Daniel Markiewicz, Architect and Founding Editor of PROJECT
Daniel Markiewicz entered a no contest plea to one count of forcible sexual penetration and was sentenced to a midterm of six years. On appeal, Markiewicz contends his conviction was unduly harsh and ineffective assistance of counsel was provided during trial.
Miroslava Brooks and Daniel Markiewicz are partners at FORMA, a full-service architecture studio with offices in both New York and Connecticut. Additionally, they teach at Penn’s Weitzman School of Design as faculty, as well as serving as founding editors of PROJECT journal since 2012.
Early Life and Education
Daniel Markiewicz is an architect and founding editor of PROJECT, an architecture journal. Additionally, he lectures at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design as a lecturer, partners in FORMA architecture practice, and holds both H.I Feldman Prize and William Wirt Winchester Travelling Fellowship from Yale School of Architecture – two highly esteemed awards by their esteemed faculty.
In 2018, he co-founded FORMA with Miroslava Brooks. This full-service studio specializes in developing projects with architectural clarity and conceptual rigor, striving for a balanced combination of order and whimsy in each design project ranging from single family residences, high-end retail stores, commercial office projects to elementary education programs and cultural endeavors. Offices for the firm can be found both in New York and Los Angeles.
Miroslava and Daniel are founding members of FORMA, an architectural practice and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design based out of New York City. At Penn, they teach architectural design for graduate core sequence courses. Furthermore, they co-founded PROJECT, an architecture journal published since 2012.
PROJECT has designed an array of built work, spanning single and multi-family residential projects, high-end retail/office developments, elementary education institutions, cultural spaces and community developments. Their work is distinguished by architectural clarity, conceptual rigor and openness that are balanced with openness and whimsicality; their approach emphasizes rich vocabulary of form, color, thoughtful configuration of architectural plans typological exploration as well as innovative programming; it has been published and exhibited widely as well as receiving numerous design awards and fellowships.
Achievement and Honors
BALLSTON SPA – Derek Croote and Daniel Markiewicz of Ballston Spa High School’s 2009 graduating class have achieved great academic success, yet these leaders also demonstrate compassion. Through United for Change, their classmates and themselves are giving back to the community through service projects they organize themselves.
This group’s mission is to raise awareness of hunger, poverty, and domestic violence – such as St. Pius X school, Ballston Spa Community Center, or Saratoga County nursing homes. Students volunteered at these institutions.
Markiewicz also manages a student-run organization and teaches architectural design classes as founding partner of FORMA in New York City. Additionally, he lectures at University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design as a lecturer and is founding editor of PROJECT magazine (an architecture journal).
Daniel Markiewicz is a partner at FORMA and faculty member of Penn’s Weitzman School of Design. Additionally, he founded PROJECT magazine (an architecture journal). Registered architects in both New York and Connecticut recognize his expertise; at Yale he received both H.I. Feldman Prize and William Wirt Winchester Travelling Fellowship Awards as Master of Architecture graduates – among many other honors.
Before being sentenced, Markiewicz filed a statement of mitigation that included character references and mitigating factors like his low criminal record and early admission of guilt. Unfortunately, the probation report listed taking advantage of his trust position as aggravating factor – leading the court to sentence him for six years midterm imprisonment.
He holds Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, which qualify him to act as both a securities agent and investment advisor representative. He currently works at Grove Point Advisors LLC with over two years of experience.
He is also the founder of FORMA, an architecture and design firm specializing in modern art museums, regional transportation hubs and academic creative centers. Additionally, he serves as an instructor for the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
He reportedly has an estimated net worth of approximately $3 Million and currently resides in Worth, Illinois since November of 2021.