'Re-place vs. Replace' a research proposal by Mark Fiedler (Fiedler Marciano Architects), Mike Nickerson (Dattner Architects) and Jocelyn Drummond (CUNY/ISLG) has been awarded a fellowship in the Institute for Public Architecture's 2018 Summer Residency Program entitled 'Panorama of Possibilities: Queens'. The team’s research will interrogate the existing Business Improvement District paradigm and offer ideas for an alternative model that addresses inherent social inequities, public interest development, in-place economic mobility and diversity.
Working within the industrial bones of a former knitting factory, FMA created a beautiful residential loft full of art and refinement located in San Francisco’s South Beach district. The project is featured in a wonderful article by Amy Pfare for Dwell magazine with photos by Bruce Damonte. March 2018
As an outgrowth of their Equality Indicators program, CUNY’s Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) has just issued their ‘Equitable Development Guidelines’. FMA partner Mark Fiedler was instrumental in conceptualizing and guiding the early phases of this research project, and we look forward to continued collaboration with the ISLG in their ongoing efforts to create a more equitable world. March 2018.
The AIANY chapter has appointed Martin Marciano as a co-chair of the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee for 2018. The Cultural Facilities Committee works to bring a wide array of programs and events to the Center for Architecture each year. The committee is a forum for exploring and exchanging ideas related to the challenges of planning and designing cultural facilities. January, 2018
The Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) at the City University of New York (CUNY) has developed a series of 'Equality Indicators' to measure progress toward achieving greater equality in New York City. Fiedler Marciano is proud to be collaborating with the ISLG on a research project to determine how these indicators can be more specifically applied to the design and planning of the built environment. February, 2016
The I-Park Art Foundation, an international artist-in-residence program located in East Haddam Connecticut, recently named Mark Fiedler to their Inter-disciplinary Curatorial Panel for 2016. In addition Mark will be serving an architectural residency on site at I-Park during their upcoming Spring Session. January, 2016
Fiedler Marciano is proud to announce their selection as Architect of Record for the inaugural BMW Guggenheim Lab to be installed in New York City. Beginning August 3rd 2011 for a ten week duration, the temporary structure designed by Tokyo-based Atelier Bow-Wow will provide a public place for research, experimentation and the sharing of ideas about major issues affecting urban life. May 2011