far back as I can remember, I have always been fascinated with
building," said Travis Mattingly, who grew up in a small
coastal town in Alabama. At the time he was born, Travis' father
was working for his grandfather, a general contractor who primarily
built homes. Building and architecture were a natural part of
those days, a general contractor had a crew that worked for him,
and they did everything. They built the foundation, framed and
roofed the house, laid the brick, hung the sheetrock, built the
cabinets, and painted the entire structure. During my teen years,
I became especially interested in the design aspect of building,
while my mother was working for a home builder with an in-house
design staff," Travis recalled.
attending college, he worked for a residential designer in Mobile,
AL. After graduation, Travis continued working there for six years,
living and building in the South. He learned a lot of valuable
grass-roots experience and insight during those years that have
served him well as he meets the needs of Texans today.
moved to the Houston area in 1982, and continued to work with
residential design firms until he started his own firm in 1992.
The corporation, Architectural Solutions, Inc. (ASI) was formed
in 1995. The company has grown, and now has a staff of six very
talented architects and interns. Their creative designs are built
using state-of-the-art computer programs, which include AutoCAD
2004, enhanced with Architectural Desktop software.