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Frederic SCHWARTZ Architects

Architectural Firm
Principal and Founder

Frederic Schwartz 


Douglas Romines 

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Frederic Schwartz, FAIA is a recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture and was selected twice by the Architecture League of New York for the Young Architect's Award and as an Emerging Voice in Architecture. He graduated from Berkeley and Harvard and has taught Columbia, Yale, Princeton and Harvard. He has won 15 national and international competitions and received 24 AIA awards. Schwartz is currently the Joesph Esherick Professor in Architecture at the University of Calfornia at Berkeley. In the past year, the firm has won three international competitions for new airports in India and a master plan competition for Guangzhou China's third largest city or an expansion equal to the 1/2 the size of Manhattan. Schwartz was selected by the City of New Orleans for the recovery plan for 21 historic neighborhoods including 40% of its post-Katrina population. The New York Times credited Schwartz with changing the course of post-9/11 planning in a profile, "The Man Who Dared the City to THINK Again." He founded THINK" an international group of architects selected for the World Trade Center Master Plan to "re-imagine Ground Zero" by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation.