The Frick Collection unveils new design for upgrade and expansion by Selldorf Architects

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Architect
Selldorf Architects
Project team
Beyer Blinder Belle.- Executive Architect. Lynden B. Miller.- Garden Designer and Preservationist. Sciame Construction.- LLC, Construction Manager. Guy Nordenson & Associates.- with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger. Associates, Inc. P.C..- Structural Engineers. Kohler Ronan.- LLC, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection. Security and IT Engineering. Atelier Ten.- Sustainability. WSP.- LEED administration. Arup, Façade, Windows & Skylights and Theatre.- Acoustics & AV. Samuel Anderson Architects.- Objects and Book Conservation. L’Observatoire International.- Lighting Design. Dharam Consulting.- Cost Estimating
Frick Leadership
Ian Wardropper.- Director. Elizabeth M. Eveillard.- Chair of the Board of Trustees. Dr. James S. Reibel.- Chair of the Architecture and Long-Range Planning. Committee of the Board of Trustees
Construction Budget
$160 million
Areas
Current.- 179,000 square feet. Future.- 197,000 square feet (10% increase) Repurposed Space.- 60,000 square feet. New Construction.- 27,000 square feet
Lugar
1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA

Selldorf Architects - Annabelle Selldorf Selldorf Architects

Selldorf Architects. 65-person architectural design practice founded in New York in 1988 by Annabelle Selldorf, Selldorf Architects creates public and private spaces that manifest a clear and modern sensibility of enduring impact. The firm has particular expertise creating architecture that enhances the experience of art, having worked internationally on numerous museums, galleries, art foundations, and other cultural projects.

Past projects include the Neue Galerie in New York, which, like the Frick, was originally designed in 1914 by Carrère and Hastings; the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA; LUMA Arles, a new center for contemporary art in Southern France; and galleries for David Zwirner and Hauser & Wirth, amongst others. Current projects include the expansion of the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego and the Swiss Institute in New York, which will open in June 2018.
 

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