Andrew Lyon studied at UCLA School of Art before receiving an A.B. in Architectural Studies from Brown University in 2003 and a Masters of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture in 2006.
At Yale he received the Wendy Elizabeth Blanning Prize, as well as the Christopher Tunnard Fellowship for excellence in planning and urban design. Andrew is a Partner at The Functionality and currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture.
As Partner, he has lead the studio’s growth and projects to completed work in London, Los Angeles, and New York. The work has been published in Plan Magazine, Wallpaper, Dezeen, It’s Nice That and in The Architects Newspaper, both web and print based. The studio was recognized in 2010 in Wall Paper’s graduate directory. Andrew has had written work published in Junk Jet and Clog. Current projects include a home in Santa Barbara, CA, A sculpture in London, and a gallery in Los Angeles.
He has taught workshops at The Harvard Graduate School of Design, a design build studio at The Southern California Institute of Architecture and was a design studio teaching assistant at Yale. He has sat on juries as a critic at the Rhode Island School of Design, UCLA school of Architecture, Otis College of Art, Art Center School of Design, Woodbury University School of Architecture, Yale School of Architecture and Columbia University.