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Steven Forman, AIA
Senior Associate

Education
Cornell University, Master of Architecture, 1979
The Cooper Union, Bachelor of Architecture, 1977

Steven Forman has been involved for many years with the planning and design of several award-winning public and academic libraries, museums, multi-use educational facilities, and a variety of adaptive reuse and interior design projects. Currently, he is the senior associate-in-charge of the School of Business and Economics at SUNY Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh, NY.

He directed the design and restoration of Paul Rudolph's celebrated Art and Architecture Building and an addition to the building for the History of Art Department at Yale University in New Haven, CT. The combined buildings included an expanded Arts Library. Additionally, he oversaw the W Hoboken Hotel and Residences, a 25-story tower in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Completed projects for which he has served as the senior associate-in-charge include the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN, and the George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology, and, more recently the Interfaith Center, both at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. Mr. Forman also oversaw the renovation and restoration of the landmark B. Altman Building in New York City to house two institutional clients: The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, and, the Science, Industry and Business Library of The New York Public Library.

Mr. Forman was part of the senior team involved with the transformation of the celebrated AT&T Headquarters Building into the new Sony Entertainment Headquarters; the redesign of 717 Fifth Avenue's public spaces; and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Renovation and Addition - all in New York City. Mr. Forman is a registered architect and member of the AIA, the American Library Association and the Society for College and University Planning. He joined Gwathmey Siegel in 1982 and was named a senior associate in 1996.

Photographer: William Taufic