GTM ARCHITECTS | DC

WE DESIGN FOR PEOPLE

Who We Are

GTM Architects of Washington DC, LLC (GTM-DC) is a full service, award winning firm offering services in architecture, planning, and design. Established in 2019, our Washington,DC office was founded in order to expand our services within the local market.

What We Do

Listen + Observe + Analyze + Exchange

GTM-DC is committed to providing excellence in both services and design for all clients. Our design approach embraces the existing physical, historical, and social context of each site. We strive to create dynamic communal living experiences which reflect the diversity of the urban environment.

is Collaborative

We are problem solvers and value the important role architects and designers play in shaping the built environment.

WE LISTEN to each client’s vision, goals, and programmatic objectives for their project.

WE OBSERVE the marketplace and identify similar building typologies or design styles that support the client’s vision.

WE ANALYZE each design solution against contextual and programmatic constraints, while looking carefully at cost and constructability.

WE EXCHANGE  ideas thru the iterative design process.

Services

ARCHITECTURE
Programming + Conceptual Design
Schematic Design
Construction Documentation
Contract Administration
REAL ESTATE SERVICES
Land-Use Analysis
Economic Feasibility Studies
Site Analysis, Selection + Planning
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Team Selection and Coordination
Budget + Schedule Development
Budget + Schedule Tracking
Cost Estimating
Project Documentation
Contract Administration
HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Review Board Presentations
Historic Research + Documentation
Materials Preservation
Architectural Design Services
BOMA METHOD OF MEASUREMENT
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Programming
Construction Documentation
Construction Observation
Building Survey and Evaluation
Space Analysis, Planning and Design
Space Standards Development
Material Selection + Specification
Furniture Selection + Specification
Building Asset Transformation
Alternative Work Style Evaluation
Environmental Design
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT & PLANNING
Project Planning
Facilities Management Support
MULTIMEDIA
Architectural Renderings
Graphic Design
LEED CONSULTANT SERVICES
14 LEED Accredited Professionals on Staff

ADA ACCESSIBILITY AUDITS AND COMPLIANCE

Projects

GTM-DC has extensive experience in the planning and design of multifamily & mixed-use urban redevelopment projects. We have led the design team through the entitlement process on a range of project types from small infill to large planned developments. Our team members possess extensive experience working with regulatory agencies and neighborhood groups in the District of Columbia and surrounding region.

Meet The Team

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Colline Hernandez-Ayala

PARTNER

Colline Hernandez-Ayala manages the day to day operations of  GTM Architects of Washington DC, LLC (GTM-DC), and  leads the Multifamily/Mixed-Use Studio for the firm.   She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University, and currently sits on the dean’s advisory board.  She is also a member of the National Organization of Minority Architects,  NAIOP DC MD (Advocacy Committee) , and AAREP.  Colline possesses over 30 years of experience coordinating all phases of the design process from initial feasibility and land-use analysis thru construction, and has overseen the design on several large planned development projects in the District of Columbia.   She is well known for her collaborative work-style and keen ability to build consensus amongst the various stakeholders involved in each project.

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Kimberly Lee

ASSOCIATE

Kimberly A. Lee, is an Associate at GTM-DC , specializing in the Multi-Family/Mixed-Use Studio.  Lee holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master of Architecture with a Certificate in Urban Design from University of Maryland College Park. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a Registered Architect in the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland and is a LEED Accredited Professional.  Kim has over 15 years of experience working in all phases of the design process from conception thru completion.  She possesses strong design and project management skills, having managed the team through the entitlement process on serval large planned development projects in the District of Columbia.

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Don Reed

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Don Reed, is a senior project manager at GTM-DC, specializing in the Multi-Family/Mixed-Use Studio.  Don holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Howard University.  He possesses a wealth of knowledge gained through more than 30 years of experience designing, detailing, and documenting residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.   Don has performed construction administration services on several complex mixed-use buildings in the District of Columbia and surrounding region.

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Robert Grooms

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

Robert grooms, is an architectural designer at GTM-DC and specializes in the Multi-Family/Mixed-Use Studio. Robert  holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a dual Master of Architecture and Real Estate Development from University of Maryland College Park.  He is a member of the National Organization of Minority Architects.  Robert is a creative and insightful designer, skilled in developing and expressing design ideas graphically during the early phases of the design process.  He has worked on all phases of the design process from conceptual design thru final construction.

Contact Us

  • Phone

(202) 893-7860

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  • Location
5335 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 640
Washington, DC 20015
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