Martin has been a Director at Smith & Kennedy for the last 15 years and has been responsible for a variety of projects for both the Department of Education and the Department of Defence, along with commercial and private clients. These involve new build projects and extensions to existing buildings, including protected structures, ranging from €3 million to €14 million. The more recent projects were; Castlepark School; Newpark School; St Brendans College; Scoil Lorcain; 86-90 Sandymount; and the DSPCA. Martin is also a Director of Kompas International Architects and was responsible for setting up their office in Bahrain and Brazil.
Previously Martin worked in the USA and the UK where he was a founding Partner in Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects before returning to Ireland in 2000.
He is experienced in all aspects of design, procurement, project management and contract administration.
Architectural Education: University College Dublin & University of Virginia
Qualifications: B.Arch. 1982, M.R.I.A.I., R.I.B.A.
Personal Interests: Martin enjoys travelling and is an avid collector of books.
Martin and Lynda, also an architect, have two sons and a daughter.
His father was the renowned architect, Pearse McKenna