Klopfer Martin Design Group
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About

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Klopfer Martin Design Group

Since 2006, we have taken strategic approaches to a broad range of projects, often balancing significant challenges of site, budget, and schedule. Our interdisciplinary work operates at the seam of landscape, architecture, infrastructure and urban design. We find projects to be most successful when they embody a constant, open and collaborative process with our clients. Our work emerges from the contemporary integration of a site’s history and cultural context and the creation of a compelling, lasting narrative.

We have been fortunate to work abroad on a wide range of projects such as China’s celebrated Shanghai Bund for the 2010 Expo, the landscape master plan for Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, and the memorialization of a holocaust burial site in Puchovichi, Belarus. Closer to home regional expertise extends from urban squares and parks in Boston, Brookline, Portland, Providence and Cambridge, to campus and educational spaces, nature centers and private gardens.

Our work has been recognized with awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Rudy Bruner Award of Urban Excellence, and the Environmental Design Resource Association, and published in the United States, China, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, and Hong Kong. 


Our Team

 
Amy Allen Landscape Designer

Amy Allen
Landscape Designer

Erblin Bucaliu Senior Designer

Erblin Bucaliu
Senior Designer

Kurt Petschke Associate, Assoc. AIA

Kurt Petschke
Associate, Assoc. AIA

Mary Webb Associate, ASLA, PLA

Mary Webb
Associate, ASLA, PLA

Sharon Komarow Associate, ASLA, PLA

Sharon Komarow
Associate, ASLA, PLA

Danny Mee Business & Marketing Manager

Danny Mee
Business & Marketing Manager

Kaki Martin  Principal, ASLA, PLA

Kaki Martin
Principal, ASLA, PLA

Mark Klopfer  Principal, ASLA, PLA, AIA, LEED AP

Mark Klopfer
Principal, ASLA, PLA, AIA, LEED AP

Mia Feng Landscape Designer, ASLA

Mia Feng
Landscape Designer, ASLA

 

Awesome Intern Alumni: Joseph Appiah, Tommy Chandler, Woo Young Choi, Joe Fratoni, Carson Gentry, Emma Herbert, Jane Hua, Mandy Johnson, Brett Keese, Meghan King, Isaiah Krieger, Hannah Lyons-Galante, Zenobia Meckley, Nuith Morales, Kira Sargent, Huiru Shen, Izgi Uygur


Our Awards

 

2019

 

Merit Award in Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Central Square, East Boston

Merit Award in Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Hoyt Sullivan Park


2018

 

Merit Award in Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park

Merit Award in Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Roemer Plaza, Suffolk University


2017

 

Merit Award in Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Kennedy Plaza

Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park*

American Architecture Prize, Landscape Architecture – Installations & Structures
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park*

Honor Award for Design Excellence – “The Hobson”, Boston Society of Architects
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park*

Small Projects Awards, Boston Society of Architects
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park*


2016

 

Citation Award, Institutional Work, American Institute of Architects New England,
Roemer Plaza, Suffolk University

Merit Award, Historic Preservation+Adaptive Reuse, American Institute of Architects New England
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park*

Award for Excellence, Trim/Landscape Design, American Precast Association
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park

Best of Design Awards: Adaptive Reuse, Architect Newspaper
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park*


2015

 

Merit Award, AGCMA Building Excellence,
Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary Trailhead House


2014

 

Honor Award, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Boston Schoolyard Initiative

Paul Davidoff Award, American Planning Association Rhode Island
Providence R-Line Rapid Transit Improvements


2013

 

Silver Medal, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence
The Steel Yard


2012

 

Senator John Chafee Conservation Leadership Award, Environmental Council of Rhode Island
The Steel Yard

Gold Standard Social Impact Award, Brownfield Redevelopment & Renewal
The Steel Yard

Best Urban Regeneration Project in Asia, MIPIM Asia
Shanghai Bund
Team: Chan Krieger Sieniewicz (now nbbj), urban designer
Shanghai Municipal Engineering and Design Institute (SMEDI)

Tucker Design Award, Excellence in Design through use of Natural Stone
North End Parks (K Martin w CSS)


2011

 

Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects
The Steel Yard

Honor Award, Reclamation & Resource Conservation Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
The Steel Yard

Rhody Award, Preserve Rhode Island & Rhode Island Historic Commission
The Steel Yard

Great Places Design Award, Environmental Design Research Association
The Steel Yard

Gold Award, Rhode Island Monthly
The Box Office

Honor Award, Parks & Recreation Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
North End Parks (K Martin w CSS)


2010

 

Providence Preservation Society Award, Reuse & Neighborhood Revitalization
The Steel Yard


2009

 

Merit Award, Transportation Facilities Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
Signature Flight General Aviation Facility Logan Airport

Cityscape Dubai Master Planning Award,
Shanghai Bund
Team: Chan Krieger Sieniewicz (now nbbj), urban designer
Shanghai Municipal Engineering and Design Institute (SMEDI)

Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects,
Macallen Building (M Klopfer w LANDWORKS Studio)

Merit Award, Housing & Community Development Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects,
Macallen Building (M Klopfer w LANDWORKS Studio)

Merit Award, Housing & Community Development Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects,
Court Square Press (M Klopfer w LANDWORKS Studio)


2008

 

Honor Award, Boston Society of Architects
Signature Flight General Aviation Facility Logan Airport

First Place, Rounds 1+2 Shanghai Bund Competition, 2007; Commission to Design Project 2008
Shanghai Bund
Team: Chan Krieger Sieniewicz (now nbbj), urban designer
Shanghai Municipal Engineering and Design Institute (SMEDI)


2007

 

Merit Award, American Institute of Architects New England
Signature Flight General Aviation Facility Logan Airport


2006

 

Merit Award, Accessible Design, Massachusetts Architectural Access Board
Bromley Park/ Heath Street Development

Award of Excellence, General Design, American Society of Landscape Architects
Court Square Press (M Klopfer w LANDWORKS Studio)


2005

 

Merit Award - Unbuilt Work, Boston Society of Landscape Architects
North End Parks (K Martin w CSS)


2004

 

Citation Award, Excellence in Mixed-Use Urban Development, Boston Society of Architects
Georgetown Ritz-Carlton (w Hargreaves Assoc)


2003

 

Finalist Team, Worcester Fire Fighters Memorial (w Ben Smoot)


2002

 

Award for Excellence, American Institute of Architects, Washington DC Chapter
2200 M Street, Handel Architects (w Hargreaves Associates)

Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, National Design Awards 
Pittsburgh Riverfront Vision Plan, Chan Krieger & Associates (w Hargreaves Associates)


2000

 

Merit Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, National Design Awards
HUD Plaza Improvements (K Martin w Martha Schwartz Inc)


1998

 

Merit Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, National Design Awards
Boston City Hall Plaza, (M Klopfer w Hargreaves Associates)


Publications


Project Experience