Catherine R. Martin, RLA
Education: BS Environmental Design, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Professional Registration: Registered Landscape Architect MA and RI.
Ms. Martin has 15 years of Landscape Architecture experience with strong focus on Site Planning, Permitting and Sustainable Design. Catherine provides clients a wide range of experience including project design, permitting and construction administration . Catherine’s responsibilities within the company also include building and maintaining client relations and business development.
Ms. Martin implemented the GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology and is the leading source for these services providing both public and private sector clients with due diligence and feasibility studies for projects.
Ms. Martin has a wide range of development project experience. Housing projects include high-end assisted living facilities, smart growth developments, Mass Comprehensive 40B developments and public housing renovation/expansions. Public sector experiences include many public schools, libraries and streetscapes. Private institution work includes master planning, academic building expansions, athletics fields, and sports facilities. Specific recent projects include:
St. Polycarp Phases 2 & 3 of a 29 and 31 units affordable housing development with off-site roadway improvements in Somerville
Several 40B projects currently under construction; 30 Haven Street in Reading and the former Rounder Records site in Cambridge
Waverly Woods 40 unit 40B development in Belmont
Heritage Housing 150 unit development for the Lawrence Housing Authority
Fuller Village 120 unit, 27 acre campus independent living facility at in Milton
Brimmer and May School Master Plan, several academic expansions, parking expansion, art museum, underground library and athletic field projects at Chestnut Hill over (8 years of continued design service).
Landmark School in Prides Crossing: Master Planning and two academic expansions, the construction of a new gym/field house, property due diligence studies and the recently constructed natural soccer field that will come online for student use in September of 2012 (10 years of continued design service).
Watertown and Walpole Public Libraries through full construction and Athol, Wayland, Shrewsbury, West Springfield and Granby through feasibility and grant approvals.
Ms. Martin has published articles in Banker Tradesman, the Boston Business Journal and New England Real Estate journal and has co-presented a seminar on GIS and how it can be utilized by design professionals at the annual Build Boston trade show.
In addition to being a landscape architect Ms. Martin is a wife, mother, runner, knitter and Patriots’ fan.