ANNABELLE SELLDORF PRESENTS 2023 LINBURY LECTURE AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON
The annual Linbury Lecture features distinguished speakers who present illustrated talks delving into themes related to the National Gallery’s history and collections. In 2023, Annabelle Selldorf was invited to deliver the lecture, focusing on the connection between architecture and art within museum settings. The lecture took place at the Royal Academy of Arts on December 1, 2023. Following the lecture, she was joined in conversation by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, Director of the National Gallery, and answered questions from Vicky Richardson, Head of Architecture at the Royal Academy, and from the audience.
THE SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM REOPENS MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERIES
The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Modern and Contemporary Art galleries, closed since 2021 for renovation by Selldorf Architects, reopened on September 22, 2023. The project has greatly enhanced the space for the display of the collection by doubling the amount of wall space and creating new dynamic circulation patterns to reinforce the fluidity between artistic disciplines and historical narratives.
SELLDORF ARCHITECTS’ TWIN PORCELAIN-CLAD SKYSCRAPERS ON THE BROOKLYN WATERFRONT REVEALED
Designed by Selldorf Architects, One Domino Square is the latest addition to the iconic Domino Sugar Refinery redevelopment site. Far into construction, Selldorf Architects is working with Two Trees Management and Executive Architects dencityworks architecture. The buildings anchor the southernmost point of the 11-acre public park and are directly adjacent to Domino Square, an open park piazza, which is also under construction.
SELLDORF ARCHITECTS DESIGNS A NEW SUSTAINABLE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AND UPGRADES SITE’S RESILIENCY FOR NYC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
In continuous operation 24 hours a day, the program for the new building includes offices, storage, and fleet maintenance spaces for DOT’s Fleet Management and Roadway, Repair and Maintenance (RRM) divisions. Additionally, the project will modernize and improve the infrastructure across approximately 170,000 sf of the active industrial site, providing, for the first time, clear wayfinding amongst newly organized zones for workers and vehicles.
ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO REVEALS INITIAL DESIGN FOR MAJOR EXPANSION
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) has revealed initial designs for the Dani Reiss Modern and Contemporary Gallery. Designed with Diamond Schmitt, and Two Row Architect the expansion project will provide an additional 40,000 sf of galleries for the AGO’s growing collection of modern and contemporary art, increasing the museum’s total space available to display art by 30%.
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HIRSHHORN ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF SOM | SELLDORF ARCHITECTS TO UNDERTAKE THE LARGEST REVITALIZATION IN MUSEUM’S HISTORY
The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has announced the selection of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Selldorf Architects (SOM | Selldorf) to jointly develop a modernization plan for the Museum’s interior and plaza.
THE NATIONAL GALLERY SECURES RESOLUTION TO GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS
Selldorf Architects is honored to share that Westminster City Council has granted the National Gallery with planning permission for a series of sensitive adaptations to its buildings on Trafalgar Square. Coinciding with the Gallery’s Bicentenary in 2024, the projects will create a world-class welcome to the millions of visitors it receives each year.