Stanley Pinska was for fifteen years head of his own architectural firm, based in Westchester County and serving clients in the greater New York City metropolitan area. In 1992 Stanley Pinska Associates merged with May & Pinska. Among the diverse group of clients served by Mr. Pinska’s firm were United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, General Tools Manufacturing Company, and the State of New York Insurance Department. May & Pinska won awards for buildings designed for Con Edison in New York, Centennial Park West Apartments in Atlanta, and the Opus Dei Headquarters Building New York City.
In his early career, Mr. Pinska worked as a designer at I.M. Pei & Partners and at John Carl Warnecke & Associates. As a Senior Associate at Perkins & Will, he designed the first cooperative-care facility in the United States at New York University Medical Center. Prior to joining Pei Partnership Architects, as a senior architect at FXFowle Architects, he was the Project Director for Skyhouse, a 140-unit condominium apartment building developed in conjunction with an upgrading of the historic facilities of the “Little Church Around the Corner” in New York City.
As principal at Pei Partnership Architects, he has served as Project Director for several projects including the Taihu New City Cultural Center in Wuxi, China; the Museum of Islamic Art Park in Doha, Qatar; the Instituto Sao Fernando, a museum and public policy center near Rio de Janeiro; The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University; The Americana, an 80-unit condominium apartment building in Philadelphia; the master plan for Al Manhal City, a 143-acre mixed-use development in the heart of Abu Dhabi; the Plaza at Indian Springs, a mixed-use medical office and commercial complex in The Woodlands, Texas; and the Dancing Water Theater, a 1,967-seat performance space that is part of the City of Dreams destination resort and casino in Macao.
Mr. Pinska holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he studied in Eduardo Catalano’s studio. He has served on the design faculties in the Schools of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Pratt Institute.