Selected projects of Thomas Phifer and Partners

The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, in cooperation with TR Warszawa Theatre, have selected the architect of their future buildings, to be built on the Defilad Square in front of the Palace of Culture and Science. The architect commissioned for this project is Thomas Phifer and Partners - a company based in the New York City.

Since founding Thomas Phifer and Partners in 1997, Phifer has completed an expansion of the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, the United States Courthouse in Salt Lake City, Utah, the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina, a new museum for the Glenstone Foundation in Potomac, Maryland, the Raymond and Susan Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and numerous houses in the Hudson River Valley of New York State.

Since 1997, Thomas Phifer and Partners has received three Design Excellence awards from the General Services Administration and more than 20 honor awards from the American Institute of Architects, as well as numerous national and international citations. His projects have been published and exhibited extensively in the United States and overseas. A monograph on the work of Thomas Phifer and Partners was released in 2010 by Skira Rizzoli.

Thomas Phifer received the prestigious Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome in 1996 and was awarded the Medal of Honor from the New York Chapter of the AIA in 2004. He was elected as an Academician of the National Academy of Design in 2011. In 2013, Thomas Phifer received the Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. This year, Thomas Phifer was honored by the New York Chapter of the AIA with the President’s Award and by Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation. He also gave the 2016 keynote lecture at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London. Thomas Phifer is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Thomas Phifer has served as a visiting professor at numerous architecture schools, including the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Cooper Union, University of Southern California, University of Texas, and Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. Thomas Phifer is currently appointed as the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture. Thomas Phifer received his Bachelor of Architecture in 1975 and his Master of Architecture in 1977, both from Clemson University.

Below, we present a selection of past projects by Thomas Phifer and Partners.

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