Building Code Clarified

About Marty:

I have been working in the field of architecture for almost 25 years, with a focus on healthcare for the past 18.


  • ASHE presentation in San Diego – 2010. I wrote and submitted the initial draft of a white paper and pursued the speaking engagement which was accepted.  I presented “A New Game” with Stan Davis (VP at Cook Children’s) Mark Linenberger (Linbeck) and Eduardo Calderon (SSR)
  • McGraw Hill, presenter and panelist on BIM in healthcare
  • Co-authored an article in “Health Facilities Management” magazine published March 2012, “The BIM Revolution”
  • Co-authored and byline in Medical Journal Houston published March 2012, “What is BIM? A revolution for facilities, teams and the bottom line”
  • NFPA healthcare subcommittee member.  In 2004 I was nominated and appointed to this committee, where I presently serve.  This committee actively participates and reviews all upcoming NFPA codes that may affect healthcare.  I have actively debated code issues on the floor at the NFPA national committee meetings.  I have also been responsible for getting other committee members nominated and appointed to this position, as positions became available.
  • As an AIA member, I have taught classes at my local chapter to help prepare students for code questions on the architectural exam  Informally, I help guide others who are pereparing for the architectural exam, making sure to point out real world issues that may be tested on paper and encouraging study.


Louisiana Tech University, May 1988, Bachelor’s of Arts and Science, focus on Architecture