A native New Yorker and an active member of the arts community, Andrew Harris is deeply invested in the continual cultural dialogue of the city, believing that it’s rich traditions and the respective places they inhabit provide great significance and value to the community. He applies his interest in the intersection of architecture and culture to providing community-driven design to enhance the living experience of New York’s neighborhoods.
Andrew previously worked at Dattner Architects in their housing studio, BKSK Architects working on commercial and residential projects, and FSI Architecture focusing on restoration and preservation projects. Additionally, Andrew is the CMO of ComXnwealth, an economic empowerment app that allows individuals to locate businesses that align with their values and spend intentionally. When not designing Andrew can be found either traversing the city and beyond with Major Taylor Iron Riders Cycling Club or investing in the city’s vibrant Latin Dance community.
Andrew holds a Master of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded a 2020 Urban Design Forefront Fellowship from the Urban Design Forum to Focus on the use of local public Climate Investment funding to support MWBEs.