Chelsea Townhouse, Selldorf Architects

The Frick Collection

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.

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.

Westchester County House

Located on a 13-acre protected, wooded site, this private residence is an experience of art and nature. The client’s extensive collection of contemporary art is on view throughout the house and specifically accommodated within three dedicated galleries.

Latest News:


September 21, 2021

We’re delighted Annabelle Selldorf has been named Design Leader of Architectural Record 2021 Women in Architecture Awards. Recognizing five women as inspiring leaders in architecture and beyond, the other honorees are visual artist Amanda Williams, New Generation Leader; Julie Bargmann (D.I.R.T.), Innovator; Deborah Berke (Yale School of Architecture and Deborah Berke Partners), Educator, and Tamarah Begay (Indigenous Design Studio + Architecture), Activist. In its eighth year, the awards recognize and promote the role of women in the architecture field across the U.S.


July 14, 2021

The National Gallery in London announced that the team led by Selldorf Architects has been selected to complete a suite of capital projects to mark the Gallery’s Bicentenary, with an initial phase to be completed in 2024. The team, comprised of Purcell, Vogt Landscape, Arup, AEA Consulting, Pentagram, Kaizen, and Kendrick Hobbs will work with the National Gallery to complete the initial phase of works to its Trafalgar Square buildings to greatly improve the ‘welcome’ it provides to the millions of visitors it receives each year.

Selldorf Architects Partners with New York City College of Technology on Two Initiatives

June 24, 2021

Selldorf Architects is pleased to partner with New York City College of Technology’s Department of Architectural Technology on two initiatives as part of the firm’s ongoing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts. The first is the establishment of the Selldorf Architects Scholarship, an annual award given to students with strong design and technical skills. The inaugural recipients are Rafia Amin and Ololade Owolabi, fourth year students pursuing their Bachelor of Architecture.