Mark Elman has been with Fifield Piaker Elman Architects for nearly 20 years and became a principal in 2002. He has served as project architect for many of the firm’s most challenging projects for commercial, retail and residential clients, and he leads the firm’s residential practice in New Jersey. Mr. Elman is a talented designer and detailer whose focus is on creating architecture that is expressive of and appropriate to its time and physical context. He is a creative problem solver and brings to the practice great enthusiasm for and knowledge of new and innovative building materials. Mark has a great breadth of experience in the renovation of existing structures and in researching unusual solutions for new construction. Additionally, he is skilled in historic preservation and the restoration of landmarked structures.
Mr. Elman’s current projects include the renovation and restoration of a landmarked structure for The Junior League of New York and the adaptive reuse of a 360,000 square foot landmarked warehouse building at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City, NJ for residential occupancy. Recent projects have included the renovation of an existing food service facility for God’s Love We Deliver and numerous successful lobby renovation projects, including 1370 6th Avenue, 1466 Broadway, 20 Cooper Square, for which the firm received a Design Award from International Design Magazine, 5-9 Union Square, 55 Vandam Street, and 215 Park Avenue South, for which the firm received a New York State AIA Award. He is experienced in retail and multi-tenant residential design as well, with past projects including the Shore Road Residences and retail stores for clients such as gourmet retailer Dean & DeLuca in New York.
Prior to joining Fifield Piaker Elman, Mark worked with Mico Scopic, Alan Gaynor and Co. P.C., and Wechsler Grasso Menzuiso, P.C., where he worked on commercial and residential projects, including several new high-rise residential towers. Mr. Elman coordinates the firm’s design competition and publication efforts and has had several of his projects published. These include the DeLuca apartment, in House & Garden, and the lobby renovation project for 215 Park Avenue South, in The Best in Lobby Design and Interior Design.
Mark received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University in 1980 and spent a year abroad studying at the Architectural Association in London, England. He is a registered architect in the state of New York.firstname.lastname@example.org