Silman designed the new 6-story corporate headquarters for the convenience store chain Kum & Go in Des Moines, Iowa.
Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop with OPN Architects
Robert Silman 1935-2018
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Silman designed the substructure and exhibit design support for the new Smithsonian museum on the Mall in Washington, DC.
Architects: Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup
Whitney Museum of American Art New Building
Silman designed the 9-story, asymmetrical building featuring tiers of terraces and glazed walkways that step down to the High Line.
Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop in collaboration with Cooper, Robertson & Partners
Smithsonian Institution South Campus Master Plan
Revitalization and improvements to enhance visitors' experience in a collaboration for the design of public spaces, landscape architecture, historic preservation, security design, and sustainable design.
Architect: BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group
Pedestrian Bridge at the Yards Waterfront Park
New, 200-foot pedestrian bridge designed as the striking centerpiece for the new park on the Anacostia river.
Architect: MPFP LLC/M.PaulFriedberg & Partners
Harvard Art Museums
Renovation, expansion and addition to the 1920s Fogg Art Museum. Le Corbusier’s Carpenter Center ramp was carefully shored and protected during construction.
Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop in collaboration with Payette Associates
Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing
A public-private collaboration with faculty and students from the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University with private manufacturers to perform advanced research in surface engineering and manufacturing systems.
Bell Tower & Gateway
Installed at Shantou University in Guangdong China, it is a slender stainless steel structure holding a traditional Chinese bell above a freestanding concrete wall, & survived super typhoon Usagi.
Designer: Maya Lin Studio
Native Plant Garden
The new installation at the New York Botanical Garden features two water basins, a wood promenade with a bridge and metal walkways, and two pavilions.
Landscape Architect: Oehme, van Sweden & Associates
The Public Theater
The two-phase rehabilitation included a modern granite stoop and glass canopy to remake the institution’s front entrance.
Architect: Ennead Architects
Affordable and sustainable 200-unit mixed income housing development in the south Bronx.