Peter Marino is an acclaimed US architect and a fellow member of the American Institute of Architects association. He is a highly sought-after architect of lavish fashion stores throughout the globe. He has founded his own company as Peter Marino Architecture PLLC. The firm has around 160 offices, and employees spread in Southampton and Philadelphia.
Besides managing his company, he has also designed a series of boutiques and flagships for a broad list of esteemed clients that include Armani, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Zegna, Christian Dior, and Fendi. He is characterized by his state-of-the-art use of space, light, and integration of modern artwork. His impactful designs have got a nomination for several awards, the most prominent one being the AIA Excellence.
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Early Life & Biography
Marino did his graduation from Francis Lewis High School, Fresh Meadows, NYC. He secured a degree from the Cornell University College of Art, Architecture, and Planning. In his early career in architecture, he worked for Owings & Merrill, Skidmore, I.M. Pei, and George Nelson. In 1978, he was recruited by Andy Warhol for a renovation project of a building that was located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Impressed by his work performance, Warhol provided him with another architecture assignment that involved residential constructions.
Marino got married to a costume designer named Jane Trapnell in 1983. The couple gave birth to a daughter who was named Isabelle Trapnell Marino. Not many people know that Marino is also an art collector who loves collecting French porcelain, modern art items, 16th to 18th century Italian, and French bronzes, and contemporary paintings. His collection comprises of bronzes that were displayed at Wallace Collection in 2010. He is also known for his distinctive personal fashion style. He has a “tattooed biker look” and wears mostly black coloured clothes, leather items with studs, buckles, and a leather cap.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 9 1949, Peter Marino is 71 years old as of today’s date 8th October 2020. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Marino began his career by designing residential estates for the Agnelli, and Rothschild families. In his career, he has undertaken several high profiles of cultural and commercial design projects in Paris. He has also been recognized as a member of several international organizations that includes the New York Foundation board for Architecture. In 2012, he became a member of “The Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” by the Cultural Minister of France.
In 1985, Marino was hired by the Pressman family to design the women’s merchandising concept for their department store. It was his first-ever retail project that led to designing seventeen self-supporting Barneys department stores in Japan and the US. Between 1985 and 1993. The fabulous work of Marino for Barneys departmental store got him in touch with several other fashion designers for designing of boutiques. In 1996, he designed a self-supporting boutique for Giorgio Armani on NYC’s Madison Avenue.
In 2007, Marino came with his first lavish condominium project that got opened at 170 East End Avenue in NYC. This structure has an extensive marble lobby that featured a waterfall, and a garden in its backside.
In 2014, Marino designed a leading store in Seoul, for Boontheshop. This store was owned by a famous retail brand that was owned by Shinsegae. She was a product specialist of South Korean luxury products—55,000 sq. Foot project comprised of two angular structures that were covered in white marble and joined together by glass bridges. It was his first-ever multi-brand store project after Barney’s store project.
Awards & Achievements
In 2012, Marino received an award “The Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” from the French Ministry of Culture. The award was given as an appreciation for the significant contributions made by him in the area of arts in France.
Net Worth & Salary of Peter Marino in 2020
Peter Marino is a respected name in the architecture industry. As of October 2020, the overall estimated net worth of Peter Marino is calculated to be $4 Million. He owns more than 3,521 units of QTS Realty Trust stock that has a worth of more than $1,195,952. Over the past six years, he has sold QTS stock worth more than $1,731,211. Along with it, he works as an Independent Director at QTS Realty Trust and earns $217,516 every year.
Peter Marino is the most celebrated architect in the Fashion industry who has revamped a collection of luxury fashion stores. He is best known for his inventive use of contemporary artwork, light, and space that has revolutionized the architecture industry.