Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Martin, Christopher

ID: 133
Full Name: Christopher C. Martin
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 06/19/1950
Family: Parents: Martin was a grandson of A.C. Martin, Sr. (1879-1960), founder of A.C. Martin and Associates, Los Angeles, CA, Architects, and son of the structural engineer, J. Edward Martin (1916-2004), who, along with his brother, Albert Carey Martin, Jr. (1913-2006), managed A.C. Martin and Associates (and later A.C. Martin and Partners) after World War II. Christopher Martin and his cousin, David C. Martin (b. 1942), directed the firm from the 1980s to the present.
Biographical Information: Work History: Chief Executive Officer, A.C. Martin Partners (ACMP), Architects, Los Angeles, CA, -2005; Chief Executive Officer, Togawa Smith Martin Residential, Incorporated (TSMR), Los Angeles, CA, 2005-present; according to the firm's web site: "As the CEO, Chris oversees the financial, contractual, policy, and administrative aspects of TSMR. The third generation leader of AC Martin as well as CEO of TSMR." (See <> Accessed 04/13/2011.)
Professional Awards: Post College: Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA);
Countries: United States