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. He is also well known for integrating art within his architectural designs, having commissioned more than 300 contemporary works of art throughout his career so far.
Current 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; 'The Lobster Club' restaurant within The Seagram Building in NYC, a new flagship for Louis Vuitton in Place Vendome in Paris, Bulgari on 57th Street in NYC, a Cheval Blanc hotel in the historic La Samaritaine in Paris, Dior flagships in Seoul and Beijing, as well as numerous private residences worldwide.
Significant completed architectural projects include Hublot in NYC (2016) Louis Vuitton in Los Angeles (2015), Boontheshop in Seoul (2014), 170 East End Avenue in NYC (2009), Chanel Ginza Tower in Tokyo (2005), The Armani Building in NYC (1995), Barneys in Los Angeles (1991), and Barneys in NYC (1990).
Marino has received numerous prestigious industry awards including 20 citations from the American Institute of Architects for architectural design excellence. He has also been recognized for his significant cultural contributions. 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. His related projects include
‘Fire and Water’ an exhibition of his sculptural bronze boxes at Gagoisan 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.