Andrew Berman Architect PLLC is a New York based practice focused on the realization of unique and finely executed spaces. The work of the studio capitalizes on the qualities of place and seeks creative opportunities in the desires and programmatic requirements of our clients. A consistent engagement with our clients, professional consultants, contractors, engineers and fabricators throughout design and construction is a key means for the studio to generate ideas and provide essential works of the greatest quality and expression.
Andrew Berman Architect was founded in 1995 and has gained recognition through notable projects such as the AIA Center for Architecture, the Writing Studio, FDNY Engine Company 259 Firehouse, MoMA PS1 Entrance Building and Gallery Renovations, The National Opera Center, the Stapleton Branch Library and the SculptureCenter. Current projects include a a two-stage theater for the MCC Theater Company, several artists' studios, as well as residential commissions.
Andrew D. Berman received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale College and a Master of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture in 1988 where he was awarded the Takenaka Komuten Traveling Fellowship in Osaka, Japan. In 2010, he received the Emerging Voices Award given by the Architectural League of New York, and in 2014 he was made a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
In 2016 Andrew Berman received the Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, for “an American Architect whose work is characterized by a strong personal direction.” On the occasion of that award, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien described his work as being “defined by a calm intelligence that produces places that sing with a clear and pure beauty. It is strong and minimal and at the same time very human and humane. His work is a sublime container for thinking, for seeing, and for life lived.”