Martin’s focus has been on combining technical content and design through all job stages of HTA projects, ensuring the highest standards are achieved in terms of appearance, performance & the delivery of projects. Joining HTA in 2000 Martin’s first contribution to HTA was the regeneration of the Oakridge Estate in Basingstoke, awarded the 2005 ‘Building for Life’ Gold standard and the award for Affordable Housing at the 2005 Housing Design Awards.
Subsequent work include exemplar schemes demonstrating MMC and high levels of sustainability including a community centre & flats on the Moorlands Estate, Brixton, demonstration houses in Rothwell for VELUX and a pavilion as part of HTA’s restoration of the Watergardens in Hemel Hempstead given a Landscape Institute award.
Martin has completed a large number of successful mixed tenure schemes combining flats and housing including several phases of HTA's regeneration of the Kender Estate in New Cross for Hyde Housing Association providing over 500 homes. 167 flats & houses as Phase one of South Acton regeneration for Countryside Properties. 300 flats in two schemes of six storey timber framed apartments in Cambridge for Laing Homes as well as flagship projects for Barratt Homes in north London in masonry and concrete frame constructions and 63 new homes for Bugler Group at Gilbert Street in Enfield.
Completed in 2017 were 188 homes for Family Mosaic & Rydon regenerating the former Queen Elizabeth childrens hospital in Tower Hamlets, A GLA commended scheme including within the development a substantial conservation & integration of a Victorian façade. Near completion are two adjacent sites for Hyde Housing Association and Hill residential in Stonebridge, Brent. Constructed consecutively consisting of 287 flats and houses over and adjacent to carparks under podiums.
He is currently working on phase four of Lendleases development at Elephant & Castle comprising 322 mixed tenure homes in three towers from 9 to 18 stories over podium with commercial and retail. The schemed includes use of bathroom and utility pods with unitised façades avoiding any requirement for external access scaffolding.