Bob Fox is one of New York’s most respected architects and sustainability leaders, and is a foremost authority on green buildings. Bob’s distinguished career includes numerous honors for leadership and sustainable design, establishing him as an influential voice in the architectural profession, the business community, and in service to the public sector.
Having completed 4 Times Square, which set new standards for energy efficient high-rise buildings, Bob joined with Richard Cook in 2003 to form COOKFOX Architects and led the design of the LEED Platinum 2.2 million square foot Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park.
Bob and Rick Cook joined Bill Browning and Chris Garvin in 2006 to form Terrapin Bright Green, a research and sustainability consultancy to address a broad spectrum of planning and policy projects. Terrapin has produced an ongoing series of publications addressing sustainability in the built environment, including 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design and Tapping into Nature.
In 2006, Bob was named as the only architect to serve on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Advisory Council for the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability. Bob is the founding chairman of Urban Green Council, and he has received the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest honor, the Leadership Award for service to the green building community. He also was the first recipient of the Cooper Hewitt’s “Urban Visionary” Award for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Bob serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is a member of the prestigious “Green Dream Team” for Interface Corporation and is the founding chairperson of the U.S. General Services Administration Green Building Advisory Committee. He currently serves on the board of the Hawthorne Valley Association.
Bob Fox is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard University. He and his wife Gloria live in the Hudson River Valley.