Martin Rein Cano was born in Buenos Aires in 1967. He studied Art History at Frankfurt University and Landscape Architecture at the Technical Universities of Hannover and Karlsruhe.
In 1996 he founded the TOPOTEK 1 office, which has created and designed a large number of German and international projects ranging from masterplans to gardens, such as the Castle Park in Wolfsburg, the Sport facilities park Heerenschürli in Zurich, the Superkilen park in Copenhagen and the Bord Gais Network Centre in Dublin. Next to that he has been appointed as guest professor in Europe and North America.
He teaches in an architectural design studio at the Dessau Institute of Architecture since 2015.