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About Us

Nativetec was formed by Robert E. Marini in 1989 with the intention of providing comprehensive environmental science, civil engineering, urban design, planning, surveying, landscape architecture, and architectural services for the issuance of local approvals and more importantly for achieving holistic design solutions.

Our offices are located in Lynn, Massachusetts and Ft. Myers, Florida with full time staff in both locations. Here we pursue the role of a design and environmental planning contributor nationwide. We coordinate those disciplines relevant to providing our clients with their desired results. Being Adaptable to all geographic regions, we shall engage both public and private concerns. Always committed to public health, safety, and welfare, while at the same time accentuating the aesthetic values of the design with the environment and history of the place to ensure that your project will endure the social and physical impacts of time.

Robert E. Marini, LA, PE, Environmental Planner and Wetland Scientist

Robert E. Marini

From 1989 to present as principal of Nativetec, Mr. Marini designed and advised on the construction of landscape architectural projects throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Florida. Representative projects include: preparing construction documents for the War Memorial known as Weymouth Civic Center, the Brighton Streetscape project, and Caloosahatchee Regional Park in Lee County, Florida, and wetland restoration in Plaistow, NH. In all his projects he met with the community to arrive at a compatible solution with clients and the community. As a wetland scientist he identifies wetland areas and prescribes approaches to restoration. Wildlife habitats and species population assessments have been regularly identified by him and his staff in the creation of indigenous preserve areas.

He received a merit award from the BSLA in 2000 for wetland restoration in Plaistow, NH. He was the first licensed mangrove trimming specialist licensed in the City of Sanibel in 1995 and continues to oversee Mangrove protection as dictated within Florida and by the DEP, Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).

Patrick Grant, Associate

Patrick Grant, LEED Green Associate

Patrick holds a BS degree in sustainable design from The Boston Architectural College. He performs all the visualization tasks and assists the surveyors and our architect in developing plans for our clients in the northeast and in Florida. These include topographic depiction of sites, architectural renderings, permit drawings, and construction documents. He coordinates the day to day functions of the Lynn, MA office.

Albellys Denisse Manon

Denisse is an associate designer/draftsperson who is currently attending The Boston Architectural College for Architecture. She is involved with client relations and office tasks including the management of the files in “Cloud Storage”. She  supports our team with the production of architectural drawings within CAD and Revit. Denisse also assists in field measuring and survey.

Darguin Fortuna, RA, AIA, NCARB

Darguin is a licensed architect in Massachusetts. A graduate of The Boston Architectural College, Darguin excels at producing highly detailed construction drawing sets, as well as high quality visualizations. He assists in architectural code reviews and is often involved in client relations.

John Z. Olcott, LA

John was an employee and principal at CDM for 30+ years as a landscape architect, project manager, site design discipline lead and group mentor. This fast paced position allowed him to work on individual and team projects with planners, scientists, architects, environmental, civil, geotechnical, structural, MEP and transportation engineers. The experience built a strong foundation of technical knowledge to support real world problem solving and creative thinking. He endorses their philosophy to: "Listen, Think, and Deliver". John helps our clients achieve their vision of new site design to improve, enhance and protect built and natural environments. By listening to their goals, John works to ensure quality projects with strong attention to regulatory conditions, function, aesthetics and details.

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William R. D'entremont, PLS

William is a licensed Land Surveyor in Massachusetts and provides this level of expertise to NATIVEtec. He has been practicing surveying for over 30 years. He typically performs the research, field work, and CAD work necessary to produce survey plans in conformity with local regulations. He has worked extensively with historical City of Boston utility records to introduce new and restore existing service connections. He locates wetlands delineated by staff environmental scientists and combines them with property line records to enable staff planners to assess the carrying capacity of the land. His field and provision of plan information is via Total Station is essential to the analysis, planning and design processes we engage.

Christopher Haywood

Chris is a 5th year senior student at Florida Atlantic University working towards a graduate degree in
Architecture. Additionally, Chris was trained in 2006 at the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa, FL in
Energy Gauge Summit, where he learned Energy Gauge USA. Chris assists in creating construction documents with an emphasis on MEP design. Chris runs the day to day operations of the Ft. Myers office

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