Anne Fairfax

Fairfax & Sammons

67 Gansevoort Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10014


Anne has served as a project architect and as on-site construction administrator for several large private estates. She has designed many new houses of traditional design and restored numerous historic houses in locales such as Barbados, Virginia, and Honolulu where she was brought up and had an architectural practice before moving to New York. She established Fairfax & Sammons Architects, P.C. over twelve years ago with Richard Sammons, her partner in marriage as well as business. The firm has grown to some twenty members, and is committed to an architecture of both tradition and innovation.

Drawing inspiration from the wellspring of classical traditions, the company has developed a body of work that reflects the theories of proportion and order which have been passed down through scholarship and practice for generations. At once beautiful and practical, this traditional design offers solutions to contemporary issues in architecture today. Situated in New York's historic Greenwich Village as well as Palm Beach, Florida, Fairfax & Sammons offers the full scope of architectural services, including design, construction drawings, and on-site construction administration. Projects range in location all over the United States and around the world and the firm holds the strong belief that the project be designed for its particular place and also be tailored to the specific needs of the client.

They are well-known for their care and expertise in proportion and scale in our design. Providing full-scale drawings for design details is just one way they assure that the project is in keeping with the intent. Fairfax and Sammons has shown great interest in the survival and well-being of some of the greatest historic towns. They have won numerous awards and have been published for their restoration work in Greenwich village, to acting as a catalyst for preserving Charleston, South Carolina, to designing traditional neighborhoods in England.

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