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Martin Waters


  • Martin Waters
  • Area

    School of Architecture


    Visiting Lecturer (Technical Studies), ADS2

  • Martin Waters is Visiting Lecturer in the School of Architecture at the Royal College of Art, providing Technical Studies support to ADS2.

  • Biography

  • Martin is a structural engineer and one of the founding directors (in 2001) of engineersHRW. An award-winning practice, engineersHRW were recipients of the IStructE ‘Supreme Award for Engineering Excellence’ in 2007.

    Martin was Lecturer in Structural Engineering at the School of Art and Architecture, Kingston University 2000-2007 where he lectured and tutored BA and MArch Architecture students. He has been Visiting Lecturer in Technical Studies at the Royal College of Art since 2017.

    He gained his MEng in Architectural Engineering from Leeds University in 1994 and DipArch in Architecture from The University of East London in 1998 and has been a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institute of Structural Engineers since 1998.

    Martin was engineer, working with ADS2 tutors, for DK-CM projects ‘Barkingside Town Square’ and ‘Leeke Street’. He has also collaborated in engineering projects including ‘The Cardboard Building’ at Westborough Primary School, ‘The Savill Building’ in Windsor Great Park and numerous projects at Brentwood School.

    In addition to work in practice and teaching, Martin has been an ‘External Expert’ for a European Commission selection committee for a large architectural competition and is a member of the Harrow Design Review Panel.

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  • Practice

  • EngineersHRW is a structural engineering consultancy established in 2001. In 2015 Jane Wernick Associates joined engineersHRW. Our combined company has completed projects including ‘The Savill Building’ at Windsor Great Park, ‘Xstrata Walkway’ at Kew Gardens, ‘The Flint House’ at Waddesdon Manor, ‘BBC Scotland’.

    Recently completed projects include ‘Yorkshire Sculpture Park’, Living Architecture’s ‘Secular Retreat’ and ‘TouchBasePears’ for Sense. With offices in London and Oxford and a staff of 30 we are collaborating on projects around the world. Our projects, many resulting from competitions, have been awarded numerous RIBA and other awards.

Selected work