A registered architect and mechanical engineer, Martin brings over two decades of experience and leadership to the firm’s urban design, mixed-use development, higher education, and transportation projects. He is passionate about developing sustainable design solutions that are socially, economically, and environmentally responsible, with a portfolio of work that has been recognized with awards for planning, architecture, and innovation.

Martin’s recent project work includes the new LEED® Gold certified Campus Energy Centre at UBC, as well as the new Exchange Residence and UBC Bus Exchange, also at the university. He led the sustainable design strategy and LEED® certification process on the University of Calgary’s U-District neighbourhood, the largest ND Platinum project in Canada. Martin is currently leading the rezoning of the Heather Lands, a 21-acre development in Vancouver with the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Watututh nations, in partnership with Canada Lands Corporation.

Prior to joining DIALOG, Martin led the design and construction of UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), a LEED® Platinum certified and Living Building, considered one of the greenest institutional projects in North America. He has taught at the UBC School of Architecture and Faculty of Engineering and has served as chair of the UBC Advisory Urban Design Panel. He is currently serving on the Squamish Nation Advisory Design Panel and has served as chair on the City of Vancouver Urban Design Panel.

Education

  • Master of Architecture The University of British Columbia
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering The University of British Columbia