Superpower | Cat Whisperer

Martina Parrish is from Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design and her Master of Architecture from Montana State University. She brings a wealth of experience ranging from small residential projects to commercial projects, tenant improvements and master planning, to the 45 Architecture team. Martina is a skilled and confident communicator. She works effectively with her team, her clients, planning committees, permitting entities, and consultants for the good of the project.


Martina believes that communication is the key to keeping projects moving smoothly and successfully. She leads her teams and projects with organized and consistent communication. When faced with challenges, she dissects the issue, creates effective solutions, communicates and moves the project forward to a dynamic result. She is driven by a passion for ensuring her client’s needs and desires are met and surpassed. She is a compassionate creator and uniquely in tuned to her clients and her team.


Martina embraces ongoing education to help her stay on the leading edge of industry developments in building code, design and construction trends. She is passionate about the environment, compassionate about her community, and is continually challenging herself to make a difference in the world we live in. Martina resides in Nashville with her husband and pets Tummy Puggle, Dillingham Pickletons and Boo! Martina is an active volunteer in the community.


Project Experience | Martina has worked on projects all over Alaska and Montana and has had the opportunity to see projects from the initial phases all the way through construction administration. Her projects run the gambit from a school on the Bering Sea to a house in Costa Rica. In between, there have been numerous commercial projects, adaptive reuse, feasibility studies and master planning.


Design Inspiration | Nature


Architectural Style | Scandanavian


Current Read | Natural Capitalism and 1984