On April 15, Annabelle Selldorf will be giving the annual Paul S. Byard Memorial Lecture at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Titled “Building Continuity,” the lecture will shed light on the office’s approach to working with historic buildings, understanding materials and their history, and balancing restoration with new interventions.
Whitman-Walker Health System’s redevelopment in Washington, DC, is now officially known as Liz. Named after HIV activist and actress Elizabeth Taylor, the Selldorf Architects-designed mixed-use project is a joint venture between Whitman-Walker and Fivesquares Development and is scheduled for completion in June of this year.
Selldorf Architects is truly honored to be working with World Monuments Fund (WMF) on the design of an Interpretation Center at the Qianlong Garden within the iconic Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The new Visitor’s Center will be located in an existing, restored structure within the Qianlong Garden and will grant unprecedented public access to the site.
Wishing you all a season full of love, laughter and prosperity!
This year’s holiday card features an ensemble of embellished holiday gnomes brought to you by the creative kids of Selldorf.
We are thrilled to be named to the 2019 AD100 list of today’s top talent in architecture and design. It is always an honor to be featured alongside the world’s best in the field.
Featured in this year’s list is our expansion and renovation project of The Frick Collection.
Alongside the Department of Environmental Protection, Hazen and Sawyer Engineers, and DLANDstudio, Selldorf Architects presented updated designs for The Gowanus CSO (Combined Sewage Overflow) facility and head house at the Community Board 6 Parks/Recreation/Environmental Protection Committee meeting on Wednesday October 17th.
We are pleased to announce that the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) broke ground on the Selldorf Architects-Designed expansion project this morning. A special ceremony was held to celebrate this significant milestone in the project.
Selldorf Architects has designed a major reinstallation of the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. The project included a renovation of all aspects of the gallery design including lighting. The reinstallation encompasses all seven of the High’s curatorial departments and is the first comprehensive revision of the gallery spaces since the High’s 2005 expansion.
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.
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.
We are excited to share Annabelle Selldorf’s essay contribution to NewCities with her thoughts on the field of architecture and gender equity. The essay is part of the series “The Future of Women in Cities,” published on the occasion of International Women’s Day.