Morris Architects Joins Huitt‐Zollars

01/07/2013 | Huitt‐Zollars

Huitt‐Zollars is pleased to announce that, as of December 31, 2012, the firm of Morris Architects has become an operating entity of Huitt‐Zollars, Inc. “This transaction will significantly diversify our building design capabilities,” said Bob Zollars, founder and CEO of Huitt‐Zollars. “We are committed in the coming years to providing a truly integrated, balanced offering that delivers quality architectural and engineering services to both new and existing clients.”

Morris, which will continue to provide services under its current name and leadership, is entering its 75th year of continuous practice as an architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning firm. Morris’ current headquarters office is located in Houston, where they are ranked in the top ten largest architectural firms by The Houston Business Journal “Book of Lists.” Other office locations are in Orlando, Florida and Los Angeles, California. Morris’ primary markets include Commercial Development, Corporate Offices, Higher Education, Health Care, Entertainment, and Hospitality. Morris is well known for its dedication to design excellence, with numerous national and local design awards from organizations including the Boston Society of Architects, the American Institute of Architects Houston Chapter, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the Texas Society of Architects. Among their largest current commissions is the design of the new 1,000 room Marriott Marquis convention center hotel in Houston.

“Our current clients will find our commitment to service unchanged, and we are excited about the opportunities this presents for extending our market sector expertise and design skills to new cities, new clients, and new markets,” said Chris Hudson, former CEO of Morris, now Senior Vice President and coleader of Huitt‐Zollars’ Buildings practice group.

Consistently ranked by Engineering News‐Record in the top 200 largest design firms nationwide, Huitt‐ Zollars is a full‐service design firm, headquartered in Dallas, Texas with 16 additional offices located throughout the United States.