The King of Miami: David Martin

Ken Hayden/Courtesy Terra; Stephan Goettlicher

Martin, a boundary-pushing, urbanism-loving son of Cuban immigrants, is changing American architecture for the better.

David Martin is taking me on a tour of Miami. In the hour or so we’ve been in his chauffeured black SUV, the 39-year-old, who’s been called everything from the city’s hottest developer to one of the most enlightened (more on that later), has been talking about the internationally renowned architects he’s worked with—Renzo Piano, Bjarke Ingels, Rem Koolhaas—as well as local ones such as...

 

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