Selldorf Architects is designing a major new expansion and enhancement of the Frick Collection; Honoring the architectural legacy and unique character of the Frick, the plan provides unprecedented access to the original 1914 home of Henry Clay Frick, preserves the intimate visitor experience and beloved galleries for which the Frick is known, and restores the 70th Street Garden.
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 pleased to announce that Annabelle will be teaching an Option Studio at the Harvard Graduate School of Design for the Fall 2018 semester.
Her studio, entitled “UTOPIA/DYSTOPIA: Living Post-Work” critically reimagines the role of architecture in the context of the past and present, and through the lens of a post-work reality, where labor, education, leisure, and living conditions many look radically different. Together the studio asks: how are the very structures that organize our lives going to shape and be reshaped by the built environment 30 years from now?
We are thrilled to announce the official opening of the Swiss Institute, which inaugurated its Selldorf-designed new space with the exhibition READYMADES BELONG TO EVERYONE. Built in 1952 this building on 38 St. Marks Pl in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan was purpose built as a bank. Selldorf Architects did full interior and exterior renovations to accommodate the Swiss Institute and their unique programming.
We are excited to share Selldorf Architect’s design for the expansion and enhancement of the Frick Collection. Honoring the architectural legacy and unique character of the Frick, the plan provides unprecedented access to the original 1914 home of Henry Clay Frick, preserves the intimate visitor experience and beloved galleries for which the Frick is known, and restores the 70th Street Garden.