Sargent C. Gardiner



Sarge Gardiner has been with Robert A.M. Stern Architects since 2000 and has been a Partner in the firm since 2008. His urban planning experience includes a 55-acre master plan for The Yards, a mixed-use riverfront neighborhood on the Anacostia River on the former grounds of the Washington Navy Yard Annex, and the design of the Arris, a mixed-use multifamily residential building within the master plan completed in 2016. His projects also include 30 Park Place, an 82-story tower in New York City which combines a 189-key five-star Four Seasons hotel with 157 top-end condominium apartments; the Century, an 850,000-square-foot high-rise residential building in Los Angeles; a 22-story residential tower in Taipei, Taiwan; and hotels for a resort in Hvar, Croatia. Mr. Gardiner was involved in all aspects of design from concept through construction documentation of the Zubiarte Retail and Leisure Center in Bilbao, Spain, a project which is a key element of the revitalization of the Bilbao riverfront, and the LEED Platinum Caruthers Biotechnology Building at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Mr. Gardiner is currently at work on Portals V, a mixed-use multifamily building in Washington, DC that received approval from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; a 32-story residential building and a meetinghouse for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Philadelphia; and residential developments in Xiamen and Hong Kong, China.

Prior to joining Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Mr. Gardiner worked for four years with The Rockwell Group in New York City, where he worked on a number of entertainment and retail projects as a Project Manager and Designer, including the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut; Olives Restaurant for the 270-room W Hotel in New York City; the 60-room Watersound Inn in Seaside Florida; and the Lakeside Visitors Center at the Bronx Zoo, which won a New York City Arts Commission Award.

His work has been published in The New York Times, Architecture, and Architectural Record.

Mr. Gardiner received his Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from Cornell University in 1991. In 1991, he was the recipient of a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark, to study urban design. Mr. Gardiner received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. Mr. Gardiner is a registered architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He serves on the Regional Plan Association's New Jersey Committee.