Rene joined Gottfried + Garcia Architects in 1994 as an intern architect. In 2002, he became the first partner of the firm's founders. He currently serves as president of the corporation. Rene has extensive experience in many project types including commercial, education, entertainment, government (municipal and federal), institutional, medical, military, religious, residential and retail. Rene is actively involved during all phases of each of the firm’s projects. This continues a tradition set forth by the firm’s co-founders of having one of the firm’s principals actively involved in the management of every project. Learn more...
Jorge joined the firm January 2007, bringing with him 44 yrs of the unique experience of working in the three roles that come together in every construction project, Architect, Owner and Contractor. He serves as vice-president of the corporation, and is actively involved in the design and quality control of contract documents. He has experience with facilities and project management, with extensive experience in many project types including commercial, education, institutional, medical and residential.
Rodriguez + Architecture is known for its longevity in the industry and superior client care. Since 1963, we have managed each project with careful consideration of our client's needs. A firm partner is involved in every project, no matter what size. As a result, many of our clients have retained us through multiple projects, over several years.
Rodriguez + Architecture is a certified Hispanic Owned Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE). The firm provides architectural / engineering and consulting services for various project types which include commercial, education, entertainment, government (municipal and federal), institutional, medical, military, religious, residential and retail projects.
The majority of Rodriguez + Architecture's clients are located within the state of Florida with several project associations throughout the country.
Rodriguez + Architecture is a full service architecture firm based in Tampa, Florida. Established in 1963, by the late Jacob L. Gottfried and Genaro Garcia, Jr., AIA, as Gottfried + Garcia Architects, the firm is the longest established architectural practice in the State of Florida. Rene J Rodriguez, RA joined the firm in 1994 as a graduate architect. Since joining the firm, Rene expressed an interest in ownership. Through the years, under the mentorship of Jake and Jerry, he assumed more responsibilities and a leadership role which allowed him to develop both as an architect and a business owner.
In January 2007, Rene's interest in ownership was realized through the acquisition of the firm. Today, Rodriguez + Architecture is managed by Rene who serves as President of the corporation. His father, Jorge J. Rodriguez who joined the firm in January 2007 serves as Vice President of the corporation.