dmta ARCHITECTURE is a full-service Architecture & Interior Design firm with a goal of collaborating closely with clients to transform their needs into unique and meaningful design solutions. We continue to reinforce this goal through exceptional service, environmental responsibility and design excellence. We are a fully licensed and insured professional corporation (PC) with extensive experience in all phases of Architectural Design, Master Planning, Programming, Construction Documentation, Permitting and Construction Administration. Our project experience includes Commercial, Residential and Religious Projects.
dmta ARCHITECTURE was founded in 1999 by Dennis M. Thompson AIA, a registered Architect with over 30 years of professional experience. Dennis had previously been a project architect and manager of firms in Portland, OR and Philadelphia, PA. We purposely maintain a small firm of diverse and energetic staff members with the goal of providing friendly but professional service to our clients. We fully utilize Building Information Modeling (BIM) software and use 3-D Building modeling in all phases of our work.
Principal, Dennis M. Thompson AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, BD+C has been a member of the national and local Chapter's of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) since 1988. We fully adhere to AIA established guidelines and principles regarding business practices and ethics. We use AIA documents and contracts with all of our clients, associates and consultants.
dmta ARCHITECTURE is qualified, certified and licensed to perform the following services:
- Architectural Design + Construction Documents - Master Planning
- Programming and Feasibility Studies
- Space Planning + Tenant Improvements
- “Green” Building Design + LEED ® Certification - ADA Accessibility Design + Retrofit
- Lighting Design + Fixture Selection
- Interior Design + Art Procurement
- Landscape Design
- Building Code Analysis and Research - Residential Kitchen Design
- Liturgical Furnishings Design + Fabrication
dmta ARCHITECTURE believes that Architects are service providers first and foremost, and then artists. We are trained to provide buildings and spaces that are safe, environmentally friendly and cost efficient to both build and to maintain. At the same time, we are artists who blend materials and techniques with artistic expression. We express ourselves through an honest and appropriate use of materials and through a respect for construction techniques. Our company values the character and integrity of all building materials and appreciates the builders and artisans that bring our visions to life. Our process is bound by no particular style. Each project, each process, is as new and unique as each client and their needs. We bring our skills and knowledge to the table each day in anticipation of a new and unique challenge.
dmta ARCHITECTURE acknowledges the importance and functionality of using energy efficient and sustainable methods and products in the course of design and construction. In all of our projects, we attempt to suggest a sustainable direction, including the use of local sources for construction materials and using salvaged, sustainable and/or recycled materials whenever possible. The firm's Principal, Dennis M. Thompson is a certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional and has worked on several projects targeted for LEED Certification.
dmta ARCHITECTURE is affiliated through memberships with the following professional organizations: