Robert Siegel Architects

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not to be confused with Robert Siegel, co-founder of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects
Robert Siegel Architects
Architect firm
Founded 1991
Headquarters New York City, United States
Key people
Robert Siegel
Website website

Robert Siegel Architects is a New York City based architecture firm with the business in creation of public buildings, academic and cultural facilities, and commercial and residential interiors. The company is an award-winning, international architecture firm with projects throughout the United States, Korea, China, and Japan.

Robert Siegel Architects has designed a variety of building types, including major civic commissions such as the U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine and the Korean Embassy in Beijing, China. University projects include the Miller Theater at Columbia University,[1] new Residence Halls for Bard College, and major renovations to the seminal Dance and Music buildings at SUNY Purchase. Robert designed the new auditorium building for Capital One, the Swissair First / Business Class Lounge at JFK Airport, and interiors for Tishman Hotels. The firm also designs residential buildings for private clients.

About Robert Siegel[edit]

Robert Siegel established his private practice in 1991 after earning his Master of Science in Architecture from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. He has taught architectural design and building technology at Parsons School of Design, Syracuse University, the Boston Architectural Center, Pratt Institute, City College, and NJIT. Robert is the former chair of the AIA New York Chapter Committee on the Environment and is a founding member of the Advisory Board for Syracuse University’s Study Abroad program. Appointed by the Commissioner of the United States Public Building Service, Robert Siegel serves as a National Peer Reviewer for Design Excellence in Architecture.[2]

Robert Siegel is registered in New York State and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He is also a former Chairman of the New York City Chapter AIA Committee on the Environment.[3]

Projects[edit]

(most recent on top)

  • United States Land Port of Entry- Calais, Maine[4]
  • Bard College Residence Halls - Annandale-on-Hudson, New York[4][5]
  • Swissair First Class and Business Class Lounge - John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, New York[4][6]
  • SUNY College at Purchase Dance Conservatory - Purchase, New York[4][7]
  • SUNY College at Purchase Music Conservatory - Purchase, New York[4]
  • Razor and Tie - New York, New York[4]
  • Pohang City Hall - Pohang, Korea[4]
  • Capital One Auditorium - McLean, Virginia[4]
  • 53 North Moore Lobby - New York, New York[4]
  • Sunwall - Washington, DC[4]
  • Egyptian Museum Competition - Egypt
  • King Penthouse - New York, New York
  • Private House Addition - United States
  • Kawaja Penthouse - New York, NY
  • Dixon Loft - New York, NY
  • Biblioteca de Mexico - Mexico City[4]
  • Balsam Loft - New York, New York
  • Bauman Apartment - New York, New York
  • Korean Embassy - Beijing, China[4][8]
  • Korean Foreign Ministry - Seoul, Korea[4]
  • National Museum of Korea - Seoul, Korea[4]
  • Higashi-Gotanda Master Plan - Tokyo, Japan[4]
  • Swiss Center Façade & Shared Facility for Swissair, Switzerland Tourism and Reusch International - New York, NY[4]
  • Pfizer Conference Center - Jersey City, NJ[4]
  • Modular Urban Housing - Pittsburgh, PA
  • New York Comprehensive Care Center - New York, NY[4]
  • W Residence - New York, NY
  • Urban Playground - Volunteers of America Bronx Early Learning Center[4]
  • Becker House - Gloucester, MA[4]

Recognition[edit]

Awards[edit]

2011 AIA New York State Design Award, Award[9]
U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine

2010 U.S. General Services Administration Design Excellence Award, Award[10]
U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine

2008 FHWA Transportation Planning Excellence, Honorable Mention
U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine

2007 AIA New York City Design Award, Award
U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine

2007 AIA Westchester Design Honor Award for Historic Preservation, Award
Dance Conservatory at SUNY Purchase

Award of Excellence, Best Building, Low Rise, NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards
Capital One Auditorium

Award of Merit, Best Interiors, Building Common Area (for Atrium), NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards
Capital One Auditorium

2003 Pohang City Hall Design/Build Competition, 2nd Place
Design build competition for the city hall

2001 AIA New York State Design Award, Award
Bard College Residence Halls

1999 AIA/Boston Sustainable Design Awards, Special Award for Urban Intervention
Urban Playground, Bronx, NY

1996 AIA New York City Design Award, Award
Recycled Ground – An Urban Playground

1995 Korean Embassy in China Design Competition, 1st Place Design Commission
Korean Embassy in Beijing, China

1995 National Museum of Korea Competition, Honorable Mention

1994 AIA New York City Design Award, Award
Recycled Ground – An Urban Playground

1992 Pittsburgh Housing Competition, Honorable Mention

Publications[edit]

2012 New American Luxury "Taking It Up an Octave," March 2012[11]

2012 OA Perspectives "Environmentally Friendly Pre-Fabricated Housing," March 2012[12]

2012 AECCafe "United States Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine by Robert Siegel Architects," March 2012[13]

2011 Bangor Daily News "Ground Broken on New Eco-friendly Van Buren Port of Entry," June 2011[14]

2011 Eco-Structure "Red, White, Blue, and Green: Calais, Maine," March/April 2011[15]

2011 Facilities Management News "GSA Awards Showcase the Best in Public Architecture," January 2011[16]

2011 Metropolis Magazine "Roadside Attractions," January 2011[17]

2011 Awareness Into Action "Green, Safe and Secure: America's 21st Century Civic Architecture," January 2011[18]

2010 "Metropolitan Home Design 100: The Last Word on Modern Interiors," October 2010[19]

2010 Vanity Fair "Architecture in the Age of Gehry," August 2010[20]

2010 Architect "U.S. Land Port of Entry," June 2010[21]

2010 Bedford-Katonah Patch "New Guide Offers Visitors a View of Modern Katonah," June 2010[22]

2010 re:view "U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais,Maine - a landmark created by Robert Siegel Architects," Summer 2010[23]

2009 Bangor Metro "First Impressions," December 2009[24]

2009 GSA "GSA Greens the US Border, Opens LEED-Gold Border Station in Calais, Maine," November 2009[25]

2009 GSA "GSA Helps Unveil Historic Land Port," November 2009[26]

2009 Bangor Daily News "New Calais Border Crossing Opens," November 2009[27]

2009 Bangor Daily News "Calais Border Crossing Opens 9 a.m. Monday," November 2009[28]

2009 Architect "The Stimulus in 10 Minutes," June 2009[29]

2009 Metal Architecture "A Contradiction of Design," May 2009[30]

2009 Portland Press Herald "Not a usual 'government job' -- it's award-winning," March 2009[31]

2009 Calais Advertiser "New Land Port of Entry is Architectural Gem," January 2009[32]

2009 Bangor Daily News "Customs Facility in Calais on Track to Open Next Fall," January 2009[33]

2008 Architonic "Unsung America: Less Callous in Calais," December 2008[34]

2008 Architectural Record "Small Town in Maine Gets a New, $48-Million Border Station," September 2008[35]

2008 AIA e-Oculus "Names in the News," June 2008[36]

2008 Interior Design "Ground Breaking Begins on Major U.S. Border Station," May 2008[37]

2008 AIArchitect "AIA Westchester/Mid-Hudson Honors Area Architecture," January 2008[38]

2007 Interiors & Sources “Empowered Design,” July/August 2007[39]

2007 Real Estate Weekly "Architects Perform Structural Gymnastics in Asia," February 2007[40]

2004 Metropolitan Home “Living the High Life: Kawaja Penthouse,” July/August 2004[41]

2004 Metropolitan Home "Leaping Forward," Jan/Feb 2004[42]

2003 Metropolitan Home “Suspended Glass Stair,” July/August 2003

2002 Oculus “Choi/Kussie House,” 2002

2001 Oculus "Other Places for People Going Places," Summer 2001[43]

2000 Oculus "Bard College Residence Hall," December 2000[44]

2000 Architectural Record "Lessons from America’s Best Managed Firms," January 2000

1999 International Herald Tribune (New York Times) "Architectural Designs for Living and Giving" December 18–19, 1999

1998 Architectural Record "New Products," November 1998

1998 Oculus “New Designs for Existing Buildings: The Swiss Center,” April 1998[45]

1998 DesignArchitecture.com "Conversations with Emerging Architects" 1998

1998 Oculus “Incremental Greening: From Playgrounds to Embassies,” January 1998[46]

1998 Oculus “In the Galleries: ‘Groundwork’ Exhibit Review” January 1998[47]

1997 New York Construction News "AIA NY Awards Celebrate Design Excellence,” Urban Playground, January 6, 1997

1996 Oculus "On the Drawing Boards: Korean Embassy in China,” April 1996[48]

1996 Architecture "On the Boards: Korean Embassy in China,” May 1996[49]

1995 Oculus "Technically Speaking, Plastic Lumber?" February 1995

1995 New York Construction News "AIA NYC Design Awards Recognize 22 Projects," Urban Playground, January 30, 1995

1994 The New York Times "Modest Public Designs Win Architect’s Praise," Urban Playground, December 8, 1994[50]

Exhibitions[edit]

2007 Growing Country, Growing Needs: Federal Architecture and Art Virginia Center for Architecture

2006 Thresholds Along the Frontier: Contemporary U.S. Border Stations Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C.[51]

1999 Groundwork University of Tennessee

1998 Groundwork Syracuse University

1997 Groundwork Parson's School of Design

1996 Alumni Exhibition Syracuse University School of Architecture

Lectures[edit]

2012 Movement, University of Maryland[52][53]

2012 Movement, New Jersey Institute of Technology[54][55]

2012 School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture Spring Lecture Series, Auburn University[56]

2011 Form After the Object?, Massachusetts Institute of Technology[57][58][59]

2010 Movement, Roger Williams University[60][61]

2002 Green Design & Green School Design, AIA Long Island Chapter

2000 Making High Tech Buildings with Low Tech Parts, AIA New York Chapter

1997 Recycled Ground - An Urban Playground, New York City Department of Design and Construction

1991 Recent Work - New Jersey Institute of Technology

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]. Miller Theater at Columbia University, project profile in www.architectsusa.com.
  2. ^ [2]. GSA web page.
  3. ^ [3]. New York City Chapter AIA Committee on the Environment web page.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Robert Siegel Architects". 
  5. ^ [4] Bard College Residence Hall Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, project profile in www.architectsusa.com.
  6. ^ [5] Swissair First & Business Class Lounge at JFK International Airport, project profile in www.architectsusa.com.
  7. ^ [6] Renovation of Dance Conservatory at SUNY Purchase, www.aia.org.
  8. ^ [7] Korean Embassy in China, Beijing, project profile in www.architectsusa.com.
  9. ^ "2011 AIANYS Design Awards Recipients". AIA. 
  10. ^ "GSA Design Awards" (PDF). GSA. 
  11. ^ O'Brien, Kelly (Jan–Feb 2012/Mar 2012). "Taking It Up an Octave". New American Luxury. 2 (2): 146–147.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  12. ^ Baranowski, Paul (March 2012). "Environmentally Friendly Pre-Fabricated Housing" (PDF). OA Perspectives. 4 (1). 
  13. ^ Gangal, Sanjay. "United States Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine by Robert Siegel Architects". ArchShowcase. AECCafe. 
  14. ^ Bayly, Julia (June 11, 2011). "Ground Broken on New Eco-friendly Van Buren Port of Entry". Bangor Daily News. 
  15. ^ Weeks, Katie (March–April 2011). "Red, White, Blue, and Green: Calais, Maine". Eco-Structure. 
  16. ^ "GSA Awards Showcase the Best in Public Architecture". Facilities Management News. 
  17. ^ Currey, Mason (January 2011). "Roadside Attractions" (PDF). Metropolis Magazine. 
  18. ^ Nadel, Barbara A. "Green, Safe and Secure: America's 21st Century Civic Architecture". Awareness Into Action: The Sustainable Enterprise. Retrieved Jan 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  19. ^ Lassell, Michael (2010). Metropolitan Home Design 100: The Last Word on Modern Interiors. Filipacchi Publishing. 
  20. ^ "Architecture in the Age of Gehry". Vanity Fair (600): 156–167. August 2010. 
  21. ^ Zeiger, Mimi (June 2010). "U.S. Land Port of Entry". Architect: 103–111. 
  22. ^ Buchman, Lisa. "New Guide Offers Visitors a View of Modern Katonah". Bedford-Katonah Patch. 
  23. ^ "U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais,Maine - a landmark created by Robert Siegel Architects" (PDF). re:view. Summer 2010. 
  24. ^ Brooks, Melanie (12/1/09). "First Impressions". Bangor Metro.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  25. ^ Santangelo, Paula. "GSA Greens the US Border, Opens LEED-Gold Border Station in Calais, Maine". GSA. 
  26. ^ Shepherd, Les. "GSA Helps Unveil Historic Land Port". GSA. 
  27. ^ Mack, Sharon Kiley (11/16/12). "New Calais Border Crossing Opens". Bangor Daily News.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  28. ^ Mack, Sharon Kiley (11/12/09). "Calais Border Crossing Opens 9 a.m. Monday". Bangor Daily News.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  29. ^ "The Stimulus in 10 Minutes" (PDF). Architect. June 2009. 
  30. ^ Marro, Marcy. "A Contradiction of Design". Metal Architecture. 
  31. ^ Murphy, Edward D. "Not a usual 'government job' -- it's award-winning". Portland Press Herald. 
  32. ^ Nicholson, Carol-Ann (January 2009). "New Land Port of Entry is Architectural Gem" (PDF). The Calais Advertiser. 174 (4): 1, 8. 
  33. ^ Graettinger, Diana (1/6/09). "Customs Facility in Calais on Track to Open Next Fall". Bangor Daily News.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  34. ^ Sokol, David. "Unsung America: Less Callous in Calais". Architonic. 
  35. ^ Hughes, C. J. "Small Town in Maine Gets a New, $48-Million Border Station". Architectural Record. 
  36. ^ "Names in the News". e-Oculus. 
  37. ^ Tamarin, Nicholas. "Ground Breaking Begins on Major U.S. Border Station". Interior Design. 
  38. ^ Ostroff, Tracy. "AIA Westchester/Mid-Hudson Honors Area Architecture". Design. AIArchitect. 
  39. ^ Lee, Joyce. "Empowered Design". Designer Profile. Interiors & Sources. 
  40. ^ Wolffe, Danielle. "Architects Perform Structural Gymnastics in Asia" (PDF). Real Estate Weekly. 
  41. ^ Raul, Barreneche (July–August 2004). "Living the High Life". Metropolitan Home. 
  42. ^ Walsh, Kate (Jan–Feb 2004). "Leaping Forward". Metropolitan Home. 
  43. ^ Merkel, Jayne (Summer 2011). "Other Place for People Going Places". Oculus. 63 (10). 
  44. ^ Merkel, Jayne (December 2000). "Bard College Residence Hall". Oculus. 63 (4). 
  45. ^ "New Designs for Existing Buildings: The Swiss Center". Oculus. 60 (8). April 1998. 
  46. ^ Gould, Kira L. (January 1998). "Incremental Greening: From Playgrounds to Embassies". Oculus. 60 (5). 
  47. ^ Merkel, Jayne (January 1998). "In The Galleries: Ground Work". Oculus. 60 (5). 
  48. ^ Rappaport, Nina (April 1996). "Korean Embassy in China". Oculus. 58 (8). 
  49. ^ "On the Boards: Korean Embassy in China". Architecture. May 1996. 
  50. ^ Moonan, Wendy (December 8, 1994). "Modest Public Designs Win Architects' Praise". New York Times. 
  51. ^ Beatty, Maryanne. "Thresholds Along the Frontier: Contemporary U.S. Border Stations Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C.". GSA Showcases U.S. Border Stations Exhibit. 
  52. ^ "Spring 2012 Lecture Series". The School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at the University of Maryland. 
  53. ^ "Spring 2012" (PDF). University of Maryland. 
  54. ^ Little, Fred. "NJIT College of Architecture + Design Spring Lecture Series 2012". Archinect. 
  55. ^ "CoAD Lecture Series Spring 2012 Poster". Archinect. 
  56. ^ "Robert Siegel Lectures January 18, 2012". Auburn University. 
  57. ^ "MIT Architecture Announces Fall Lectures". The Design Observer Group. 
  58. ^ "Robert Siegel". MIT. 
  59. ^ "Conflict 2011 MIT Architecture Lecture Series" (PDF). MIT. 
  60. ^ "SAAHP Public Events Series Spring 2010" (PDF). Roger Williams University. 
  61. ^ "SAAHP Public Events Series Spring 2010". Roger Williams University. 

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