Architect Talk: The Humanistic Designs of Annabelle Selldorf

Date(s) - 10/09/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Architecture Foundation

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Architect Talk: The Humanistic Designs of Annabelle Selldorf

Chicago Architecture Foundation

October 9, 2018, 6pm

Selldorf Architects is a world-renowned firm focused on creating elegant and exacting spaces that respect local conditions and honor the people who use them. The firm’s projects represent some of the best examples of contextual design happening today. In this talk and interview, founder Annabelle Selldorf will share details about some of her firm’s most recent and innovative projects, including the in-progress expansion of the Frick Collection in New York; a new arts center in Arles, France that repurposes a 19th Century rail depot; and a selection of residential mid-rises.

Program Speaker: Annabelle Selldorf

Annabelle Selldorf

Annabelle Selldorf is the founder and Principal of Selldorf Architects, a 70-person architectural design practice in New York City. The firm creates public and private spaces deeply rooted in humanism. Clients include institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The Clark Art Institute, Neue Galerie New York and Brown University. In addition, the firm has created numerous galleries and exhibitions for David Zwirner, the Whitney and the Venice Art Biennale. The firm has designed the largest recycling facility and education center in the United States; the Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility, which is located on the Brooklyn waterfront