K-12 Education

Since its inception, MLM-Martin Architects, Inc. has prioritized working in the K-12 Education sector. Miguel L. Martin, AIA, has worked with Orange County Public School since the 1980's. MLM has held Continuing Contracts with OCPS as Prime and Architect of Record for 20 years and counting. MLM has also held Continuing Contracts as an Architectural subconsultant under other disciplines as Prime with OCPS and many other K-12 public education school systems.

MLM has worked on nearly every part of a K-12 Education school campus: master planning, prototype designs, renovations, additions, exterior buildings, cafeterias, auditoriums, cafetoriums, fine arts buildings, classrooms, science labs, athletic fields, administration areas, roof and envelope upgrades, utilities and complex engineering projects such as backup generators, security, CCTV/Communications Systems upgrades, and many many more.

In addition to multiple stand-alone projects over the years, MLM has continually held
OCPS Prime Architectural Design Continuing Contracts:
2002 - 2012, 2013 - 2019, and 2019 - Present


Orange County Public Schools

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Recent Projects:

OCPS Low Voltage Capital Renewal, Multi-site

Project Title: Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) Low Voltage Capital Renewal Projects

MLM Role: Architect of Record and Sr. Project Manager as Architectural subconsultant to Prime Engineering firm for the following schools  

Project Description: Extensive multi-site school-wide replacements of fire alarm systems and select other systems (CCTV/Intrusion detection/PA system).


11 Schools:

  • Baldwin Park Elementary School

  • East River High School

  • Killarney Elementary School

  • Lake Nona Elementary School

  • Memorial Middle School

  • Orange Technical College, Avalon Campus

  • Ridgewood Park Elementary School

  • Sadler Elementary School

  • Union Park Middle School

  • West Orange High School

  • Windermere Elementary School

College Park Middle School, OCPS
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College Park Middle School

Project Title: College Park Middle School (f/k/a Lee Middle) Re-Roofing & HVAC upgrades

MLM Role: Prime and Architect of Record 

Project Description: Extensive campus-wide re-roofing & HVAC upgrades.


Size: 39,642 sqft.

Total Cost: $11M

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Acceleration East High School
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Project Title: Acceleration East High School Capital Renewal Project

MLM Role: Prime and Architect of Record

Project Description: Major elements of this Capital Renewal Project include removal and replacement of existing roofing system, removal of all existing mechanical roof top units and replacement of all units except one recently replaced unit, and the installation of a lightning protection systems. 


Size: 57,626 sqft.

Total Cost: $8.5M

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Lakemont Elementary School

Project Title: Architectural & Engineering Design Services for New Campus

MLM Role: Associate Architect

Project Description: Design/Bid/Build of new urban prototype design project. MLM responsibilities included restrooms and stairs.


Size: 89,000 sqft. campus project.

Total Cost: $13.4M

Cypress Creek High School
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Project Title: Cypress Creek Renovations and Additions

MLM Role: Associate Architect

Project Description: Renovations and Additions project including exterior building enclosure elements. MLM had responsibilities for exterior building enclosure elements including roof and exterior walls.

Size: 250,000 sqft. renovations, 42,000 sqft. additions

Total Cost: $38M

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Bonneville Elementary School
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Project Title: Bonneville Elementary School Electrical Upgrades

MLM Role: Prime and Architect of Record

Project Description: Campus-wide LED lighting retrofit and roof replacement at Classroom Building #3 and Cafetorium Building #4. 


Size: 85,424 sqft

Sunridge Elementary School
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Project Title: Sunridge Elementary School (f/k/a Sessions ES) Architectural Prototype Design Services

MLM Role: Associate Architect

Project Description: K-8 Academic Campus prototype design project including interior features and shared centralized campus design.


Size: 89,200 sqft.

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Winegard Elementary School
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Project Title: Winegard Elementary School Classroom Building Design Criteria Package

MLM Role: Prime and Design Criteria Professional

Project Description: 2-story tilt-up wall concrete classroom building Design Criteria Package project

Prairie Lake Elementary School
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Project Title: Prairie Lake Elementary School (f/k/a Clarcona ES) Upgrades

MLM Role: Prime and Architect of Record

Project Description: Design and installation of clearstory translucent window panels at all classrooms project.

Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center (RBELC)
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Project Title: Boardroom Assessment and Conceptual Study

MLM Role: Prime and Architect of Record

Project Description: Architect of Record for RBELC Boardroom Assessment and Conceptual Study.


Project Title: RBELC Elevator Upgrades Project

MLM Role: Prime and Architect of Record

Project Description: Elevator Upgrades project for 11-story high rise and parking garage. Project scope included upgrading 5 traction elevators in the high rise, and 4 hydraulic elevators in the parking garage.


Project Title: RBELC Emergency Generator Relocation

MLM Role: Architect of Record as Architectural subconsultant

Project Description: Emergency Generator renovations and relocation where MLM handled the architectural drawings for the interior room enclosure at the parking garage on the ground level with precast concrete partial walls.