Grant F. Marani




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 throughout the United States and in Canada, France, Kazakhstan, Japan, Singapore, and China. He is co-author of the monograph Designs for Living: Houses by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (2014). Currently, Mr. Marani is the Project Partner for the Georgia State Judicial Complex in Atlanta, Georgia; a U.S. Courthouse in Charlotte, North Carolina; and for the master plan and design of a number of residential communities in China. 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, the Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Urban Design Forum, and the Urban Land Institute. 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 Board of Advisors for the American Academy in China, the Education Committee of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City, the Board of Directors for the Design Trust for Public Space, and the International Chapter Committee of the Australian Institute of Architects. In 2015 he served as Chair of the Australian Institute of Architects' International Architecture Awards Jury. 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 & Associates in New York, and with Edmond & Corrigan, Architects and Urban Designers in Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects. Mr. Marani is a registered architect in the State of New York and other jurisdictions, and NCARB certified.