Anne Holdford Smith

Anne holford-smith aia, LEED AP


 Anne Holford-Smith brings over 30 years of experience practicing architecture in New York, and has been with PBDW since 1992. Her work includes preservation, new construction, and master plans for major cultural institutions in New York.

She directed the firm’s award-winning restoration work on the Cooper Union Foundation Building, the New York Appellate Division Courthouse and most recently Green-Wood’s Fort Hamilton Gatehouses.  Additions to existing buildings include new offices for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and expansion of the Green-Wood Modern Chapel.

Her recently completed projects include a new Net-Zero energy residence hall for the Center for Development Economics at Williams College, and the Moise Safra Center, a new 65,000 SF multi-purpose facility that will serve New York’s young Sephardic community.

Ms. Holford-Smith serves as a Commissioner on the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute.