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Anne Fairfax is an American architect, based in New York. Ms. Fairfax graduated the Architecture Faculty of The University of Virginia in 1985. As part of her studies, she attended an Architecture Study Programme in Venice Italy in 1985 and the Attingham Summer School in 1999. Ms Fairfax is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. She is also the chairman of the Merchant's House Museum, a small house museum, in Manhattan.


Ms Anne Fairfax started a partnership with Richard Franklin Sammons, in 1992. The firm Fairfax & Sammons Architects specializes in traditional and classical design. From 1989- 1992 she was partner in Anne Fairfax Design Partners in Honolulu developing projects in traditional residential architecture.

Anne Fairfax's work has been awarded with a number of prizes. In 2004, her firm was awarded the Masterworks Award from the Municipal Art Society in New York. In 2003, she received the Interior Design Award from Old House Journal. The U.S. Department of Education gave Ms Fairfax, in 1990, the prize for the Best Design of Environmental Education.

In 1983, American Institute of Graphic Art honoured her with the Award for Book Design and the Art Direction Magazine gave her the Certificate of Merit in Book Design. In 1983 the Honolulu Advertising Federation presented her with the Award for Excellence in Design.

Most recently, she was a graduate-level studio design professor at The Georgia Institute of Technology School of Architecture and was awarded The Harrison Associates Scholar in Historic Preservation in 2004. She also acts as a tutor and advisor at the Institute for Classical America and Classical Architecture.

In 1996 Ms. Fairfax was an instructor at the The Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture American Summer Program for architecture design studio. She also was an instructor for a course in typography and architecture at The Institute for the Study of Classical Architecture in 1992.


Further information

Fairfax&Sammons Architects P.C.
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New York 10014
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