Firm Profile

With a portfolio of high-profile projects, a team of artistic innovators, and a collective commitment to advancing communities, Marshall Moya Design has earned recognition and accolades on regional, national, and international levels. As a boutique architecture and design studio, we believe that brick and mortar should connect and inspire people, while supporting and improving communities. Marshall Moya Design projects span the commercial, institutional, civic, and cultural sectors. Firm team members have designed a number of iconic projects in the Washington, D.C. region and beyond, including The Howard Theatre; Chuck Brown Memorial; Reunion Square in Southeast; dynamic elementary schools; and the new Student Center at the University of the District of Columbia. Current projects include the D.C. United Stadium, the state-of-the-art Wizards Practice Facility, and projects for MGM Resorts International. Marshall Moya Design is known as an influential and valuable design partner. Michael Marshall originally founded the firm in 1989 as Michael Marshall Architecture. In 2010, he formed a partnership with Paola Moya to establish Marshall Moya Design, with a commitment to uniting people and strengthening communities through collaboration, innovation and purpose.

Design Process

When it comes to how we do business, our firm’s core guiding principles are Collaboration, Innovation and Purpose. Collaboration. Collaboration is our foundation for every project. We listen, share ideas, build consensus, and communicate as partners with our clients throughout the process. Innovation.  As natural innovators, we bring originality, creativity, and fresh thinking to every project. We are excited by our work; every challenge presents an opportunity to find inspiring solutions. Purpose. Our designs ultimately affect communities and our environment, and we take that very seriously. We respect our planet's resources as well as the materials, costs, and time needed to deliver every project responsibly.

Culture

Marshall Moya Design is a reflection of the backgrounds and talents of a diverse, worldly and dedicated team. Each of us has a unique story and distinct industry expertise. The fusion of our respective experiences is what defines our firm culture. We are multicultural, multidimensional and passionate about advancing communities and social causes. A common belief among our team is the importance of philanthropy. Each year, we give back as individuals and as a company to organizations who do good in the world. Our team members represent ethnicities and cultures from every corner of the world. Many of us are bilingual and we encourage global perspectives and multifaceted thinking, contributing to a limitless design aesthetic. The varied experiences and foundations we bring to the table create a workplace that is vibrant and dynamic, where everyone is encouraged to draw from unique backgrounds to make valuable contributions and inspire broader thinking.

 

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Institutions We Serve