James Martin was born in Dublin, Ireland. He studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology and the Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark, where he graduated with a First Class Honors Master’s Degree. He won the Graduate Award for his project Revising Histories: Building Truth, and was shortlisted for the RIBA President’s Medal. His work has since been exhibited internationally. James has been teaching at the Aarhus School of Architecture and is currently working with Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, Switzerland.