Martina obtained a Masters Degree in Advanced Architectural Design from the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, graduating with Honours, as well as a Masters Degree in Sustainable Architecture from the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia. She has also completed a Doctoral Degree in the History and Theory of Visual Art and Architecture. Her academic work focused primarily in the area of public and education buildings.
Martina is an experienced architectural designer with 5 years of local experience, having worked across various sectors including commercial, education, culture, and residential. Her recent project experience includes the Sydney Nanoscience Hub for the University of Sydney, The Sydney Modern Project, Art Gallery of NSW, as part of the executive architectural team alongside SANAA and a ski resort in Niseko, Japan.
Since joining Collins and Turner, Martina has been involved in the Centre of Excellence for The Royal Institute of Deaf and Blind Children at Macquarie University. This project combines diagnostic, therapeutic, offices, and schools under one roof.
Martina is also involved in the University of Newcastle Maths Building refurbishment and new cafe.