Grant F. Marani, AIA, FRAIA
Grant Marani, Partner, joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1984 and has been a Partner with the firm since 2000. His responsibilities have included the design and management of a broad range of projects: federal courthouses, institutional buildings, mixed-use and residential developments, resort hotels, golf clubhouses, a concert hall, a university recreational facility, and private residences in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, California, New Jersey, Ohio, Maine, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Virginia, Hawaii, Canada, France, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Japan, Singapore, and Australia.
Mr. Marani is Partner-in-Charge of RAMSA's representative office in Shanghai, overseeing work in China including houses, residential compounds, apartment houses, and a major golf and tennis club in Hong Kong; a 200,000 m2 high-rise garden suburb in Xiamen for Vanke; the Marco Polo Hotel in Changzhou for Wharf; a residential community in Tianjin; a residential tower in Taipei; a residential development in Shanghai; and a 352,000 m2 urban mixed-use development in Dalian and a mixed-use town center in Chongqing, both for AVIC.
Mr. Marani, a graduate of the University of Melbourne (B.Arch., 1979) and Cornell University (M.Arch., 1984), is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Architectural League of New York, the Skyscraper Museum, and the Storefront for Art and Architecture. He has lectured on courthouse design for the Academy of Architecture for Justice.
From 1989 to 2001, Mr. Marani served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Design on the faculty at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University, where he directed the second-year housing studio. He has also served as a guest critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Yale School of Architecture. In 2002 Mr. Marani served as a peer reviewer for the New York City Department of Design and Construction. Mr. Marani currently serves on the Education Committee of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City. Mr. Marani also served as a trustee for the Grace Church School in New York.
Mr. Marani's work has been published in Architecture Australia, A+U, Progressive Architecture, Oculus, Architecture, Architectural Digest, Builder, Metropolis, and Newsweek.
Prior to joining Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Mr. Marani worked for Edward Durell Stone, Architects, New York, and with Edmond & Corrigan, Architects and Urban Designers, Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Mr. Marani is a registered architect in the State of New York and other jurisdictions, and NCARB certified.