- Degree qualified as an Architect with working experience in United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, States of Jersey, France, Germany, Israel, Sweden, Kingdom of Tonga, Australia and New Zealand.
- As an architect specialised in large commercial projects, recreational and sports buildings, educational buildings and theatre entertainment buildings.
- Also as an architect specialised in historic restorations, advanced architectural forms and large housing projects and private residential architecture.
- Proven project leader on many large, complex projects both planning based and architectural projects.
- Degree qualified as a Town and Regional Planner with working experience in New Zealand, Germany, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Israel.
- As an Architect / Planner specialized in three areas, (VLS very large structures) and Town and Regional Planning.
- As an Architect / Planner of some 55 years experience. I have extensive managerial team skills and also public information, distribution and meeting skills.
PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING EXPERIENCE
David Burgess Architects, Pontypridd, Wales, UK. Working as a student on design and detailing of local authority housing.
Sir Percy Thomas Partnership, Cardiff, Wales, UK. Working as a student involved with the design and detailing of a teachers training facility in Cardiff and a large retail shop in Cardiff.
Alex Gordon Partnership, Cardiff, Wales, UK. Design and construction of new offices for the Alex Gordon Partnership, Cathedral Road, Cardiff, extensively published in UK.
Ralf Erskine Architects, Stockholm, Sweden. Design of a number of residential dwellings in conjunction with Ralf Erskine in Stockholm and Kiruna, Sweden.
Owen Luder Partnership, London, UK. Development of VLS (very large structures ). Mostly large, complex buildings involving housing and large retail outlets of up to 20 ha. in size, for city redevelopment’s for a number of cities in the United Kingdom. Also a number of specialised residential buildings.
Ram Karmi Architects, Tel Aviv, Israel. The Tel Aviv Wadi Wall project of a defensive building some 15km long, around Tel Aviv, with full defensive and national security, motorways, commercial and housing. Development of the new city of Ashdod in conjunction with Ada Karmi, winner of a major International Prize, town now complete of some 250 000 people, design of a number of residential projects. Design for the Tel Aviv advanced design national bus station.
Architectural Association, London, UK. Won a scholarship to the AA under the directorship of Professor Leslie Ginsberg to study world regional and urban town planning and gained my AA Diploma in Town Planning.
Martyn Evans and Peter Bratz, West Berlin, Germany. Development of a complete, new dual town central area for Rattengen, Dusseldorf, which won a major International Prize. Opted onto team for re-planning the port of Hamburg, North Germany.
Berlin Technical University, ( Academy of Architecture and Planning ), West Berlin, Germany, under Professor Seferts, I was appointed visiting Professor of Planning, specialising in Very Advanced City Planning, Regional System and organization.
Williamson Partnership, Wales and London, UK. Head of design team for the design of a number of hotels in UK for the Forte Group, design of television studios for Tyne Tees Television, Redcar, design for the new Recreation Complex and Sports Stadium Birmingham, design for three recreational complexes in South Wales, designs for a number of schools in South Wales, Designs for a number of housing projects in Wales and Northern England which subsequently won National and International prizes.
Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Design of complete villages for Lord Cawdor and David Lort Phillips’s estates, Pembrokeshire, Design for a large complex for the severely disabled including recreational and theatre facilities at Stackpole, designs for a large number of residential houses in Wales, England and Jersey, architects to The National Trust for all their properties in the South Wales region, designs for a number of hotels and leisure villages in Wales, designs for schools in Pembrokeshire. Winner of The Prince of Wales Award for Architecture for a number of projects and received a number of National prizes for Architecture.
Carter Leuschke Architects, Auckland, NZ. Designs for a number of residential projects in Auckland.
Lloyd Evans Architects, Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga. Designs for supermarket in Nuku’alofa and Vava’u, designs for the Queens Palace, Vava’u, design for sports complex, Nuku’alofa.
Sinclair Johns Architects, Auckland, NZ. Designs for a large shopping mall, Newmarket. Design of the Konica Minolta Building, Taranaki St, Wellington. Design for a number of commercial outlets, Auckland.
Martyn Evans Architects, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, NZ. Designs for a large number of residential houses in Kerikeri, Northland, Hawke’s Bay, Dunedin, Auckland and Melbourne, designs for a number of commercial projects in Kerikeri, such as The National Bank, Kerkeri Medical Centre, etc. Design for the Bay of Islands Cultural Centre, theatre and hall complex in Kerikeri. Designs for a number of hotels and recreational facilities and school halls in Northland. Designs for a number of restoration & renovation projects in Northland. Winner of a number of National prizes for architecture in NZ. Many works have been consistently published in New Zealand and Australian magazines, including a number of features in publications, plus five TVNZ shows in New Zealand featuring five separate house designs.
Martyn Evans Architects, Auckland, NZ. Design for Te Paa, Theatre Interpretation Complex Bastion Point for Ngati Whatua O Orakei and associated agents. Design of a number of Eco Houses Auckland and Northland. Town Planning and Regional Project for the removal of the Ports of Auckland to Waimango Point Firth of Thames and City Waterfront Redevelopment of the vacated Ports of Auckland Wharves (Port Future Study July 2016 contributor) plus designs for a new Shopping Centre and Office Accommodation Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AWARDS AND CITIZENSHIPS.
Llandaff Cathedral School, Llandaff, Cardiff, U.K. (1945-51)
Dauntseys Public School, West Lavington, Wiltshire, U.K. (1953-56)
Welsh School of Art, Cardiff, U.K. (1957-58)
Welsh School of Music, Cardiff, U.K. (1957-58)
Welsh School Of Architecture, University of Wales, Cardiff (1958-63)
Architectural Association, School of Architecture and Planning, London, U.K. (1965-67)
(In conjunction with the RSA and LSE)
B Arch (Wales) Bachelor of Architecture, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff (1963)
A. A. Diploma Diploma of Planning, Architectural Association, London, U.K. (1970)
R.I.B.A,. Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects No. 02699607 (1967)
N.Z.I.A. (Grad) Graduate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Architects No. C1064 (1986) Resigned (2009)
Registered Architect, United Kingdom A.R.B. No. 34370F (1967 – Present day)
Registered Architect, Royal Court of Jersey, Channel Islands (1973 – Present day)
Registered Member of the Royal Institute of Architects No 02699607 (1967 – Present day)
Registered Graduate Member N.Z.I.A. No. C1064 (1986) Resigned (2009)
Life Member of the Architectural Association appointment (2003 – Present day)
Other Qualifications and Awards:
Yacht Master Offshore Ticket, Royal Yachting Assoc. U.K. No. 4631 (1982)
Master of Restricted Limit Launch, Min. of Transport, N.Z. No. 2352 (1983)
Restricted Radio-Telephone Operators Certificate, N.Z. No. WR2249 (1985)
Queens Commendation for Bravery Award, UK. (1961) (For saving from drowning 6 persons, sadly only 3 persons survived the ordeal).
Citizen of the United Kingdom.
Citizen of New Zealand.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY
1956 David Burgess Architects, Pontypridd, Wales, U.K.
1957 Sir Percy Thomas Partnership, Cardiff, U.K.
1961 Alex Gordon Partnership, Cardiff, U.K.
1962 Ralph Erskine, Stockholm, Sweden.
1963-64 Owen Luder Partnership, London, U.K..
1964-65 Ram Karmi Architects, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1965-67 Architectural Association, London, U.K.
1966 Martyn Evans Peter Bratz, West Berlin, West Germany.
1966-68 Williamson Partnership, Wales & London, U.K.
1968 Academy of Architecture, West Berlin, West Germany.
1968-80 Martyn Evans Architects, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales, U.K.
1981 Carter Leuschke, Auckland, N.Z.
1984 Lloyd Evans, Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga.
1986-87 Sinclair Johns Architects, Auckland, N.Z.
1980-08 Martyn Evans Architects, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, N.Z.
2008 – 2017 Martyn Evans Architects, Auckland, N.Z.
INTERESTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
The development of both my advanced architectural regional and town planning theories and practice continue to be a major direction of my life.
These have evolved over many years and have been published in many magazines and books internationally. Also have gained some 16 national and international prizes both for architecture and planning.
Dated: 17 July 2016
APPENDIX 1 – LIST OF PRIZES AND AWARDS.
1962 FIRST PRIZE, PENARTH SEAFRONT REDEVELOPMENT, PENARTH, WALES, UK.
(The Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff, Wales, UK)
1962 T. ALWYN LLOYD PRIZE FOR THE MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT ARCHITECT.
(The Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff, Wales, UK)
1964 FIRST PRIZE, WAR MEMORIAL (EGYPTIAN CONFLICT), NEGIVE DESERT, GAZA, ISRAEL. (Ram Karmi Architects, Tel Aviv, Israel)
1964 THIRD PRIZE, INTERNATIONAL TOWN PLANNING COMPETITION FOR THE DESIGN OF THE NEW CITY OF ASHDOD, ISRAEL. (Ram Karmi Architects, & Eva Karmi Architects, Tel Aviv, Israel)
1965 HIGHLY COMMENDED, RATTENGEN TOWN EXPANSION, DUSSELDORF, WEST GERMANY. (Martyn Evans & Peter Bratz, Berlin, Germany)
1967 ‘ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN’ GOLD MEDAL PROJECT AWARD, ROSEHILL HIGH LEVEL HOUSING, SWANSEA, WALES, UK. (Williamson Partnership, Wales & London, UK)
1968 ‘ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN’ PROJECT AWARD, BAGLAN HIGH-LEVEL VILLAGE, WALES, UK. (Williamson Partnership, Wales & London, UK)
1976 THE PRINCE OF WALES AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE, DEVELOPMENT OF LAWRENNY VILLAGE, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1979 THE CIVIC TRUST AWARD, SAUNDERSFOOT HARBOUR MASTERS OFFICE, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1980 THE CIVIC TRUST AWARD, STACKPOLE QUAY COTTAGES, FOR THE NATIONAL TRUST, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1980 THE PRINCE OF WALES AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE, STACKPOLE QUAY COTTAGES, FOR THE NATIONAL TRUST, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1981 THE PRINCE OF WALES AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE, WEST WILLIAMSTON BIRD HOSPITAL, FOR GUY HAINES, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1985 THE PEMBROKESHIRE NATIONAL PARK AWARD, ABILITY STACKPOLE HOLIDAY CENTRE COMPLEX, STACKPOLE, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1985 THE PRINCE OF WALES AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE, ABILITY STACKPOLE HOLIDAY CENTRE COMPLEX, STACKPOLE, PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, UK. (Martyn Evans Architects, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK)
1990 FIRST PRIZE, TITIRANGI STEINER SCHOOL COMPETITION, TITIRANGI, AUCKLAND, NZ. (Martyn Evans Architects, Kerikeri, NZ)
1992 CAVALIER BREMWORTH AAA DESIGN AWARD, HOUSE DESIGN, KERIKERI, NZ. (Martyn Evans Architects, Kerikeri, NZ)
APPENDIX 2 – LIST OF MAGAZINE ARTICLES.
1967 (June) ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, LONDON, UK. Article on my AD Gold Medal Award for the Rosehill High-level Housing Project, Swansea, Wales, UK.
1968 (June) ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, LONDON, UK. Article on my AD Medal Award for the Baglan Highlevel Village, Baglan, Wales, UK.
1971 (August) ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW, LONDON, UK. Article on the design of my design for the new offices for Alex Gordon Architects, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
1989 (March 2) THE OBSERVER, LONDON, UK. Article on the Trebezond Tower building system that I developed in Wales, UK.
1992 (April) NEW ZEALAND HOME & BUILDING (Ref 01) A major article by Katherine Vernon on the Chris Booth House and his Sculptors Studio, Kerikeri, NZ. (pages 11/16/17/1819/20/21)
1992 (Dec) NZIA TRANSGRESSION (Ref 02) Article on our winning project for the Cavalier Bremworth AAA Design Award 1992, NZ.
1993 (Jan) ARCHITECTURE NEW ZEALAND (Ref 03). Article on our winning project for Cavlier Bremworth Design Award 1992, NZ. (pages)
1993 (May) ARCHITECTURE NEW ZEALAND (Ref 04). A major article on my work by Kerry Francis Architect between the years 1990 – 1993 in NZ covering in particular four projects, the Kingston house, the Hawkins house, Chris Booth’s house and studio, Wharepuke Sculpture Park Project and the ‘Leaf’ house project. (pages56/57/58/59/60/61/62/63)
1993 (May) GROWING TODAY (Ref 05) Article covering the Booth brothers project for the Wharepuke Sculpture Park, Stone Store Hill, Kerikeri.
1993 (Sept) ARCHITECTURE NEW ZEALAND (Ref 06) Article on the McDonald House Auckland, plus an article I wrote on Frederick Hundertwasser’s architectural work 1950 – 1993. (pages 6/68/69/70/71)
1993-7 (June) NZ HOME & BUILDING (Ref 07) Entitled ‘Women in Architecture’ Article on subject referring to my work exploring organic forms. (pages 22/23/24/25/26/27/28)
1994-8 (Feb) MARKETING MATTERS. (ECNZ National Magazine)(Ref 08) Entitled ‘Energy Capsules’ covering my work and ideas on energy conservation. (paged 35/36/37)
1994-9 (April) NORTH & SOUTH (Ref 09). Article by Wendy Laurenson entitled ‘Daring Design’ covering my work in NZ and architectural theories developed over my career. (page 13)
1994 (June 10) TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND (Ref TV01) TV programme ‘Open Home’, Channel One TVNZ, programme on two projects completed, the Hawkins House and the Kingston House, David Cull presenter.
1995 (April) NEW ZEALAND HOUSE & GARDEN (Ref 10) Article by Catherine Foster, photographs by Patrick Reynolds, entitled ‘Roots’ covering Chris Booth’s home in Kerikeri. (pages 144/145/146/147/148)
1995 (July) NEW ZEALAND HOUSE & GARDEN (Ref 11) Article by Catherine Foster photographs by Patrick Reynolds, entitled ‘A River Runs Through It’ covering Robyn Kingston’s home, Kerikeri. (pages 36/37/38/39)
1995 (Oct) THE OWNER BUILDER (An Australian Magazine) (Ref 12) Article by Graeme North entitled ‘A Family Affair’ covering Robin Booth and Chris Booth’s houses in Kerikeri. (pages 32/33/34/35/36)
1996 (March) NEW ZEALAND HOUSE & GARDEN (Ref 13) Article by Catherine Foster entitled ‘Clean and Green’ covering Frazer Hawkins House in Kerikeri and another article entitled ‘Adventurous by Design’ on Martyn Evans, his professional history and his architecture in New Zealand. (pages 88/89/90/91)
1996 (May) ARCHITECTURE NEW ZEALAND (Ref 14). Article by Simon Cotter entitled ‘Sculptural Focus – Objects’ covering roof forms of several designs in New Zealand, featuring Robin Booth’s house at Wharepuke Garden Centre, Stone Store Hill, Kerikeri and Ryan & Jenny Duffy’s house, Access Road, Kerikeri. (pages 103/104/105/106/107/108)
1998 (Feb) HOME & GARDEN (Ref 15) Article by Leigh Bramwell entitled ‘Diamond in the Rough’ covering Bettina Segal’s house on Onekura Road, Kerikeri. (pages 68/69/70/71/72/73)
1999 (Spring) ALFRESCO (Ref 16) Article by Leigh Bramwell photographs by Jeremy Wade, ‘Double Trouble’ article on Ian & Anne Gibbs’s house and garden which I designed using a series of ‘Ha Ha’s’ on Caprine Road, Kerikeri. (pages64/65/66/67)
1999 (Sept) NEW ZEALAND HOUSE AND GARDEN (Ref 17) Article by Alice Shopland photographs by Patrick Reynolds, entitled ‘Rock ‘N’ Soul’ covering Chris Booth Sculptor, his house and work. (pages 107/108/109/110/112/113)
2000 (Spring) ALFRESCO (Ref 18) Article by Bailey Brown photographs by Jeremy Wade, entitled ‘Love Lawn’ covering Kay & Mike Walshe’s house at Rangimarie Lake, State Hwy 10, Kerikeri. (pages 68/69/70/71/72/73)
2000 (Summer) ALFRESCO (Ref 19) Article by Bailey Brown photographs by Jeremy Wade, entitled ‘Far North Flavours’ covering The Marsden Estate Winery, Wiroa Road, Kerikeri, owners Rod and Cindy MacIvor. (pages 104/105/106/107/108/109)
2000 (Autumn) ALFRESCO (Ref 20) Article by entitled ‘Be into Win’ covering The Cavalli Beach House, Rapaki Beach, Mahinepua, for Bill & Paula Schwass. (pages 112/113)
2000 (Sept) CUISINE (Ref 21). Article by Lauraine Jacobs entitled ‘Savouring the Environment’ featuring the house design and food served at The Cavalli Beach House by Bill & Paula Schwass. (pages 123/124)
2000 (Aug) HOME AND ENTERTAINING (Ref 22) Article by Jane Binsley photographs by Patrick Reynolds, entitled ‘Patch of Paradise’ on The Cavalli Beach house design for Bill & Paula Schwass. (pages160/161/162/163/164/165 + 11 photos)
2001 (Autumn) ALFRESCO (Ref 23) Article Jenny Eliot entitled ‘Go With the Flow’ by Jenny Elliott, on Robyn and Don Kingston’s house Kerikeri, covering 10 years after construction (pages 54/55/56/57/58/59 + 8 photos)
2001 (Feb) TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND (Ref TV02) TV1 Programme ‘Homefront’ presented by David Cull covering the Cavalli Beach House project house construction and design.
2002 (29 March) TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND (Ref TV03) TV1 Programme ‘Maggies Garden World’ presented Maggie Barry, featuring Walter & Utta Thiermans lakes, gardens and house.
2002 (27 April) NEW ZEALAND WEEKEND HERALD Ref 24) Newspaper centrefold article featuring the Cavalli Beach House project (Pages i40/i41)
2002 (May) NEW ZEALAND HOUSE & GARDEN (Ref 25) Article entitled ‘A Fine Romance’ by Michael Perrin, on Robyn Kingston’s garden and home. (pages 196/197/198/199/200)
Also Vantage Aluminium Joinery Advert using the Cavalli Beach house in their advert.
2002 (Autumn) BAYLEYS VIEWPOINT (Ref 26) ‘Exquisite New Zealand Homes’ featuring the sale of the Cavalli Beach House, triple foldout cover photograph featured and description of home and business for sale ‘The very Essence of Contemporary Coastal New Zealand’ (Pages 0/0/0/10/11)
2002 (Autumn) ALFRESCO (Ref 27) Advert for Marsden Estate Winery (Inside Cover)
2002 (Autumn) BEACH COTTAGES (Ref 28) A book published by Loft Publications and imprint by Harper Collins International, New York. ISBN 0-06-008684, featuring The Cavalii Beach House.
2004 (23 July) TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND (Ref TV04) TV1 Programme ‘Home Front’ presented by David Cull covering the Tauranga Bay ‘Bird’ House for Glory Jasper & Hiroshi Hashiguchi.
2005 (16 Mar) RADIO NEW ZEALAND (Ref TV05) ‘What’s Going On’ hosted by Lyn Freeman, along with David Barker are interviewed about the new Bay of Islands Cultural Centre, Kerikeri, now known as THE CENTRE. Broadcast 4th April at 4.30pm.
2005 (July) HOUSES OF THE WORLD – by Harper Collins, New York.
2016 (July) PORTS FUTURE STUDY 2016 – Contributing my concept of moving the Ports of Auckland to Waimango Point and re-planning the existing port area for two Cruise Ship Terminals (complete with roll on off facilities for resupplying ships ground floor tourist bus in and out, parking etc, first floor guest reception restaurants and hotel facilities, third floor hotel accomodation) A 60,000 Seat Stadium, with ground floor car parking plus New Central Auckland Bus Station with gardens surround on roof, Residential Apartment Blocks and Commercial offices on Fergusson Wharf, Te Papa Two and Maritime Museum end of Bledsoe Wharf complete with secure dock for Historical Boats, Conference Centre linked to Vector Arena, new Train Stop to service the New 60,000 seat Arena and Cruise Facilities etc, existing cement storage silos converted to a new 6 storey Kelly Tarlton Aquarium, City Centre Marina to take Superyachts plus Marine Exhibition Facilities, a City Beach complete with sand beach and enclose tidal area plus island. At the seaward entrance to these facilities (Fergusson Wharf) a tall slender building to mark the entry to Auckland Harbour, could be high level dwellings and commercial uses. New Ferry terminal Princess Wharf etc.
All linked by a New Wide Boulevard along Quay Street complete with light rail linking Viaduct Basin with New Area, Cruise Ship Terminal linking the many Bays, Beaches and Communities out to St Heliers Village at lines end.
APPENDIX 3 – EXHIBITIONS.
1967 Exhibited at Welsh Office, National Eisteddfod, Rosehill High-level Housing, Swansea, Wales.
1968 Exhibited M.H.L.G. Housing Conference, Brighton, UK. Rosehill Highlevel Housing, Swansea,
1969 Exhibited ‘Wales Tomorrow’, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Baglan Highlevel Village, Baglan.
1969 Exhibited ‘Batimat’ Building Expo, Paris , France, Baglan Highlevel village, Baglan, Wales.
1969 Exhibited M.H.L.G. Housing Conference, Scarborough, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Stone Street Project
1969 Exhibited ‘Batimat’ Building Expo, Paris , France, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Stone Street Project
1969 Exhibited ‘Wales Tomorrow’, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Warren Hill Village, Briton Ferry.
1972 Arranged and organized an RIBA exhibition for local architects in Hereford, Herefordshire, UK.
1975 Arranged and organized an RIBA exhibition for local architects in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK.
1989 Pilkington National Awards for Architecture, Auckland, NZ, exhibited Chris Booth Sculpture Studio.
1993 Cavalier Bremworth AAA Award Exibition, Auckland, NZ, exhibited the Cape Reinga Project.