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7 Jun 2011

Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates

Architect Acquires Majority Share of Gwathmey Siegel, reports the New York Times yesterday.

Ever since Charles Gwathmey died in 2009 people in the architecture world have wondered what would become of his partner, Robert Siegel, and the firm they founded in 1968, Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects.

Now the answer is clear: the architect Gene Kaufman has acquired a majority share and the firm will become Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates.

Charles Gwathmey:
Charles Gwathmey
photograph : William Taufic

Mr. Kaufman’s own firm will retain its name, Gene Kaufman Architect (GKA). In addition to serving as the principal of the new Gwathmey Siegel, Mr. Kaufman will serve as the chief executive of both firms. Mr. Siegel will continue in a leadership role at the firm.

“We wanted to increase the body of new work,” Mr. Siegel said. “Our design expertise combined with his development expertise will make projects more likely to happen economically but also be much more exciting from an architectural point of view.”

Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects – Latest Design

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami – MOCA Expansion, FL, USA
2011-
Museum of Contemporary Art Miami
photo : Steven Brooke
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects – Key Projects

Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College, USA

Burchfield Penney Art Center
photo : Biff Henrich
Burchfield Penney Art Center

Cleveland State University Student Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects with Braun & Steidl Architects
Cleveland State University Building
photo : Brad Feinknopf
Cleveland State University Student Center

Yale Arts Complex – Paul Rudolph Hall at Yale University, USA
2009
Paul Rudolph Hall
photo : Peter Aaron
Paul Rudolph Hall

W Hoboken Hotel, New York, USA
2010
W Hoboken Hotel
photo : Paul Warchol
W Hoboken Hotel – information on W Hoboken Hotel & Residences, W New York-Downtown Hotel & Residences, 400 Fifth Avenue

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Gwathmey Siegel – Practice Information

Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects

Founded in 1968, Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects (GSAA) is a New York-based firm offering master planning, architectural, interior and product design services. Since its inception, Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects has completed over four hundred projects for educational, healthcare, corporate, cultural, government and private clients throughout the United States and abroad.

Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects received the prestigious Architecture Firm Award in 1982, from the American Institute of Architects, the highest award bestowed on an architecture firm for consistently producing distinguished architecture.

After the death of co-founding partner Charles Gwathmey in August 2009, the firms leadership continues under the direction of co-founding partner Robert Siegel, FAIA, Associate Partners, Gerald Gendreau AIA, Dirk Kramer AIA, Joseph Ruocco, and Senior Associates Steven Forman AIA, Greg Karn and Kang Chang AIA.

In 2011 the practice was renamed Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates.

Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects office is based at Tenth Avenue in Manhattan, New York, USA

Charles Gwathmey was a member of the “New York Five”, famous for purist white neo-Corbusian architecture.

Charles Gwathmey

1938-2009

Charles Gwathmey was a member of the ‘New York Whites’

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