Kaki Martin ASLA PLA

kaki martin, ASLA, PLA

Kaki Martin is a landscape architect with over twenty years of practice experience focused in park design and urban streetscapes, institutional and open space master planning, and experiential learning landscapes. She is keenly interested and knowledgeable in the design and construction of public urban landscapes. With extensive public design process experience, Kaki has led numerous multi-disciplinary projects in the public sector, all of which included a wide range of stakeholder groups. Kaki is passionate about the process of finding solidarity with a diverse group of stakeholders through clarity of vision and artful contemporary solutions which ultimately deliver landscapes which engage and build community.

Formerly an adjunct professor at Rhode Island School of Design and having taught in a similar capacity at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, she continues to lecture and participate as a guest juror at various institutions. Kaki is currently a member of the editorial board for ArchitectureBoston and is a board member of the Community Design Resource Center of Boston. A long-standing member of the Cambridge Conservation Commission, she also supports open space advocacy as a member of Cambridge’s Community Preservation Act Committee.

She is also a founder of Good Sports, a Boston based national non-profit which has served over a million children by ensuring they have the equipment they need to participate in organized athletic programs.

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selecTed works 

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Condor Street Urban Wild
(completed while with Hargreaves)

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North End Parks
(completed while with CSS)


education

Master of Landscape Architecture - Harvard University; Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts (Art History and Painting), Charles Hovey Pepper Prize - Colby College; Waterville, Maine
 

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

Registered Landscape Architect

  • Massachusetts #4272

  • Connecticut #1075

Council of Landscape Arch. Registration Boards (CLARB)

  • Certification #6361