B Arch, BRE Code for Sustainable Homes assessor
Martin is a Senior Architect & Senior Associate at HTA joining in 2000. Previously based in Ireland, he worked there on residential and mixed use developments both in Ireland and in the UK.
Martin's first contribution to HTA was the implementation of a £37 million regeneration of the Oakridge Estate in Basingstoke. The project was awarded the 2005 ‘Building for Life’ Gold standard for quality of architecture, landscaping and sustainable development as well as the award for Affordable Housing at the 2005 Housing Design Awards.
Since that time, Martin’s focus has been primarily technical content and quality control through all job stages of HTA projects, some examples are:
Exemplar schemes demonstrating MMC and high levels of sustainability including a community centre & flats on the Moorlands Estate, Brixton, for Metropolitan Housing Trust and demonstration houses in Rothwell as part of VELUX's response to the Passive House agenda.
Several phases of HTA's ongoing regeneration of the Kender Estate in New Cross which has so far comprised Timber Frame Flats and Houses. A Landmark building consisting of flats above retail and flats and houses constructed with SIPs, Phase four of 204 flats & houses was completed in 2015 & included timber frame terraced housing, masonry mid-rise flats and an RC nine-storey block.
167 flats & houses in South Acton for Countryside Properties Plc; 8 stories incorporating green roofs, terracing, balcony and winter gardens and car parking under podium.
Two schemes of six storey timber framed apartments for Laing Homes in Cambridge totalling 300 flats incorporating innovative balcony & landscape solutions with basement parking and flagship projects for Barratt Homes in north London in masonry and concrete frame constructions.
Just completed is his design for a pavilion (friends & gardeners building) as part of HTA’s heritage lottery funded restoration of the Grade 2 registered Watergardens in Hemel Hempstead originally designed by Geoffrey Jellicoe.
He is presently working on two adjacent sites for Hyde Housing Association and Hill residential in Stonebridge, Brent. Currently on site are 109 flats with podium over basement carpark and about to start is a separate scheme by HTA recently granted approval for 178 flats and houses.