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.
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.
We are excited to share that Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles has been awarded the Los Angeles Conservancy’s 2018 Chair’s Award, recognizing its significant role in the preservation of Los Angeles’ unique historic sites.
The late-19th and early-20th century former mill and food manufacturing facility was transformed into a contemporary and multi-disciplinary arts center. The design prioritized the preservation of the original buildings’ distinctive industrial character and enhanced its connection to the neighborhood’s artistic and historic context. The project includes galleries, event space, offices, a book shop, restaurant and large courtyard used for a variety of programming. Selldorf Architects acted as the consulting architect for the project, which was led by the LA-based firm Create Space.
We are pleased to announce that Selldorf Architects has been selected to design a major reinstallation of the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. The reinstallation will involve all seven of the High’s curatorial departments and will emphasize key concepts across genres and time periods. The project will encompass the original Richard Meier designed Stent Family Wing as well as the 2005 addition by Renzo Piano – the Wieland Pavilion and Anne Cox Chambers Wing. Working with the Museum, Selldorf Architects will develop all aspects of gallery design and space planning, including wall configurations, casework design and fabrication, object placement and mounting, lighting and gallery wayfinding and signage. The work is set to commence in late spring of this year and will be open to the public in the fall.
LUMA Arles, a new contemporary art center in Arles, France, received a 2018 Architecture Merit Award from AIANY! Announced at the annual Center for Architecture Design Awards Jury Symposium, the project repurposes the industrial ruins of a 16-acre rail depot for Fondation LUMA. Congratulations to the team, including landscape architects Bureau Bas Smets and executive architects C + D Architecture. Learn more about the project here.