Ian Wardropper, Director of The Frick Collection, joins Annabelle Selldorf, Principal of Selldorf Architects, in a lively point/counterpoint conversation with Carrie Rebora Barratt, CEO and President of the New York Botanical Garden. As Mr. Wardropper presents the puzzles of the Frick’s programmatic imperative, Ms. Selldorf supplies the architect’s solutions. The resulting visionary plans for renovation include the promise of visitation to the stunning second floor of the house, the preservation of the gardens and found spaces for conservation, educational programs, and the digital transformation of research in the renowned library. The conversation focuses on the efficacy of client and architect relationship on an historic building.
A discussion of recent projects at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in the Gund Hall Piper Auditorium.
As part of the 2017 Lecture Series at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Architecture, and in collaboration with University of Pittsburgh, Annabelle Selldorf presented recent work in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium.
Annabelle Selldorf and Michael Bierut (Partner at Pentagram, Senior Critic at Yale School of Design and graphic designer of Selldorf’s newly released monograph) were in conversation in the Rare Book Room at the Strand Book Store to discuss the buildings and landscapes included in the monograph. The discussion was moderated by David Breslin, chief curator at the Menil Drawing Institute in Houston, Texas.
Annabelle Selldorf presented her firm’s current work in Cooper Union’s Great Hall, followed by a discussion with Billie Tsien of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners.