About the Architect

BASED IN NEW YORK CITY SINCE 1981, Selim Koder opened his architectural firm in the SoHo district of New York City in 1996 to design the Hotel Panamericano in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has collaborated as the chief architect for the renovation of the landmark Algonquin Hotel on west 44th street in New York City. Koder worked on a multitude of luxury homes in the Hamptons, Bronxville, Scarsdale and Connecticut. His international residential and resort work covers the Bahamas, St. James, V.I., Mexican Riviera, France and the United Kingdom. The firm has completed more than fifty Manhattan apartments, lofts and townhouses, and offers architectural and decoration services for residential, hospitality and commercial projects. Koder’s work has been published in Veranda magazine.

Selim V Koder received a Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Engineering and Architecture at the American University of Beirut and a Master of Architecture degree from Princeton University School of Architecture. At Princeton Koder served as instructor for sophomore design studio and was also a visiting critic at Columbia University School of Architecture for the Masters Final Thesis review. Between 1992 and 1994 and on behalf of Peter Eisenman, Koder has lectured at the Architectural League in New York, ACS convention in Wiesbaden, Germany; Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria; and at the University Of Michigan School Of Architecture.