Frederick A. Bland,
FAIA, AICP

Managing Partner

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Frederick Bland has provided design leadership over the past 35 years for educational, residential and cultural facilities in both the U.S. and in China. He has directed downtown redevelopment plans nationally, working with clients that require options for long-term growth. Mr. Bland began his career at Beyer Blinder Belle in 1972, became the first non-founding partner in 1978, and Managing Partner in 2004. An Adjunct Professor in the Fine Arts Department of New York University since 1990, he has also lectured on design at Yale University, Columbia University, Pratt and City College. He is a member of the Vestry
of Trinity Church, Wall Street; Chairman of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden; and serves on numerous other civic boards in New York City including the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation, the Evergreens Cemetery, and the Mark Morris Dance Group. Mr. Bland is Partner-in-Charge of the Shanghai Cultural Plaza, a theater project in the Luwan District of China; Nanjing West Street, an urban design and historic preservation plan which runs through the heart of Shanghai People's Square Historic District; and the China Academy of Science's Dalian Science and Technology Innovation Park and Innovation Building.
Other notable projects include: The Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville, Kentucky; New York's General Theological Seminary; American Sports Museum TM; a new mixed-use development/hotel, 42nd Street; Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn; and over 20 new residential buildings. Mr. Bland has completed extensive programming and renovation for the NYU Tisch School of the Arts, SUNY Stony Brook and Yale University, and recently began work on the University at Buffalo Master Plan. Frederick Bland received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Yale University.