AIA DC Award 2020

July 30, 2020

Liz, our 14th Street Corridor mixed-use project, has won a 2020 AIA|DC Washingtonian Residential Design Award for Multifamily Housing. 


Annabelle Selldorf designs limited-edition cover for Wallpaper*

April 23, 2020

The May 2020 issue of Wallpaper* features a 16-page headline article about the new Selldorf-designed ground-up gallery for Hauser & Wirth in West Chelsea, scheduled to open this fall. The limited-edition cover features a photograph from the building’s fifth floor public gallery taken by Annabelle during a recent site visit, and a quote from her: “Architecture remains abstract and lives only in one’s head until such time as things are physically evident.”

Sara Lopergolo named Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

February 26, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Partner Sara Lopergolo has been elevated to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. This is an honor awarded to AIA members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession. The program was developed to elevate those architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.  Only 3 percent of AIA members have this distinction.


Annabelle Selldorf is Design Co-Chair of The Winter Show 2020

January 24, 2020

Annabelle Selldorf is one of the Design Co-Chairs of this year’s Winter Show, the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring over 70 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the fair highlights a dynamic mix of works dating from ancient times through the present day and maintains the highest standards of quality in the art market.

Annabelle Selldorf gives Keynote Lecture at Women in Design 2020+

January 6, 2020

Annabelle Selldorf gave a Keynote Lecture to the audience of Women in Design 2020+, an international Conference and Exhibition curated by the HECAR Foundation, which aims to share stories of women around the world who have excelled in the field of architecture, construction, and other related design fields.

Happy Holidays from Selldorf Architects

December 23, 2019

Happy Holidays! Pictured here is the colorful terracotta on our newly completed mixed-use project “Liz” in Washington, D.C. co-developed by Fivesquares and Whitman-Walker Health with executive architects Core Architecture + Design and landscape architects Future Green Studio.

Luma Arles and 10 Bond Street receive AIA Design Awards

December 10, 2019

Luma Arles and 10 Bond Street have received Design Awards from AIA New York State Chapter.  Luma Arles, a contemporary art center in Arles, France, was given an Award of Merit in the Adaptive Reuse/Historic Preservation category. 10 Bond Street, a 34,000 sf building in New York’s NoHo neighborhood, was given an Award of Citation in the Residential Multi Family, Multiple Dwellings category. For more information on the projects, see 10 Bond and Luma Arles on our website.

Selldorf Architects included in the 2020 AD100

December 5, 2019

We are thrilled to be included again on Architectural Digest’s AD100 list. The magazine features the living room of our Maupin-Tonchi Osborne Apartment, a project that illustrates harmony between the client’s vintage furniture collection, modern artwork, and new Vica furniture including the 90-degree table, custom side chairs, and the wonderful chandelier created in collaboration with Seguso.

Rubell Museum opens in Miami

December 2, 2019
This week the Rubell family welcomed their first visitors to the new Rubell Museum in a Selldorf-designed, 100,000 sf campus in the Allapattah neighborhood of Miami. The museum was created through the adaptive re-use of six industrial structures that were transformed into one coherent whole. The expansion of the collection into this single-story campus is not just an opportunity for the public to engage more deeply with the art, but with the neighborhood as well.

Selldorf-Designed “Liz” Building is Dedicated in Washington, D.C.

November 8, 2019

On November 6, the 14th Street mixed-use development known as “Liz” was officially dedicated, with city officials, Whitman-Walker Health, Fivesquares Development and Annabelle Selldorf giving speeches at the ceremony. “Let this project be a reminder that housing, cultural space, and medical care are imperative to how this city moves forward,” said D.C. Mayor Bowser.

NYLPF Presents Lunch at a Landmark with Annabelle Selldorf

October 15, 2019

Annabelle Selldorf was the honored guest at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Foundation’s annual “Lunch at a Landmark” event at The Morgan Library & Museum on Monday, Oct 7. The NYLPF was established in 1980 to support the work of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and to foster public awareness of preservation through education outreach. Included in the program was a brief presentation of the firm’s work followed by a conversation with Barry Bergdoll.


The Mwabwindo School Opens to 250 students and community in Zambia

October 11, 2019

Selldorf Architects celebrated the grand opening of the Mwabwindo School during the 14+ Foundation’s annual gala alongside collaborators from Silman Enginering, Renfro Design Group and Studio 189. The school recently welcomed 250 students from preschool through 7th grade with a curriculum supplemented by arts and Montessori-based programs.