AGENCIE is a technically driven, solutions focused design practice with comprehensive experience in Architecture, Structural Engineering, and Construction Management. We have accomplished over 150 projects totaling in excess of $200 million in construction value in the USA and Canada.

We hold expertise across a range of building categories. We’ve worked in historic buildings, on ground-up projects, in ex-urban and rural settings. We have dealt with many different construction types, and feel at home whether its timber, concrete, or steel construction.

We have worked extensively with private clients, commercial enterprises, and institutional organizations. We enjoy working with the  many stakeholders whose specific passions about a project are integral to the design solution. We leverage your project’s unique opportunities to obtain the best, most valuable result.


Professional Services Offered in:

  • Architecture
  • Interiors
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Façade Engineering
  • Curtain Wall Design
  • Design-Build
  • Value Engineering
  • Product Development
  • Real Estate Development
  • Feasibility Studies



  • Andrés Ulises Cortés, Architect
    Andrés Ulises Cortés, Architect

    Andrés Ulises Cortés is co-founder of Agencie Architecture & Engineering, and founder of Urban Umbrella, a Venture backed specialty scaffolding manufacturer with active projects in USA, Canada, and Europe.  Andrés has 20+ years experience as Architect and Builder of high fidelity spaces, buildings, and infrastructural objects.  Andrés is a LEED Accredited Professional, NCARB Certified, and licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida.  Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Andrés holds diplomas in Architecture from the University of Michigan and from Columbia University.

  • Sarrah Khan, PE
    Sarrah Khan, PE

    Sarrah is co-founder of Agencie Architecture & Engineering. Sarrah is a career long educator who has taught at Yale, Georgia Tech & Pratt, and currently directs the Building Systems stream at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture. Previously, Sarrah worked with Bernard Tschumi Architects, and Buro Happold Engineering, designing some of the most geometrically complex structures in the world, including the roof at the United States Institute of Peace and the Chuck Hoberman designed retractable Winter Olympics Medals Arch. Sarrah holds diplomas in Civil Engineering and Architecture from McGill University, and Columbia University.