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Andy Bernheimer, Program Leadership Council Co-Chair

Founding Principal, Bernheimer Architecture

Andrew Bernheimer is a Brooklyn-based architect and Assistant Professor and Director of the Master of Architecture program 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 recently 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 a fellow in the Forum for Urban Design, and is a member of the Architectural League of New York.

As Director of the M.Arch program Bernheimer oversees 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.