Charles Renfro

Renowned interdisciplinary architect

Interdisciplinary architect that integrates architecture, the visual arts, and the performing arts.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s international body of completed architectural work includes the Lincoln Center for the Performing ArtsRedevelopment in New York, including the redesign of Alice Tully Hall, the renovation and expansion of the Juilliard School, the Hypar Pavilion Lawn and Restaurant,the expansion of the School of American Ballet, renovations to the New York State Theater lobby, the canopy entry to Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, public spaces throughout the campus, Information Landscape, and the President’s Bridge. The first mile of the High Line (designed with James Corner Field Operations), an urban park situated on an obsolete elevated railway stretching 1.5 miles through the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, has been completed, and the final third is currently in design.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro completed the Perry and Marty Granoff Creative Arts Center for Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in 2011. The Institute of Contemporary Art, the first new museum to be built in Boston in 100 years, opened in 2006. Slither, a housing complex in Gifu, Japan was completed in 2003, and Blur, a pavilion built of fog on Lake Neuchâtel and commissioned by the SwissExpo. was completed in 2002.

Projects in construction or in design include: the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Expansion in New York City; The Broad, a major modern art museum  in Los Angeles; the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive at the University of California, Berkeley; the newColumbia University Medical Center Education Building  and Columbia Business School in New York City; the Museum of Image & Sound on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro; the new Stanford University Art & Art History Building;and Culture Shed and D Tower (“The Corset”) residential tower  for Related Companies, both part of theHudson Yards Redevelopment Project in New York City. Diller Scofidio + Renfro recently won the international design competition for Zaryadye Park, a new 35-acre public space next to the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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