NYU's Department of German, together with Deutsches Haus at NYU, will proudly present the 2023 Ulfers Foundation Award to Annabelle Selldorf, the Principal of Selldorf Architects, a 70-person architectural design practice that she founded in New York City in 1988. The event will feature a conversation between Annabelle Selldorf and Rosalie Genevro. Annabelle Selldorf is the Principal of the architectural design practice Selldorf Architects. The firm creates public and private spaces that manifest a clear and modern sensibility to enduring impact. Since its inception, the firm’s design ethos has been deeply rooted in the principles of humanism. In New York City, Annabelle Selldorf has designed the Neue Galerie New York: Museum for German and Austrian Art on Fifth Avenue and numerous galleries for David Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth, Barbara Gladstone, and Michael Werner amongst others. Born and raised in Germany, she received a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a Master of Architecture from Syracuse University. She is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and serves on the Board of the Architectural League of New York, the World Monuments Fund, the Chinati Foundation, and the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Additionally, Ms. Selldorf is a board member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2014 was the recipient of their prestigious Award in Architecture, and in 2016 received the AIA New York Medal of Honor. The Ulfers Foundation Award is presented by the New York University Department of German in recognition of an individual whose achievements have served to promote and highlight German culture and history. This award is endowed with a $5000 grant.
6:00pm - 7:30pm on Monday, March 20th 2023
In-person at Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003