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Architect; Principal, Peter Marino Architect

Marina Kellen French Distinguished Visitor - Class of Spring 2024

Peter Marino, FAIA, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect (PMA), a New York-based architecture practice founded in 1978. Working globally across a broad range of project types and scales, Marino is recognized for his award-winning residential, retail, cultural, and hotel projects worldwide. Known for integrating art within architectural designs, he has commissioned more than 300 site-specific works of art.


Current and recent PMA projects include a new ten-story flagship for Tiffany & Co. in NYC; a new ground-up building for Chanel in Los Angeles; Cheval Blanc Hotel in the historic La Samaritaine in Paris; a flagship for Dior on Avenue Montaigne in Paris; a flagship for Bulgari in Place Vendome, Paris; a new building for Chanel in Miami; a complex of buildings in Greece; a Louis Vuitton flagship in Ginza, Tokyo; an art foundation in Southampton, New York; condominiums and a hotel in Miami; and numerous private residences worldwide.


Marino purchased and restored a historical library from 1893 in Southampton, New York, transforming the early nineteenth-century building into 8,000 square feet of art-exhibition space. In 2021, he opened Peter Marino Art Foundation, which exhibits more than two hundred artworks from his private collection, including paintings, sculpture, drawings, photography and ceramics from 3500 BCE to the present.


In 2012, Marino was named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and in 2017 an Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. Further honors include 22 citations from the AIA for architectural design excellence.


Marino holds an architecture degree from Cornell University and began his career at Skidmore Owings & Merrill, George Nelson and I.M. Pei/Cossutta & Ponte.

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