Peter Marino, FAIA, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, a 160-person, New York–based architecture firm founded in 1978. Widely credited with redefining modern luxury through equal emphasis on architecture and interior design, Marino’s work includes award-winning residential, retail, cultural, and hospitality projects worldwide. Well known for integrating art within his architectural designs, Marino has commissioned more than 300 site-specific works of art.
Current and recently complete projects include 'The Getty' an 11-story condominium and art gallery adjacent to The High Line in NYC, a high rise tower for Chanel in Tokyo’s Namiki district and Chanel flagships in Seoul, Paris, and NYC, Chicago, and Istanbu; 'The Lobster Club' restaurant in NYC’s Seagram Building, a new flagship for Louis Vuitton at Place Vendome in Paris, Bulgari and Ermenegildo Zegna flagships on 57th Street in NYC, a Cheval Blanc hotel in the historic ‘La Samaritaine’ in Paris, Dior flagships in Seoul and Beijing, and numerous private residences worldwide.
Significant completed architectural projects include Hublot in NYC (2016), Louis Vuitton in L.A. (2015), ‘Boontheshop’ in Seoul (2014), 170 East End Avenue in NYC (2009), the Chanel Ginza Tower in Tokyo (2005), the Armani building in NYC (1995), and Barneys flagships in L.A. (1991), and NYC (1990).
Marino has received numerous prestigious industry awards including 22 citations from the American Institute of Architects for architectural design excellence. In 2012 the French Ministry of Culture named him a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for furthering art and culture France and Marino was named an Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2017. Cultural design projects include ‘Fire and Water’ an exhibition of his sculptural bronze boxes at Gagosian Gallery in London (June 25th-August 11th, 2017), ‘Memento Mori: Robert Mapplethorpe Photographs from the Peter Marino Collection’ in Tokyo (March 14th – April 9th, 2017) and Kyoto (March 14th –April 9th, 2017), 'One Way: Peter Marino’ at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami (December 3rd, 2014-May 17th, 2015), and ’Beauty & Power’ an exhibition of his Renaissance and Baroque bronze collection at the Wallace Collection in London (April 29th – July 25th, 2010).
Marino is a member of the board of directors of the Venetian Heritage Foundation and the International Committee of L’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs. He holds an architecture degree from Cornell University and began his career at Skidmore Owings & Merrill, George Nelson and I.M. Pei/Cossutta & Ponte.