Announcing Peter Marino as the Innovator of the 2016 NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards

Peter Marino, the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, is the innovator for the 2016 NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards.Peter Marino, FAIA, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, an internationally acclaimed and award winning architecture, planning and design firm founded in 1978 and based in New York City with 160 employees.  Marino’s design contributions to commercial, cultural, residential and retail architecture have helped redefine modern luxury worldwide. Known for maintaining a constant dialogue between exterior and interior, Marino emphasizes materiality, texture, scale, and light.  He is widely recognized for his diverse range of residential, retail, hospitality and cultural projects and his designs for the most iconic names in fashion and art.

Current projects include the Peninsula Hotel (London), Cheval Blanc Hotel (Paris), ‘The Getty’ (a high-rise condominium building overlooking the Highline in New York City’s West Chelsea neighborhood), Louis Vuitton (Soho New York, Hong Kong, Paris), high-rise flagship office and retail buildings for Chanel (Tokyo, Seoul and Istanbul) and numerous private residences around the world including London, Paris, Monaco, Southampton, Los Angeles, Miami, St. Tropez and Turks & Caicos.

Marino has received numerous architectural awards, is a Chevalierde l’Ordredes Artset desLettres for theFrench Ministryof Culture, sits on the boards of the Venetian Heritage Foundation and the International Committee of the L’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs.   Since the very beginning of Marino’s career, art has played a central role in his practice. With Phaidon, the release of Peter Marino: Art Architecture in June 2016 is the first book to detail the collaborative process by which Marino has commissioned contemporary artists to introduce site-specific works.