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Deborah Berke Partners named to the 2017 AD 100 by Architectural Digest

November 29, 2016

Architectural Digest has included Deborah Berke Partners in the AD 100, the magazine’s catalogue of the world’s most important architecture and interior design firms. We are honored to be on the list and are grateful to our clients, past and present, as well as the editors of AD. Thank you! Read our profile online or check out the January issue of Architectural Digest on newsstands now.

Deborah Berke Partners to participate in upcoming symposium at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

November 9, 2016

Deborah Berke Partners is honored to be participating in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s symposium, In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day, on Saturday, November 12. Deborah Berke will be discussing The Women’s Building on a panel that will also include Elizabeth Diller, Joshua Prince-Ramus, and the founders of The Low Line, Daniel Barasch and James Ramsey. Other participants in the symposium include novelist Miranda July, artist Amanda Williams, and photographer Wolfgang Tillmans. The afternoon will also include a short film tribute to the late Zaha Hadid, in which Deborah also appears. Thank you to The Met, Beatrice Galilee, and Jennifer Mock for hosting this wonderful event on architecture and design. Read more here.

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center Opens to the public

October 24, 2016

Deborah Berke Partners is proud to celebrate the reopening of the Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York in Fredonia. We added a 60,000 square foot addition to the building, which was originally designed by I.M. Pei and opened in 1969. The new glass and zinc addition respects the austere architecture language of the original building while making it more transparent and welcoming to students and the public. The project includes new studios for dance, music, sculpture, and ceramics, as well as classrooms and multipurpose spaces. We extend our congratulations and thanks to the university and all our collaborators on this important