Chelsea Townhouse, Selldorf Architects

Luma Arles

Luma Arles is a new contemporary art center that brings together artists, researchers, and creators from every field to collaborate on multi-disciplinary works and exhibitions.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Selldorf Architects was tasked with creating new architecture for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla that would give greater meaning to the whole, better connect the Museum to its spectacular coastal setting, provide significantly more gallery space, and create a more welcoming and clear entry.

21 East 12th Street

This new 118,500 sf mixed-use project is located on the corner of University Place and East 12th Street in Greenwich Village. The primary urban opportunities of the site are to connect to the thriving pedestrian activity and contribute to the public’s experience of the streetscape.

The Mwabwindo School

The Mwabwindo School will serve primary students in southern Zambia, located in a rural area where travel distance to school is one of the biggest impediments to quality education.

10 Bond Street

This new 34,000 sf residential building makes a strong contribution to New York’s NoHo neighborhood, a landmarked district characterized by elegant loft structures built during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


The Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility is a processing center for New York City’s curbside glass, metal, and plastic recyclables which is being undertaken by Sims Municipal Recycling and the City of New York.


For David Zwirner’s second location in Chelsea, Selldorf Architects designed a 30,000 sf building that is the first LEED certified commercial gallery in the U.S. The neighborhood’s industrial-aesthetic is the inspiration for the exposed concrete façade.

Latest News:

Pressing for Evolution in the Field: Annabelle Selldorf on Gender Equity in Architecture

March 14, 2018

We are excited to share Annabelle Selldorf’s essay contribution to NewCities with her thoughts on the field of architecture and gender equity. The essay is part of the series “The Future of Women in Cities,” published on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

The Swiss Institute to Open in June

March 14, 2018

We are thrilled to be working with the Swiss Institute on designing their new headquarters which will open on June 21 of this year.

The renovated 7,500 sf former bank building in the heart of the East Village offers spaces for exhibitions, projects and public programs, a library, a bookstore, and a public rooftop. The design allows for a more welcoming and flexible spaces to accommodate SI’s innovative and diverse programming.

SI will open with its inaugural exhibition, entitled “Readymades Belong to Everyone,” marking the 3rd edition of SI’s Annual Architecture & Design Series.

‘Italiana: Italy Through the Lens of Fashion 1971-2001′ Exhibition Opens at the Palazzo Reale di Milano

March 14, 2018

Happy to have worked with Stefano Tonchi & Maria Luisa Frisa on ‘Italiana: Italy Through the Lens of Fashion 1971-2001.’ This amazing exhibition traces Italian history through fashion and is on show at the Palazzo Reale di Milano until May 6th.