Bard MBA

Robert Fox

Partner, Cook + Fox Architects

Robert Fox

Robert F. Fox is a New York City architect and a partner at the firm Cook + Fox Architects. He has designed more than 30 skyscrapers, including his firm’s most recent, the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, which is the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum commercial high-rise. He was a founding partner of Fox & Fowle Architects (1978). Fox & Fowle designed the influential and award-winning Condé Nast Building/4 Times Square, which is widely regarded as America’s first green skyscraper. Fox led the team responsible for creating the original Battery Park City Residential Environmental Guidelines in 2000, which guided the development of the Solaire, the first green residential tower in the United States. In 2003 Bob Fox joined with Richard Cook to form Cook + Fox Architects, a firm devoted to creating beautiful, environmentally responsible, high-performance buildings. The firm has won awards for the Henry Miller's Theatre; a neighborhood development in the South Street Seaport; a visitors’ center at the Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia; and 401 West 14th Street in the Gansevoort Market Historic District. In 2006, Cook and Fox partnered with green development expert Bill Browning to form Terrapin Bright Green, LLC, an environmental consulting and strategic planning firm. Fox is adviser to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030 sustainability initiative; founding chair of the United States Green Building Council, New York Chapter; member of the MTA Blue Ribbon Commission on Sustainability; member of the President's Council for Scenic Hudsonas; member of the Cooper Union President's Council; and advisory board member of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard University. Fox holds an M.Arch. from Harvard University and a B.Arch. from Cornell University.