Andrew Bernheimer, FAIA NCARB
Founding Principal, Bernheimer Architecture
M.Arch - Washington University in St. Louis, 1994
B.A. - Williams College, 1990
Andrew Bernheimer is a Brooklyn-based architect and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Parsons School of Design. Bernheimer leads an eponymous firm responsible for a wide variety of residential, civic, and cultural projects, including new multi-unit affordable housing developments across the five boroughs as well as award-winning private residences in the northeast region. He edited “Timber in the City”, a book featuring innovative practices in wood construction published by ORO Editions. Bernheimer sits on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Public Architecture, is the Co-Chair of the Van Alen Institute’s Program Council, is a fellow in the Forum for Urban Design, and is a member of the Architectural League of New York. In 2018 Bernheimer was elevated to the College of Fellows in the American Institute of Architects.
While Director of the M.Arch program Bernheimer oversaw a graduate program known for its connections between theory and practice with a distinct focus on New York City’s communities and their constructed environments. The program includes a signature design-build studio and cross-disciplinary curricular opportunities with graduate programs in lighting and interior design.
Previously Bernheimer was a founding partner of the award-winning firm Della Valle Bernheimer. In 2009 "Think/Make", a monograph on the first decade of his practice at Della Valle Bernheimer was published by Princeton Architectural Press.