Katja Martinez

ASSOC. AIA

PRINCIPAL/SENIOR DESIGNER

Katja’s diligent, thorough and decisive approach consistently results in meeting or exceeding client’s expectations.

Katja joined JZMK Partners in 2000 after graduating from the University of Applied Science, Stuttgart, Germany with a Bachelor Degree in Architecture. Since becoming an Associate/Senior Designer to the company, she now holds the position of Principal.

With nearly 20 years of experience, Katja is involved in a wide variety of residential projects in California, Texas, China and the Middle East. Her innovative designs range from Custom Residences, Recreational Facilities, Resort Clubhouses, Mixed-use Facilities and High-rise Residential Buildings.

One of her achievements is the high density, urban in-fill project along the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China that includes High-rise Residential towers, high-end Retail and a 5-star Hotel. Additional projects include the Marassi Beach Clubhouse in Egypt and the high density, award winning Hillside Project in Austin, Texas.

Katja’s diligent, thorough and decisive approach consistently results in meeting or exceeding client’s expectations. In her position she also manages Business Development efforts and facilitates client communication.

Mrs. Martinez is a past member of Toast Master International where she held the office of Secretary and Vice President of Membership. She completed her course with an award in public speaking.

Katja currently holds the position of President of the SAGE Council in Southern California.

AFFILIATIONS
President of the Council on Sage (formerly the 55+ Housing Council)

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Architecture
University of Applied Science, Stuttgart Germany

LANGUAGES
Native Language: German
English
French

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