Frank Mandell

Frank Mandell

New York, NY, US



Frank Mandell is an Architectural Designer based in New York. He completed his BA at Bard College in 2013, MA at Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London in 2014, and M.Arch at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation in 2020. Frank has previously collaborated with a number of design, arts, and research practices in New York, and most recently worked with Studio Joseph, on the renovation of the Library of Congress.

He is the recipient of several awards, including the Ali Jawad Malik Memorial History/Theory Honor Award, the Buell Center Paris Prize (for the project "Toxic Entanglements"), the Percival and Naomi Goodman Fellowship (for the project ""), and others.



Fogarty Finger Architecture, New York, NY, US, Designer

May 2021 - current

Studio Joseph, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Aug 2020 - Dec 2020

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Aug 2018 - May 2020

2x4, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

May 2019 - Aug 2019

N H D M Architecture + Urbanism, New York, NY, US, Project Assistant

May 2019 - Jul 2019

Columbia Books on Architecture and the City, New York, NY, US, Editorial Assistant

Jun 2018 - Sep 2018

Jesse Seegers, New York, NY, US, Project Assistant

Feb 2018 - Aug 2018

Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, New York, NY, US, Gallery and Fabrication Assistant

Sep 2017 - May 2018

Richard Mosse, New York, NY, US, Studio Manager

Aug 2015 - Dec 2016

Arakawa + Gins, New York, NY, US, Architecture Intern

Nov 2014 - Aug 2015


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, GSAPP

Aug 2017 - May 2020

Goldsmiths, University of London, London, GB, Masters, Centre for Research Architecture

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, US, Bachelors, Languages & Literature

Sep 2009 - May 2013


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