Anthony Piermarini received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and Master of Architecture II at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is currently a Part-Time Lecturer at Northeastern University and Critic at the Rhode Island School of Design. He has also served as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo, taught design studios and advanced digital fabrication at Cornell University, and served as Lead Faculty in Representation at Harvard GSD Career Discovery Program.
In 2002, Anthony co-founded Studio Luz Architects based in Boston, MA as an agile, forward thinking practice that strives to link social responsibility, sustainable construction practices with built material expression. He is a recipient of the Architectural League of New York Architects Forum Prize and Wave of the Future Award from Hospitality Design in 2004, and Architecture Record’s 2006 Design Vanguard. Most recently Anthony Piermarini was a recipient of the 2010 National AIA Young Architects Award. In addition, Anthony is the Co-Founder and President of BR-A-CE: Building Research–Architecture–Community Exchange, a non-profit corporation founded by artists and designers to create new community spaces that engage social, economic, and cultural issues facing communities around the world.
Anthony’s work with Studio Luz Architects has been widely recognized including being published by the Princeton Architectural Press, Metropolis, The Architect Magazine, Architectural Record, Architecture Boston Magazine, Boston Business Journal, Azure Magazine, Interior Magazine, City Magazine, and Frame Publishers. The firm was profiled in Young Americans by Dom Publishers and will be included in the forthcoming book Urban Interventions, by Keith Moskow, with Princeton Architectural Press. The work has also been exhibited at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona, Anderson Gallery at Drake University, RISD’s BEB Gallery, Boston Architectural College, and Northeastern University.