February 6, 2023

The Brand Called You

Driven by a quest for learning with 25+ years of experience, Christian Giordano – The “Anti-Architect” – is reimagining the building industry with a progressive approach as president and co-owner of Mancini Duffy, an NYC-based architecture and design firm. To redefine Mancini as a top design firm, Christian has sparked…

January 18, 2023

Authority Magazine – 5 Things You Need To Know To Successfully Manage a Team, John Anthal of Mancini Duffy

“Be honest. Honesty about company goals inspires investment by employees. If they know the goals, they are much more likely to help your company achieve them. My team and I discuss office finances each week. Every employee is aware of the financial goals, and we talk about how their efficiency…

January 5, 2023

Obsessed Show

Today on Obsessed Show, I’m excited to chat with the CEO and Co-owner of Mancini Duffy, Bill Mandara, Jr, AIA. If that firm sounds familiar, it’s probably because we interviewed the other co-owner and “anti-architect” Christian Giordano & Jessica Mann Amato. I’m excited to learn more about Bill’s role in…

December 16, 2022

Rolling Out – Bolanle Williams-Olley shares her journey to CFO and co-owner of Mancini Duffy

Bolanle Williams-Olley shares her unconventional journey that has led her to become the chief financial officer and co-owner of Mancini Duffy, a 100+-year-old national design firm headquartered in New York City.   Watch here

December 13, 2022

545: Bill Mandara, Jr. is a CEO & Musician

Bill Mandara Jr., CEO of Mancini Duffy, talks about his passion for playing music, how it helps him with his career as a CEO, how Mancini Duffy encourages its employees to discuss their hobbies, and much more!   Listen here

December 13, 2022

Mancini Duffy is a Triumvirate of Excellence In The Design Industry

In this episode of The Zweig Letter podcast, we speak with the leadership of NY-based Architectural Design Firm Mancini Duffy.  Christian Giordano, President, Bill Mandara, CEO, and Bolanle Williams-Olley, CFO, offer a great perspective of how successful a design firm can be when the leadership operates in concert with one…

November 28, 2022

How Can Tech-First Innovation Change the AEC Industry

Jeff Echols and Co-Host Katharine MacPhail welcome Christian Giordano, Architect, President, and Co-Owner of Mancini Duffy, and Host of The Anti-Architect podcast, to Context & Clarity LIV Listen here

November 11, 2022

ARCAT Podcast

In this episode, Cherise is joined by Christian Giordano, President & Co-owner at Mancini Duffy and Jessica Sheridan, AIA, Principal at Mancini Duffy. Christian and Jessica share insights into their experience as architect of record for The Tin Building, 96 South Street in New York City, New York, designed by SHoP Architects. Set under the shadow…

October 27, 2022

Field of View podcast, “Empowering Architects & Designers with XR with Jeff Anderson”

Hosts Nick Rosa and Daniel Colaianni enjoyed learning more about Mancini’s process in the Design Lab, The Toolbelt, 3D printing, and technology’s role in the future of the architecture profession. The discussion also focuses on your story begins as an architectural designer who recognized early on the impact VR could…

October 24, 2022

Making Your Voice Heard – Training young designers and leveraging Mancini Duffy VR Design Solutions

October 3, 2022

Mancini Duffy Lifts Icon into New Era

The Palace Theater has sat facing Times Square since it opened in 1913. In occupying this critical space on Broadway, the Palace Theatre has become an iconic venue for theater and the performing arts. In its 109-year history, the structure has evolved to encompass a number of different uses. The…

August 10, 2022

TSX Broadway: Historic Palace Theatre raised 30-feet above Times Square

L&L Holding Company today announced the completion of the lift of the historic Palace Theatre to 30-feet above Times Square. One of the most exciting and highly anticipated aspects of the TSX Broadway development, the lift defied conventional engineering to unlock valuable ground floor retail space, while maintaining and preserving…

August 2, 2022

Thriving As A Woman In a Male-Dominated Industry: Bolanle Williams-Olley of Mancini Duffy On The Five Things You Need To Thrive and Succeed as a Woman In a Male Dominated Industry

In the United States in 2022, fields such as Aircraft piloting, Agriculture, Architecture, Construction, Finance, and Information technology, are still male-dominated industries. For a woman who is working in a male-dominated environment, what exactly does it take to thrive and succeed? In this interview series we are talking to successful…

May 2, 2022

Mancini Acquires Gertler & Wente Architects, Expanding the Firm’s Opportunities in New Market Sectors

National design firm Mancini Duffy – with a 100+-year-old history and tech-forward approach based in New York City – announces the acquisition of Gertler & Wente Architects to further expand its footprint in the healthcare, multi-family residential, restoration, institutional, and religious sectors. This acquisition is part of Mancini’s business goals…

April 20, 2022

Business of Architecture Podcast – Effective Succession Planning with Mancini Duffy

BOA Members were privileged to participate in an exclusive Live Event with Mancini Duffy, one of the most innovative Architecture and Design Firms of today. Joined by alumni BOA Podcast guests Christian Giordano (President) and Bolanle WIlliams-Olley (CFO), were Bill Mandara Jr. (CEO), Scott Harrell (Principal), and Jessica Mann-Amato (Principal)….

April 15, 2022

Design Firm Opens Office in Red Bank’s Anderson Building

RED BANK – Mancini Duffy, a tech-driven architectural and design firm, has recently opened a regional office in Red Bank in the historic 1920s Anderson Building, located on the West Side of town at 200 Monmouth St. Initially based in New York City, the industry leader has been in operation for…

January 18, 2022

The Frame Building’s Office Conversion Wraps Up

Work is wrapping up on The Frame Building, an eight-story office conversion at 541 West 21st Street in West Chelsea, Designed by Mancini Duffy and Pizzacora and developed by Higher Ground Development, the project involves the interior gutting and façade replacement of the 65,000-square-foot former warehouse. Erbo Properties LLC is…

January 12, 2022

Commercial Observer Publishes the News of Mancini’s New Office.

“Our firm has over a century of deep roots in New York City, so the thought of not being in NYC was never an option,” explains Mancini’s CEO William Mandara AIA. “We spent a lot of time looking at a myriad of options, both short- and long-term. We design places…

November 11, 2021

Mancini’s Bolanle Williams-Olley Launches Book

Mancini Duffy’s CFO and Co-owner Bolanle Williams-Olley launches her first book this month titled Build Boldly: Chart Your Unique Career Path and Lead with Courage. It’s a playbook for success for people ready to take bold, intentional steps in their careers, for people looking to change their path, and for…

September 11, 2021

Anti-Architect Podcast Special 9/11 Episode featuring Tony Schirripa, FAIA

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Christian Giordano recently launched a special episode of The Anti-Architect Podcast. On September 11, 2001, Mancini Duffy’s office was completely destroyed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The office was on the 21st and 22nd floors of 2 World Trade, the South Tower. In…

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