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Andre Kikoski Architect, PLLC

180 Varick Street, Suite 1316
New York, NY 10014
(212)627-0240
www.akarch.com
info@akarch.com
 
Company Philosophy
Andre Kikoski Architect is a Manhattan-based architecture and design firm grounded by enduring architectural principles, driven by innovation and activated by the untapped capabilities of 21st Century technology and craftsmanship. From award-winning work for iconic cultural institutions to ground-up construction with New York's most accomplished entrepreneurs and taste-makers, Andre Kikoski Architect designs buildings and creates private residences that are pure expressions of materiality and artistry, each deeply attuned to the human element inherent to lasting architecture.  

Andre Kikoski Architect has completed more than 100 projects and has proudly worked with such renowned entities as The Guggenheim Museum, The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Kohler Companies, Ligne Roset, Saks Fifth Avenue, Swarovski Crystal, The Related Companies at Hudson Yards, and most recently DHA Capital at 75 Kenmare Street.

Andre Kikoski Architect is the recipient of 30 design awards and is featured in more than 700 publications across 27 countries including Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Fast Company, Interior Design, Surface, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Wallpaper* among others. He was also recently named one of the “Top 20 Biggest Power Players in New York City Real Estate,” by The New York Post, and a “Top 40 Firm in Residential Design,” by Interior Design magazine.

Andre Kikoski AIA, LEED AP, received his Master’s degree in Architecture at Harvard University, where he earned Distinctions for Innovation in Design and Technology. Prior to founding the firm, Andre trained in the offices of I. M. Pei, Richard Meier, and Peter Eisenman.  Andre is a Trustee of the Van Alen Institute and Alumni Council Emeritus at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Andre is a frequent lecturer and has spoken at Harvard University, Palm Springs Modernism Week, the New York Times Architectural Digest Home Show, New York University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute, among others.

 
Areas of Expertise/Recent Projects
“Architect Andre Kikoski turns a high-rise pied-a-terre into a serene oasis for a businessman and his blue-chip art collection” -New York Spaces

“This 1,500-square-foot pied-a-terre for a globe-trotting art collector is an elegant haven to recharge and enjoy ever-changing views of the Manhattan skyline while enjoying favourite pieces from his dynamic art collection.” -Adelto

“Kikoski complemented it all with understated elegance in design, and a luxurious material palette that competes with neither views nor art. There’s statuary bronze, Burmese teak, and floors of either wide-plank European oak or Brazilian marble. Furnishings are from Promemoria, Cecotti, and Giorgetti,  in a neutral palette of Loro Piana and Donghia hides and fabrics. It all works together, quietly and efficiently, in a joint effort between client and architect.” -Architects and Artisans

We are a recipient of the American Institute of Architect’s Institute Honor Award, the profession’s highest recognition of excellence in architecture for the Wright at the Guggenheim Museum. One juror noted our project is “sensitively handled and respectful of the essence of the original architecture.” Another remarked “with the confined space and modest budget, this project is exceptional,“ and a third observed “the design approach is controlled but playful, and complements the nuance of the Museum’s overall movement and dynamic.” -Jurors of the American Institute of Architect’s Institute Honor Award

 
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