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Andre Kikoski, AIA, LEED AP, is the founding principal of Andre Kikoski Architect -- an internationally renowned firm that consistently creates compelling design in a variety of social and cultural contexts. The firm’s diverse portfolio includes iconic cultural, residential, hospitality and retail projects for accomplished entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and taste-makers including The Guggenheim Museum, The Related Companies at Hudson Yards, The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Kohler Companies, Ligne Roset, Saks Fifth Avenue, Swarovski Crystal, and most recently DHA Capital at 75 Kenmare Street.  Grounded by enduring architectural principles and driven by innovation, the firm is currently engaged in projects are located throughout North America, Asia and Europe.

 Andre Kikoski Architect’s fastidious approach produces architecture that unifies people by engaging their memory, activating their senses and creating emotional connection points.  The Wright at the Guggenheim is a unique place to converge in and around art, literally weaving artistry into the very fabric of design. One Hudson Yards features amenities and residences that provide comfort and conviviality, condensing the social landscape of an entire neighborhood inside a single new building.  75 Kenmare’s handcrafted cast concrete exterior elevates a common building material to create inspired architecture for the benefit of residents and the community alike. Whether designing a building, an interior, or anything in between, the firm’s mission is to provide places for people to come together and create community. 

 A recipient of the American Institute of Architect’s Institute Honor Award, Andre Kikoski Architect has garnered over 44 international design awards and is featured in over 1,000 publications across 30 countries.  A frequent lecturer in Asia, Europe and North and South America, Andre received his Master’s degree in Architecture at Harvard University, where he earned Distinctions for Innovation in Design and Technology, and is a Trustee of the Van Alen Institute and Alumni Council Emeritus at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Prior to founding the firm, Andre trained in the offices of I. M. Pei, Richard Meier, and Peter Eisenman. 



Best of BD West Awards

Finalist, 2019

Named to Interior Design Power Grid

PowerGrid 100, 2019

PowergGrid 50, 2018

PowergGrid 100, 2017

Interior Design NYCxDesign Awards

Winner, Contract Wall Covering, 2019
Finalist, Residential Lobby and Amenity Spaces, 2018

Novum 2019 Awards

Finalist, 2019

Cooper Hewitt Awards

Finalist, Interior Design, 2019,
Finalist, Architecture, 2016

The Architecture MasterPrize

Winner, Interior Design Rooms and Zones, 2018

World Interiors News Award

Finalist, Residential Development Interiors, 2018

SARA National Design Awards

Winner, Award of Honor, 2018

Architect’s Newspaper

Named Top 50 Interior Architect, 2018

BUILD Architecture Awards

Winner, Most Innovative Private Residential Design Firm - New York, 2018

Winner, Build Award for Excellence in Hospitality Architecture, 2018


LUX Leading Designers Awards

Winner, New York’s Most Innovative Design Firm, 2018

Corporate LiveWire Architecture Awards

Winner, Residential Architect of the Year, 2018

DrivenXDesign New York Design Awards

Finalist, Residential Constructed, 2017

Interior Design Best of Year

Finalist, 2018 One Hudson Yards Lobby and Amenity Spaces

Finalist, 2016 Kallista One Decorative

Finalist, 2011

Winner, 2010

BUILD Architecture Awards

Winner, Multi-Disciplinary Design Firm of the Year, 2016

Winner, Best High-End New York Hospitality Design, 201

WAN Specialist Awards

Finalist, 21 for 21, 2015

Finalist, 21 for 21, 2014

Finalist, 21 for 21, 2012


Rising Star in Design, 2013

American Institute of Architects Awards

Institute Honor Award, 201

WAN Interior Design Awards

Finalist, Restaurant & Bar, 2011

AIA New York Design Awards

Award of Merit, 2011

Award of Excellence, 2010


AIA New York Design Awards

Award of Merit, 2011

Award of Excellence, 2010

AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards

Winner, 2011

Building Brooklyn Awards

Winner, 2011

Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design

Fine Dining, Grand Prize Winner, 2010

James Beard Foundation Awards

Winner, Outstanding Restaurant Design Award, 2010

Finalist, Outstanding Restaurant Design Award, 2002

International Restaurant and Bar Design Awards

Finalist, 2010

Conde Nast Traveler Innovation and Design Awards

Finalist, 2010

IES Illumination Awards

Award of Merit, 2010

Lumen Award, Illumination Engineering Society

Award of Merit, 2010

Award of Merit, 2002