Andrew Franz Architect

Chelsea, Design, Interiors

Andrew Franz Architect, chelsea apartment, renovation, design,

To bring light into this Chelsea apartment, architect Andrew Franz pulled out all the tricks. To open and brighten up every corner of the 800-square-foot pad, the firm removed walls, added full-height glass partitions and high-gloss lacquered ceilings. While some of the apartment’s historic details were restored, the final product feels super modern and spacious—with each room, of course, awash in sunlight.

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East Village, Interiors

East Village Townhouse, Andrew Franz Architect, renovation nyc

The East Village is one of NYC’s most sought-after neighborhoods, and this beautiful townhouse located in its landmark district speaks to the area’s down-to-earth yet sophisticated and modern appeal. The four-level home recently underwent a massive renovation led by the design team from Andrew Franz Architect. Andrew Franz is known for their seamless integration of outdoor and structural elements, and with many of their projects it’s hard to tell where one ends and the other begins. With their signature style running rampant throughout the space, this stately home is no exception.

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Architecture, Features, Interiors, Interviews, People

architect andrew franz

Architect Andrew Franz first caught our eye when we spotted his incredible renovation of a West Village townhouse just months ago. Since then, we’ve often found ourselves ogling his site for design inspiration, further falling in love with his ability to blend the old with the new through thoughtful material choices and a unique use of light and space. It goes without saying Andrew is a standout amongst the city’s seemingly inexhaustible supply of homogeneous architects.

We recently caught up with Andrew to find out about some of his latest projects, how collaboration plays into his process, and how he approaches the design of homes and buildings in a dynamic and storied environment such as New York City. Keep reading to find out what he had to share with us.

Read our interview with Andrew here

Architecture, Interiors, Soho

Soho Penthouse designed by Andrew Franz Architect

To design this cheerful penthouse home, architect Andrew Franz had to take a trip back in American history. Though his client — a filmmaker — was French, she wanted space to ooze retro, post-World War II charm.

More pictures of the colorful penthouse home right this way

Architecture, Green Design, West Village 

Hudson Street Townhouse designed by Andrew Franz Architect

In recent years, the West Village has become one of the hippest areas in New York City, thanks to a slew of celebrity residents and its reputation as the epicenter of the cupcake boom.

But at its heart, the neighborhood is still one of the most picturesque and charming in town, dotted with historic townhouses that have been around for decades. Tasked with restoring one of those iconic brick buildings, architect Andrew Franz sought to maintain its original character, while giving the owners a home that’s both spacious and functional.

There’s a gorgeous rooftop garden you just have to see…



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