reSITE Small Talks with Martin Barry
Where Are You From? Opening Address of reSITE 2016
Martin founded reSITE in September 2011. He leads the team with fundraising, art direction, programming and general management. He is an Associate at W Architecture and Landscape Architecture in NYC where he has led and collaborated with multidisciplinary teams on complex landscape, architecture and urbanism projects in the United States, Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Europe, Haiti and Mexico. He has shown versatility working on dozens of projects such as urban waterfronts, parks, plazas and universities while also writing urban design standards and consulting on city plans in the United States, Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates, Haiti, Europe, Mexico and Canada. Clients include municipalities and economic development corporations to private developers and multinational non-profits. Above all, he is committed to human-centered design that simultaneously benefits ecology, economy and culture for the next generation of urban dwellers.
In 2011-2012 Martin was a Fulbright Scholar in the Czech Republic where he taught landscape architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Czech Technical University in Prague. He is a Fellow with the Design Trust for Public Space and Registered Landscape Architect in the State of New York. He lectures about landscape architecture, urban design and collaboration at events and universities in the United States and Europe.