Andrew Moss is an adjunct with the School of Architecture. He is Owner & Principal of mossArchitects, an 11-person architectural firm based in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Andrew is a licensed, NCARB certified architect with over twenty-five years of extensive experience in a variety of project types, budgets, and a talent to design innovative spaces that spark praise and enjoyment. Andrew Moss began his architectural career with the Pittsburgh urban planning firm UDA. A Pittsburgh native and graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (BArch ‘89), Andrew returned to Pittsburgh in 2003, inspired by the change and potential he saw in this city. Prior to starting his own firm, he was a Principal at Semple Brown Design in Denver, CO and was instrumental in many of the firm's numerous AIA Design Awards and AIA Denver Firm of the Year award in 2002.
He has worked on a wide variety of Pittsburgh projects including the Master Plan of East Liberty Town Square, the Penn Avenue Corridor Master Plan, numerous restaurants, offices, and many residences—both single-family and multi-family. Many of Andrew’s projects are community focused neighborhood infill projects. Andrew’s designs generally bring a modern aesthetic that artfully integrates itself into the inherent fabric of site and context. He has received recognition and various awards for his work and achievements including the 1999 AIA Denver Young Architect Award and recognition by Pittsburgh Magazine’s Home of the Year. Andrew Moss currently serves on the board of the City of Pittsburgh Art Commission.