Martin Kristensen completed both his Bachelor of Environmental Design and his Master of Architecture while attending Dalhousie University in Halifax. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Augustana University College. With more than a decade of service at Diamond Schmitt Architects, he has wide-ranging experience in all aspects of production, including presentation drawings, design development and contract documents. He was made Associate in 2018.
Previous roles include team architect on the University of Guelph-Humber Academic Building in Toronto, which features the first commercial application of the biofilter living wall; interior hall detailing of the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington D.C; and the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute for St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.
Among current projects are the York University Markham Centre Campus; a laboratory for the National Research Council in Winnipeg, and The Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.