Martin J. Finio
B.Arch., Cooper Union
Mr. Finio is a founding partner at Christoff: Finio Architecture, a design firm in New York. The firm was featured as one of 2004’s Design Vanguard by Architectural Record and as one of the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices of 2005. Their current work includes both residential and institutional-scale projects. He was the editor of the 1999 2G monograph Williams Tsien: Works and a recipient of a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. His firm’s work has won many awards, including a 2008 International Design Award, a 2009 National Honor Award from the AIA, and a 2014 Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work has been widely published and exhibited, including at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., and at the Aedes Gallery in Berlin. Before joining the Yale faculty he taught at Columbia University and was an associate for ten years in the office of Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.