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Writings, Interviews & Lectures

Natural Metaphor  

Natural Metaphor, An Anthology of Essays on Architecture and Nature, "New Orleans Now—Design and Planning After the Storm". (Actar, 2007)

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The Domestic and the Foreign  

Interview from The Domestic and the Foreign: Architecture in Globalisation (010 Publishers, 2005)

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Selected Press

Landscape Architecture  

Landscape Architecture Magazine featured the Santa Fe Railyard Park

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Architectural Herald  

Frederic Schwartz interviewed in the Architectural Herald

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Northern News  

March 2010 American Planning Association's Northern News "Bay Bridge studio envisions new uses for old eastern span"

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San Francisco Chronicle  

January 12, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle "Design fantasies for obsolete Bay Bridge span," on the design studio taught by Frederic Schwartz and Marc L'Italien

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Architectural Record  

June 2009 Architectural Record "The iconic Lieb House finds a new home up the coast"

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Santa Fe Railyard

 

Winter 2008/2009 Competitions Magazine "From Old Railyard to Park Attraction: The Transformation of Santa Fe Railyards"

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Kalahari  

5 December 2008 The New York Times "The Next Chapter, in Harlem" [The Kalahari]

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Architectural Record  

October 2008 Architectural Record "Making It Real"

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Oculus  

Fall 2008 Oculus "A Tale of Two Manhattans: Why so many New York architects were spurred to set up shop in a select few buildings in Midtown and SoHo"

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PoconoNews.net  

24 October 2008 PoconoNews.Net "Plans presented for a smaller, greener new Pike County Library"

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Santa Fe New Mexican  

14 September 2008 The Santa Fe New Mexican "Santa Fe Railyard 'It's Wicked Good': Redevelopment's Grand Opening Brings Out Community for Firsthand look"

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Santa Fe New Mexican  

14 September 2008 The Santa Fe New Mexican "A Dream Realized: Years of Debate, Discussion, and now — A Railyard Reborn"  [Santa Fe Railyard Park]

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Santa Fe Railyard map  

September 2008 The Santa Fe New Mexican Santa Fe Railyard map

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Memorial Sites  

September 2008 Memorial Sites: New York to Nairobi

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New York City Hall of Fame  

30 May 2008 Plainview/Old Bethpage Herald "NYC Hall of Fame Inducts Plainview Grad"

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Abstract Magazine  

Spring 2008 Abstract Magazine "Transport in 3D" [Chennai Airport]

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Reall Estate Weekly  

19 December 2007 Real Estate Weekly "Kalahari brings new meaning to sustainability"

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PoconoNews.Net  

5 September 2007 PoconoNews.Net "CivicVisions reports on new Pike County Central Library"

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Come On Up For The Rising  

August 2007 In Town "Come On Up for The Rising"

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Journal-News  

22 July 20007 The Journal News "'The Rising' to shine for Empire State Games"

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After the Disaster  

July/August 2007 UC Berkeley: California "Frederic Schwartz: After the Disaster"

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India Street  

13 July 2007 India Street "New Chennai International Airport"

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Pike County Dispatch  

17 May 2007 Pike County Dispatch "Crowd Packs County Courthouse for New Library Design Forum"

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News Eagle

 

May 2007 The News Eagle "Pike Library Explains Design Theory"

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Interior Design  

May 2007 Interior Design
"Libraries Unbound"

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Oculus  

Summer 2007 Oculus "2007 AIANY Design Awards" [Global Green]

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AIA Design Awards  

April 2007, AIA New York Chapter Design Awards [Global Green]

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World Architecture News  

28 March 2007 World Architecture News "Fred Schwartz's 'Green Design' Wins Library Competition" [Pike County Library]

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Harlem Renaissance  

March 2007 New York House "Harlem Renaissance"  [The Kalahari]

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What's Next for New Orleans  

14 February 2007The Architect's Newspaper "What's Next for New Orleans?"

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The Walrus  

February 2007 The Walrus "The Other Side of Darkness: Out of the ashes of the World Trade Center comes a new vision for tall buildings in the contemporary world"

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Fait & Form  

2007 Faith & Form, "Sacred Landscape Award" [Westchester Memorial]

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Boom Jackson  

2007 Boom Jackson "Realizing Urban Dreams"

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Westchester Travel Guide  

2007 Westchester Travel Guide  [Westchester Memorial]

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Arts News  

September 2006 Westchester Arts Council Arts News "The Making of The Rising"

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Design Today  

August 2006 Design Today "Black Rose"

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Defined Elegance  

June 2006 Design Today "Defined Elegance" [Deutsch LA]

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Design Today  

May 2006 Design Today "In Town" [Westchester Memorial]

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Chandigarh Times  

1 April 2006 Chandigarh Times "Transport & Infrastructure Too Should Rise in Cities"

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Interview: Frederic Schwartz

 

Spring 2006 Competitions "Interview: Frederic Schwartz"

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AD  

February 2006 Architectural Design "Our Overdeveloped Sense of Vulnerability" [World Trade Center]

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Making of the Rising

 

2006 The Making of the Rising, a video about the design and construction of the Westchester 9/11 memorial

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Newsday  

14 April 2005 Newsday "At last, 'Welcome to Manhattan': New Staten Island Ferry terminal is an elegant addition to city's architecture"

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Lower Manhattan info  

8 February 2005 LowerManhattan.info "New Staten Island Ferry Terminal Awash in Light:

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World Architecture Review  

2005 World Architecture Review "Planning of Shanghai 2010 EXPO"

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Contract  

December 2004 Contract: Commercial Interior Design and Architecture "Setting the Stage" [Knoll flagship store]

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The Man Who Listened  

9 September 2004 The New York Times "For Two 9/11 Memorials, a Man Who Listened" [Westchester and New Jersey 9/11 memorials]

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Time Out New York  

13-20 February 2003 Time Out New York "Welcome to NYC circa 2020" [World Trade Center]

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Downtown Express  

11-17 February 2003 Downtown Express "THINK Team's Frederic Schwartz"

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A Goal for Ground Zero  

28 January 2003 The New York Times "A Goal for Ground Zero: Finding an Urban Poetry" [World Trade Center Master Plan]

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Charlie Rose  

13 September 2002 Charlie Rose (PBS—WNYC) "An Architect Panel Discussion on the Rebuilding of Ground Zero in New York"

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The Man Who Dared the City to Think Again  

19 September 2002 The New York Times "The Man Who Dared the City to Think Again"

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Ferry Tale  

June 2002 Metropolis "Ferry Tale: A green design for Manhattan's Staten Island Ferry terminal rescues a controversial site—and reinterprets New York civic architecture.

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Give Me That Old-Time Kitchen  

November 1997 House Beautiful "Give Me That Old Time Kitchen"

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House Beautiful  

November 1997 House Beautiful "Interactive"

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Competitions & Awards

Selected Winning Competitions
2008 Winner, Guangzhou International Master Plan Competition, Guangzhou, China
2008 Winner, Vadodara Airport Invited International Competition, Vadodara, India
2007 Winner, Raipur Airport Invited International Competition, Raipur, India
2007 Winner, Chennai Airport Invited International Competition, Chennai, India
2007 Winner, World Trade Center Competition, New Orleans, LA
2007 Winner, Pike County Public Library Competition, Milford, PA
2006 Winner, New Silk Road Invited Competition, Xi’an, China
2005 Winner, Shanghai Fortune World Tower International Competition, Shanghai, China
2004 Winner, New Jersey State 9/11 Memorial National Competition, Liberty State Park, NJ
2004 Winner, Westchester 9/11 Memorial International Competition, Westchester County, NY
2003 Winner, New York City Harlem Housing Competition, Harlem, New York, NY
2002 Winner, Santa Fe Railyard Park and Plaza National Competition, Santa Fe, NM
1997 Winner, East End Community Theater Competition, Amagansett, NY
1992 Winner, Staten Island Ferry Terminal International Competition, New York, NY
1992 Winner, Regional Capitol of Southwest France International Competition

 

Selected Awards
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Awards
2009 AIA New York State Award, Staten Island Ferry Terminal, New York, NY
2009 AIA New York/Boston Urban Design Honor Award, Santa Fe Railyard Park, NM
2008 AIA Louisiana Urban Design Honor Award, Unified New Orleans Plan, New Orleans, LA
2008 AIA New York Urban Design Award, Unified New Orleans Plan, New Orleans, LA
2007 AIA Louisiana Project Award, New Orleans Shotgun Loft House, New Orleans, LA
2006 AIA New York Project Award, New Orleans Shotgun Loft House, New Orleans, LA
2005 AIA Westchester Honor Award, Westchester 9/11 Memorial, Westchester, NY
2005 AIA Westchester Project Award, Westchester 9/11 Memorial, Westchester, NY
2005 AIA Tennessee Award of Excellence, Nashville, TN (Shelby Street Bridge)
2004 AIA New York Project Award, World Trade Center Master Plan, New York, NY (Think)
2004 AIA New Jersey Honor Award, New Jersey 9/11 Memorial, Liberty State Park, NJ
2003 AIA National Honor Award for Collaborative Achievement (New York New Visions)
2003 AIA Long Island Design Excellence Award, Deutsch LA, Los Angeles, CA
2003 AIA New York Interior Design Award, Deutsch LA, Los Angeles, CA
2003 AIA Chicago Interior Design Award, San Diego Zoo Store, San Diego, CA
2002 AIA New York Special Design Award, Possible Futures, New York, NY
2002 AIA San Diego Interior Design Award, San Diego Zoo Store, San Diego, CA
1999 AIA Chicago Interior Design Award, Shedd Aquarium Store, Chicago, IL
1996 AIA New York Interior Design Award, Bumble+Bumble, New York, NY
1995 AIA New York Interior Design Award, SMA Video, New York, NY
1995 AIA New York Project Award, New York Newsstand, New York, NY
1994 AIA New York Project Award, Lake Sebago House, Maine
1993 AIA New York Interior Design Award, Chelsea Pictures, New York, NY
1982 AIA National Honor Award, Block Island Houses, Block Island, RI (with Robert Venturi)

Selected Other Awards
2008 New York City Hall of Fame
2007 National Honor Award, Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, Architecture (Westchester 9/11)
2006 Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence, ACEC New York, (Staten Island Ferry Terminal)
2005 Winner, People’s Choice Award, New York NOW, Center for Architecture, New York, NY
2004 Winner, Cityscape/Architectural Review Architecture Award 2004 (Shanghai World Expo 2010)
2004 Winner, Cityscape/Architectural Review Planning Award 2004 (Shanghai World Expo 2010)
2004 International Interior Design Association, 10 Best of Decade Design Award (Deutsch LA)
2003 Finalist, National Honor Award in Architecture, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
2003 Lawrence M. Orton Award, New York Metro Chapter, American Planning Association
2002 First Prize (Big Store of the Year), National Retail Association, San Diego Zoo Store
1992 Met 100: Architects We’d Hire, Metropolitan Home
1991 Record Interiors of the Year, Architectural Record
1991 AD 100: Architectural Digest World Top 100 Architects
1990 Record Houses of the Year, Architectural Record
1988 Emerging Voices, Architecture League of New York
1988 New York City Arts Commission Award of Honor, Rector Gate
1987 40 Under 40, Interiors Magazine
1985 Young Architects Award, Architectural League of New York
1985 Rome Prize in Architecture, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
1984 Young Architects Award, Architectural League of New York
1983 National Endowment for the Arts Design Fellowship

 

   
   

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