Loya, AIA, CNU-A
Al is the Managing Partner and provides guidance and leadership through his hands-on approach. His portfolio of work spans across all scales and includes healthcare, science and technology, academic and recreational. His commissions are characterized by sensitivity to materials, attentiveness to the relationship between buildings and surrounding environment, and making places that respond to their unique culture and context. Al is a Registered Architect in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree in Design Specialization from Texas Tech University.
Gilda Maraboto, RAS, CBI-ICC
Gilda has served as a Senior Project Manager on numerous projects, such as quick service retailers, K-12 and commercial. She has a specialty design background with years of experience in the architecture profession and in navigating through the bureaucracy of the municipalities in the various States that we practice. Gilda became a Registered Accessibility Specialist in the State of Texas, and provides in-house quality assurance on all the firm’s projects. Gilda is also a Commercial Building Inspector with the International Code Council (ICC 2019) Gilda’s attention to detail and thoroughness provides our clients with a higher service that ensures quality and reliability in our construction documents
Danny Goss, Assoc. AIA
A seasoned leader in healthcare design with experience in a variety of healthcare related projects. Danny is well versed in every design discipline, which gives him the ability to lead the team of consultants through the design and construction process to ensure success. Danny also serves as the firm’s go-to person for mentoring and guidance to the junior staff. His open communication allows for perfect execution in each project, and provides the expertise needed on complex and technically intricate designs. Danny has completed the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners Intern Development Program.
Andre Lopez, Assoc. AIA
Andre graduated with his Masters in Architecture from Boston Architecture College. Andre is a leader in BIM and production. He is involved on various project types such as healthcare, educational, residential , retail and industrial. His extensive knowledge of modeling, building systems and documents executed in Revit has enabled him to manage a variety of projects, creating construction documents and visualization, and assisting in coordination of various design eﬀorts for the project team.
Hector Rodriguez, Assoc. AIA
Hector has taken on the role of designer and has assisted with the development and completion of all design projects. Hector has extensive knowledge in creating dynamic project renderings that help clients visualize their space in the early phases of design. Hector draws design inspiration from life itself Hector received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from Texas Tech University. Hector graduated with his Masters of Architecture degree from Boston Architecture College.
Appolonia attended Texas Tech University and received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree and has a Master’s of Science in Construction Management at The University of Texas at El Paso. She works closely with Project Managers to create more eﬃcient methods to maintain proﬁtability. She is responsible for organizing, scheduling and managing multiple company projects simultaneously. Appolonia is involved in monitoring project progressions, resolve and issues that may arise and coordinate team activities to maintain approved schedule.
Stephanie graduated with her Master’s of Science in Construction Management at The University of Texas at El Paso. Stephanie brings excellent ability to manage projects and consistently meets deadlines. Highly motivated, driving success and growth, she is an excellent researcher always looking to sharpen the problem - solving skills. Her great attention to detail and accelerated work ﬂow ensures accurate work that meets high standards and keeps projects on or ahead of schedule. She received her Bachelor of Science in Architecture at Texas Tech University.
Maya is highly motivated, organized, resourceful, detail oriented and committed with a strong academic background and diverse experience. Maya has an outstanding problem solving skills with he ability to meet rigorous performance standards and demanding schedules. Strong knowledge of computers, proﬁciency in BIM and Adobe Creative Suite. Maya received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. Maya is currently attending Boston of Architecture to obtain her Masters of Architecture.