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educator , Landscape architect

Roger Bond Martin, American Landscape architect, educator. Fellow American Society Landscape Archs. (president Minnesota chapter 1970-1972, trustee 1980-1984, national president 1987, chairman-elect county fellows 1991, chairman 1992-1994, past chairman 1994-1996, Public Svc. award 1985, Minnesota chapter Classic award 1994); member National Council Instrs. Landscape Architecture (president 1973-1974), Canada Society Landscape Archs. (honorary).

Background

Martin, Roger Bond was born on November 23, 1936 in Virginia, Minnesota, United States. Son of Thomas George and Audrey (Bond) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Science with high distinction, University of Minnesota, 1958; M. Landscape Architecture, Harvard University, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor, University of California-Berkeley, 1964-1966; associate professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1966; professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1968; department chairman landscape architecture, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1966-1977, 83-87; director graduate studies in landscape architecture, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1983-1984, 94-; director undergraduate studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1987-1994; director professional studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1994-1995; owner, Roger Martin & Association, site planners and landscape architects, Minneapolis, 1966-1968; principal, InterDesign, Inc., Minneapolis, 1968-1984; principal, Martin & Pitz Associations, Inc., since 1984; visiting professor, U. Melbourne, 1979-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Minnesota Zoological Gardens, 1978 (merit award American Society Landscape Architects, 1978, Classic 25 Years award, 2008), Minneapolis Parkway Restorations, 1972-1987 (merit award, 1978, Minnesota Classic award American Society Landscape Architects, 1994), South St. Paul Central Square, 1978 (merit award, 1978), Festival Park, Chisholm, Minnesota, 1986 (merit award, 1986), Mississippi Wildlife Refuge Visual Image assessment (merit award, 1989), Nicollet Island Park, Hennepin Avenue Master Plan, 1995 (merit award, 1995), North Shore Scenic Byway Plan, 2005 (Honor award, 2005), Gitchi Gammi Trail Master Plan, 2005 (Honor award, 2006), Red Lake River Access Master Plan, 2007 (Honor award, 2007).

Membership

Member American Society Landscape Architects (president Minnesota chapter 1970-1972, trustee 1980-1984, national president 1987, chairman-elect council fellows 1991, chairman 1992-1994, past chairman 1994-1996, Public Service award 1985, Minnesota chapter Classic award 1994, 1st Valued Places award 2005, Minneapolis Pky. Reconstrn. Systems Design, Minnesota Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Valued Places award, 2008 National Council Instructors Landscape Architecture (president 1973-1974), Canada Society Landscape Architects (honorary).

Connections

Married Janis Ann Kloss, August 11, 1962. Children: Thomas, Stephen, Jonathan.

father:
Thomas George Martin

mother:
Audrey (Bond) Martin

spouse:
Janis Ann Kloss

child:
Jonathan Martin

child:
Stephen Martin

child:
Thomas Martin