Frank André is a principal and lead design architect for Hord Coplan Macht. With over 30 years of professional experience that includes higher education, retail, commercial, and cultural institutions, his strong focus and passion is urban multifamily mixed-use architecture. He draws on his broad experience to find creative solutions to complex design challenges. Frank leads the design effort and is responsible for designing some of HCM’s most complex high-rise residential mixed-use projects, including some transit- and sports-oriented developments.
With responsive design as a steadfast focus, he prides himself on crafting solutions that evolve from a deep understanding of the technical aspects of architecture and are rooted in the history and culture of the site and context. He measures a project’s success by the meaningful impact it has on the life of its city.
He is committed to the architecture industry, having taught at Georgia Tech and Princeton, and having served as a visiting critic at Georgia Tech, Columbia University, City College of New York, and University of Maryland.