Ken Martin

Founding Principal

Ken Martin

Ken Martin founded Aquatic Design & Engineering (ADE) in 1987, and is recognized as a world-class aquatic designer and engineer. As an expert in the field of aquatics, Mr. Martin has built a firm that is a highly sought-after innovator. With 40 years of international project experience, he has designed an aquatic feature in every type of climate or condition around the globe. As an MBA recipient and a graduate from the Harvard School of Design, Mr. Martin possesses a strong business foundation and the creative design skills necessary to lead any project. Innovative thinking built upon a lifetime of proven engineering techniques has allowed him to grow ADE into a best-in-class aquatics firm.

Top Five Clifton Strengths
  • Achiever
  • Focus
  • Responsibility
  • Competition
  • Significance

Favorite Project:
Renaissance Plaza Fountain

Aquatic Inspiration:
Woodlands Waterway Square

Do to others as you would have done to you - Luke 6:13

Family Stats:
Married to my sweetheart for 51 years (and counting), two wonderful sons, and of course my dog

Favorite Vacation:
Cruise around the southernmost tip of South America

I am a licensed pilot.

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