Master of Arts (hon.), Yale University, 1996

Master of Architecture, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design 1974

Bachelor of Architecture, Pratt Institute 1972




George Ranalli Architect (GRA) 1361 Amsterdam Avenue,  Suite 340,  New York, N.Y. 10027,  1977 – present.  

George Ranalli DESIGNS 1985-present.  Read More

Architect, Warren Gran and Associates, Brooklyn, New York, February 1975- February 1976.

Architect, Max O. Urbahn and Associates, New York, N.Y., October 1973- February 1976.

Architect, Haus-Rucker and Co., New York, N.Y., 1972.



United States General Services Administration Public Building Service and Office of the Chief Architect, National Peer, 2009 – present.

NYC Landmarks Conservancy  Advisory Board Member, 2010- present.

New York City School Construction Authority, New York City Department of Education, New York, NY, 2010-2013.

New York City Community Planning Board No. 5, Bronx, N.Y., Member, 1968 – 70.



Society of American Registered Architect, Professional Member, 2016 – present. 

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter. Professional Member, 1990 – present.

cert. National Council Architectural Registration Boards , 1989

Architectural League of New York. Professional Member, 1982 – present.

Licensed Registered Architect New York State, 1986;  Connecticut, 1993.




American Institute of Architects, 2015 College of Fellows

Institute for Classical Architecture and Art, 2012 Stanford White Award for Institutional, Civic and Commercial Architecture. Saratoga Avenue Community Center, George Ranalli Architect, 2012. Read More

Society of American Registered ArchitectsNew York Council (SARA – NY), Design Award for Excellence. Saratoga Avenue Community Center by George Ranalli Architect, June 11, 2012. 

Society of American Registered Architects PA Council (SARA PA). Design Award of Honor. Saratoga Avenue Community Center by George Ranalli Architect, September 22, 2011.

New York Society of Architects, Sidney L. Strauss Award for Outstanding Achievement for the Benefit of the Architectural Profession. George Ranalli, November 2010.

AIA Brooklyn Chapter, Award of Excellence, George Ranalli Architect. Saratoga Avenue Community Center, September 2010. 

AIA NY Chapter Annual Awards:  1994 Architecture Award, Project : Fashion Center Building Renovation/Restoration ; 1995 Project Citation Award, Pool & Pool House for C Family, Amagannsett, NY ; 1996 Design Award, Project: Indoor Lap Pool Building, Cornwall, CT; 1997 Design Award, Project: Stonington Historical Library & Archive, Stonington CT.

Yale University, Morse College Fellowship. Fellow, 1988 – 99.

New York Foundation for the Arts. George Ranalli,  Artist Fellowship in Architecture, 1988.

Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Loyalty, Support, and Contributions, Mar 29, 1984. 

Progressive Architecture, 27th P/A Annual Awards. George Ranalli Architect. Project : Frehley House, Stratford, Connecticut. Citation, January 1980.

James Stewardson Travel Fellowship Recipient, AIA NY 1976.

AIA NY State Awards Program. Honorable Mention. Project: Griffiss Air Force Base Hospital, Rome, N.Y., Max O. Urbahn Associates, George Ranalli, Architect, 1974. 

The Architecture League of New York. Birch Burdette Long Memorial Drawing Exhibition. Category: Architectural Drawings, Honorable Mention. Photomontage 20”x 39¾ “Urban Images/ New York City/ An Addition” by George Ranalli.  Part of the Burdette Long Archive of Architectural Drawing, Avery Architecture Library, Columbia University Archival Collections, New York City. May 1974. 

The Architectural League of New York, Birch Burdette Long Show, Illustrations, 1974.

Harvard University. Reynolds Aluminum Prize, Best Original Architectural Design, 1973.

New York Society of Architects,  Matthew W. del Gaudio Memorial Award. Distinguished Student Total Design.  Chairman, Fred L. Leibmann. Award to George Ranalli, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, 1972.

Pirelli Tire Competition, Honorable Mention, 1969.


George Ranalli (2009) Saratoga (Single Building Series). ORO Edition, San Rafael, California, 112 pagesRead More

George Ranalli (1998) CASAS Internacional No. 57: GEORGE RANALLI. Kliczkowski Publisher, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 72 pages.

特集 : ジョージ・ラナリ  = Special Feature : George Ranalli Architect. (Special Feature: George Ranalli Architect). Architecture + Urbanism, Tokyo, Japan. 1990.

George Ranalli (1990) ,  George Ranalli: Bauten und Projekte; Constructions et Projets. Zürich : Verlag für Architektur Artemis, 1990, 107 pages; 

George Ranalli (1988)  George Ranalli: Buildings and Project. Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton, N.J., Pp. 111 : illustrations, plans, portrait ; 28 cm;   Read More  


Contributory Publications


George Ranalli, et. al. (2015) Sagrada Familia: Gaudi’s Unfinished Masterpiece; Geometry, Construction and Site. Ojeda Publishers Limited, 312 pages.

George Ranalli, (2014) Clear Light: The Architecture of Lauretta Vinciarelli. Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers Limited, 280 pages.

An Uneasy Alliance: Architecture as Art and Business, George Ranalli, p. 33-34; Oculus, Journal of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, October 2005.

Carlo Scarpa, Architect: Intervening with History. (1999) George Ranalli, Carlo Scarpa, Architect: History Craft and Invention, pp. 39-15;  Canadian Center for Architecture, Montréal, Quebec, Canada/ The Monacelli Press.

Elements of Architecture: Tower of Silence, George Ranalli, pp. 34-41; School of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado at Denver. Avant Garde (6), 1993

Getting A Handle by George Ranalli. Design Quarterly, Walker Art Center Publisher,  No. 155, pp. 20-23, Spring 1992. 

George Ranalli: Autonomous Architecture, pp. 54-61; School of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado at Denver. Avant Garde (2), Summer 1989

Architecture and Domestic Ritual ,  pp. 54-61;School of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado at Denver. Avant Garde (1) Winter 1989

Designer Profile: Gaetano Pesce by George Ranalli, pp. 288-291; Interior Design, February 1987.

Gaetano Pesce: Design & Architecture 1975-1985, George Ranalli (Introduction by); Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg, France; May 1986

Coherence of a Quest, George Ranalli, pp. 258-261; in Carlo Scarpa: The Complete Works, 1985. Read More

Brion – Vega Cemetery by Carlo Scarpa, George Ranalli, pp. 124-131; Progressive Architecture, May 1981 


Featured Architecture, Books  


Form and Structure in Interior Architecture (Basics Interior Architecture) 2nd Edition (2016) by Graeme Brooker & Sally Stone, Pp. 83, 151.

Key Interiors Since 1900 (2013). Feature : Callender School Restoration & Renovation, Graeme Brooker, Laurence King Publishing, London, UK. Pp. 34-37. 

Interiores esenciales desde 1900.  (2013) Brooker, G., & Cano, C. R. (2013). Barcelona: Blumesbury Publishers, London, UK. 

From Organisation to Decoration: An Interiors Reader  (2013); Editors Graeme Brooker and Sally Stone. Routledge, London, 1 edition, Pp. 42, 54-56 & fig. 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.3 & 2.2.4.

A Jigsaw Puzzle That Sleeps 4. Constance Rosenblum, Real Estate Section, Habitats, The New York Times, January 21, 2011. 

Guide To Contemporary New York City Architecture (2011) John Hill; W. W. Norton Publishers, New York London, p. 195. 

The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design (2009), Michael Coates, Graeme Brooker & Sally Stone; AVA Publishing SA, Switzerland, P. 204.

Basic Interior Architecture: Form + Structure (2007); Graeme Brooker and Sally Stone AVA Publishing SA, Switzerland. P. 149.

Contemporary World Interiors (2007) Susan Yelavich ; Phaidon Press Inc. Pp. 98-99

A Guide To Contemporary Architecture in America, Vol. 2 Eastern U.S.A. (2007) Masayuki Fuchigami: Toto Publisher, Japan. Pp. 98 & 234.

Streets of New York by Stanley Abercrombie. Interior Design, September 1, 2007.

New York 2000: Architecture and Urbanism Between the Bicentennial and the Millennium (2006), Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman and Jacob Tilove/The Monacelli Press, pp. 1106-1107 & p. 1190.

Modeling Messages: The Architect and the Model (2005) Karen Moon; The Monacelli Press, p. 169

Small Living Spaces (2004), Arian Mostaedi, Carles Broto and Josep Ma Minguet; Gingko Press, pp. 76-81.

Buildings of Rhode Island (Buildings of the United States Series) (2004) by William H. Jordy. Oxford University Press; First Edition edition.

Colors: Architecture in Detail (2004) Oscar Riera Ojeda; Rockport Publishers Inc, pp. 74-75.

Glass Architecture: The Corolle d’Autore Collection (2004) Editoriale DOMUS Publishing, pp. 122-123, 175.

Materials: Architecture in Detail (2003) Oscar Riera Ojeda; Rockport Publishers Inc. pp. 36-37.

LOFTS (2003) Giovanni Polazzi; ACTES SUD , pp. 280-295.

New York Apartments (2001) Paco Asensio; (English) Taschnbuch, pp. 194-199

NEW YORK: A Guide to Recent Architecture (2001) By Susanna Sirefman. Ellipsis Publishers. pp. 8.26 – 8.27.

Manhattan Lofts (2000) By Ivor Richards; Wiley-Academy Publishers, pp. 26, 110-118

LOFTS : new designs for urban living (1999) by Felicia Eisenberg Molnar; Rockport Publishers, pp. 10-11.

New Houses In Old Buildings  (1999) by Arian Mostaedi; Links Publishing, pp. 148-157.

Lofts (1999), Francisco Asensio Cerver; ARCO, Hearst, and Watson-Guptill Publishers, pp. 10-15

5000 Artists Return to Artists Space : 25 Years, (1998), Claudia Gould & Valerie Smith; The Artists Space Gallery Publication, p. 301.

LOFT (1998) Mayer Rus, Paul Warchol photography; The Monacelli Press, pp.144- 153.

The New American Apartment, 30 Case Studies  (1997) Editor Oscar Riera Ojeda; Whitney Library of Design Press, pp. 192-199.

Expressive Details, (1996), Duo Dickinson; McGraw-Hill Inc., pp. 54-57, 190-197.

Architectural Competitions, Volume 2, 1950-today (1994) Cees de Jong, Erik Mattie, Editors, Taschen. 400 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 33 cm

Architectural competitions = Architektu-Wettbewerbe = Concours d’architecture, Volume 2, 1950-Today (1994) Cees de Jong, Erik Mattie, Editors, Taschen, 400 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 33 cm.
Architectural Drawing Masterclass
 (1993), Tom Porter; Macmillan Publishing Company, pp. 21-26

New Modern  (1995) Carla Breeze; PBC International Inc., pp. 14, 18-22, 166-171.

Architecture in the 20th Century (1993) Udo Kultermann; Van Nostrand-Reinhold, p. 199.

New York Urban Residence: Discover Architecture Series No. 13 (1992); Tokyo, Japan, pp. 40-41, 95-100

Formica & Design : From the Countertop to High Art (1991) Susan Grant Lewin; Rizzoli Publishers, p. 146.

Architectural Politics as Seen in Competitions since 1790, Volume 5 (1991); Kodansha Publisher, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 104-105

Graphic Design Techniques for Architectural Drawing (1990) Tom Porter; Amazon Publishing Ltd., p. 143

A Philosophy of Interior Design (1990) Stanley Abercrombie; Harper & Row, pp. 32, 54, 117, 160.

New York Architektur, 1970 -1990 (1989) Edited by Heinrich Klotz with Luminita Sabau, Deutsches Architekturmuseum. Prestel Verlag GmbH + Co., pp. 208-211.

Sourcebook of Contemporary North American Architecture (1989) Sylvia Hart Wright; Van Nostrand Reinhold, pp. 103-104

Interior Landscapes (1988) Georges Teyssot; Lotus Documents Publications, pp. 102-103

The Castle in the House: A Project by George Ranalli in New York by Anthony Vidler. CENTER 4: Buildings and Reality: Architecture in the Age of Information December, 1988University of Texas at Austin, pp. 58-61.

Emerging Voices : a new generation of architects in America (1986); The Architectural League of New York, Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton, N.J., Pp. 22-23. 

Créer dans le créé: L’architecture contemporaine dans les bâtiments anciens.(1989) Conseil International des Monuments et des Sites., Electa Moniteur, Paris, pp. 112-115.

Progetti Il Progetto Domestico : La casa dell’uomo archetipi e prototipi (1986) George Teysott & Triennale di Milano. Electa, Milano, pp. 48-49.

Drawing Interior Architecture (1983) Norman Diekman & John Pile; Whitney Publications, pp. 91-93. 

Architecture Today (1982) by Charles Jencks. New York : H. N. Abrams, Pp. 102-03.

George Ranalli Architect. In Fujii, W. N. T., & Futagawa, Y. (1982). GA Houses 12. Tokyo: A. D. A. Edita.

Architectural Drawing: The Art and the Process (1981), [compiled by] Gerald Allen and Richard Oliver; Whitney Library of Design, New York, N.Y., pp. 148-149

Neue Läden [New Shops] (1981) Karl & Eva Mang; Verlag Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart, pp. 20 & 44-46

New Architectural Drawings (1981) Helmut Jacoby; Verlag Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart, pp. 46-47

Chicago Tribune Competition: Late Entries, Vol 2 (1981) Stuart Cohen & Stanley Tigerman, editors; Rizzoli, p. 60.

Architectural Presentation Techniques (1976), William Wilson Atkin; Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, p. 131.

Decorative Art and Modern Interiors (1977) M. Schofield, Editor; Studio Vista, London, pp. 24-31.

Body, Memory, and Architecture (1977) Kent C. Bloomer and Charles W. Moore; Yale University Press, p. 55. 

Living In One Room (1976) Jon Naar and Molly Siple, 1976; Random House, pp26-27.

Modern Architecture Through Case Studies 1945 to 1990, (2007), Peter Blundell Jones, Eamonn Canniffe; Taylor & Francis Publishers, 256 pages.


Journals, Periodicals, News Media

In Situ By George Ranalli By Rich Kraham, pp. 16-17; Chatham Press, Chatham, New York, April 2015

House of the Week : Condominium Unit in Former Newport School, Andy Smith; Providence Journal, September 19, 2014.

Midtown Manhattan Wouldn’t Be The Same By Joseph Giovannini; New York Times, Art & Design Section, Aug 22, 2014.

In Situ : George Ranalli Works & Projects by George Ranalli; books Edited by Stanley Abercrombie. Interior Design, June 2014

Rec center’s ‘third way’ in Brooklyn By David Brussat. Providence Journal, May 22, 2014

The Power of Play : Saratoga Community Center By Ron Nyren. p. 41; Urban Land: Journal of The Urban Land Institute Mar./Apr. 2012

Oasis in Limestone and Brick :A community center grows in Brooklyn.  Thomas Vinciguerra, pp. 30-32; Harvard Magazine, September-October 2011.

George Ranalli Architect’s Brilliant Architecture Can Rescue Even Basingstoke By Simon Heffer; London Telegraph, Sept. 18, 2010. SLIDESHOW

Stealth By Designs: How the City Is Sneaking Great Little Buildings Into Unexpected Places By Justin Davidson, pp. 68-69; New York Magazine, Nov. 2, 2009

George Ranalli by Rich Kraham. pp. 16-17; Chatham Press, Chatham, New York, Nov. 2009

A New Neighbor for a Brooklyn Housing Project BY JAKE MOONEY. The New York Times, MARCH 27, 2009

Breaking All the Rules With New York’s Public-Building Design By Ada Louise Huxtable. The Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2009, p. D1.

On Violent Ground, a Touch of Beauty. By Jake Mooney, p. 1, New York Times: City Section, March 29, 2009. A Bright Spot in Brooklyn, William Menking, p. 6; Architect’s Newspaper, No. 4, March 4, 2009.

Community Building: Saratoga Community Center by George Ranalli Architect; Kristen Richards, ArchNewsNowsNow, January 2009.

The Secret Lives of Architects: The Sofia Glass by Kristin Richards, pp. 12-14; Oculus, Journal of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, Fall 2004.

On The Boards by C.C. Sullivan, p. 41, Architecture Magazine, February 2004.

Record News, p. 36; Architectural Record, April 2002.

In Brooklyn, A ‘Beacon’ Recalls Wright. David Dunlap, p.1; New York Times: Real Estate Section, February 24, 2002. 

Against All Odds: The New York City Housing Authority by Kristen Richards, pp. 12-14; Oculus: Journal of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, October

Carlo Scarpa Architect: Intervening with History.  BOOKS : Architecture By MARTIN FILLER. The New York Times. December 5, 1999

Scarpa in Montreal, pp. 33-34; The Architectural Review, October 1999.

History’s Architect, pp. 148-153, 178; Art In America, October 1999.

Carlo Scarpa Architect: Intervening with History, pp. 61-62; Architectural Record, September 1999.

Time On His Side: Carlo Scarpa, pp. 171-173; Metropolis Magazine, October 1999.

The Trouble With Scarpa, pp.90-95; Architecture, August 1999.

The Interventionist, pp.31-37; The New Republic, August 9, 1999.

Review: Casas Internacional: George Ranalli by Stanley Abercrombie. Interior Design July 1, 1999

Frank Lloyd Wright: Canadian Architectural Center by Anne Marie Garceau. Parachute: Contemporary Art Magazine January 1, 1997

The Designs of a Genius Redesigning Himself By HERBERT MUSCHAMP, ARTS, ARCHITECTURE REVIEW, The New York Times, July 18, 1997.  

Im Auge des Taifuns, pp. 140-147; Architectural Digest (Germany), June/July 1997.

George Ranalli; K-Loft in New York, pp. 40-49; Architecture + Urbanism, (A+U), no.
318, March 1997.

Angoli Protagonisti, pp. 174-179; ABITARE, No 355, October 1996.

Redefining The Loft, pp. 80-85; Architectural Digest, August 1996.

Intelligent Energy, pp. 32-33; BLUEPRINT, March 1996.

Two Pools on Long Island, pp. 10-15; DBZ (Deutsche Bauzeitschrift), March 1995.

Autonome Strukturen, pp. 85-92; DBZ (Deutsche Bauzeitschrift), December 1994.

From Program to Detail: A Practical Theory, p. 6; NEWSLINE, Journal of Columbia University, November/December 1994.

Domus Issue 762, George Ranalli Architect: Renovation of the Fashion Center Building in New York, pp. 44-49; July/August 1994.

Architecture, Customizing Hardware, pp. 93-99; July 1994.

George Ranalli Architect Responsible for Restoration and Renovation of Fashion Center Building, 525 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York by Judith Nasati. Interior Design, Volume 65, Issue 7, pp. 112-119.  Reed Business Publications. June 1, 1994.

Process: restoring plaster ornament by Judith Nasatir. Interior Design, June 1, 1994.

Preserving the Old with a New Twist, Cover, pp. 6-7; Oculus: Journal of the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, March 1994.

A Stitch In Time : renewing a swatch of urban fabric by Herbert Muschamp, p. 42; The New York Times, Arts & Leisure Section, March 6, 1994.

Projects: George Ranalli, p. 30, Progressive Architecture, October 1993.

The Spirit of the Collector, p. 48; Lotus 76, 1993.

George Ranalli: Barn House and Pool House Projects, pp. 16-20, A.D. (Architectural Design), Vol. 62, no. 9/10, September/October 1992.

Maniglie di Architetti, p. 252; ABITARE 307, May 1992.

Manhattan Projections, pp. 16-17; Building Design, March 1992.

Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1990-1991, p. 81; The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Fall 1991

George Ranalli Architect, pp. 196-197; AD 100 Architects: Architectural Digest, August 1991.

Barn for ‘A’ Family in Red Hook, N.Y.,” pp. 12-13; Domus, No.721, November 1990.

The Loft Room: George Ranalli Architect, pp. 66-71; Lotus 66, 1990.

Have T-Square, Will Travel, Avenue Magazine, pp. 93-98, November 1989; Reprinted Japan Avenue, pp. 75-84; June/July 1990.

Projects: George Ranalli Architect, pp. 128-130; Progressive Architecture, June 1990.

Tower of Silence, pp. 78-79; OZ: Journal of the College of Architecture & Design, Kansas State University, 12, (1), Article 21, 1990.

Go East Young Architect, pp. 40, 42, 44; HG (House & Garden), February 1990.

Book Reviews:

“George Ranalli: Buildings and Projects” by Stanley Abercrombie, p. 154; Interior Design, November 1, 1989; 

“George Ranalli: Buildings and Projects, p. 57; Architectural Record, September 1989; 

“George Ranalli: Buildings and Projects, pp. 40-41; Architecture, June 1989.

Refined Inner Space: George Ranalli Buildings and Projects” by Nancy Goldring, pp. 30-31; Building Design, March 10, 1989;

“George Ranalli: Buildings and Projects” Paul Goldberger, Books, p. 1, New York Times, Sunday Arts & Leisure Section, January 1, 1989.

P/A Technics: The Uses of Steel, p. 102; Progressive Architecture, July 1987.

Capturing Light: George Ranalli, Architect, pp. 47-48; Metropolis, March 1987.


Loft Furniture Design : New York George Ranalli Architect, pp. 50-55; Domus, no. 672, May 1986.

XVII Triennale di Milano,“Il Progetto Domestico, George Ranalli, Architect, p. 187; Casa Vogue, April 1986, p. 187; Interior Design, April 1986, p. 237. .

New York loft : George Ranalli devises an ingenious house within a house by Anthony Vidler. Pp. 228-233; Interior Design, March 1, 1986.

IN MILAN, A LOOK AT HOW WE LIVE By FREDERIKA RANDALL, Special to the New York Times Published: March 20, 1986

The Castle in the House: George Ranalli Architect, pp. 54-61; Lotus No. 46, 1985.

TWO MANHATTAN APARTMENTS TURN ARCHITECTURE OUTSIDE IN By Joseph Giovannini. The New York Times: Home Section, April 5, 1984

Ranalli Studio, pp. 224-227; Interior Design, November 1983.

La Camera Chiara, pp. 46-48; Domus, no. 643, October 1983.

Architecture: George Ranalli, pp. 44-49; AD: Architectural Digest (Japanese Edition), November 1983.

Architettura: George Ranalli, Cover and pp. 86-91; AD: Architectural Digest (Italian Edition), August 1983.

Frehley House; Callender School Renovation, George Ranalli Architect, pp. 102-111; G.A. Houses 12: Global Architecture Series, 1982.

Internal Architecture, pp. 40-43; Domus, no. 631, September 1982.

Emerging Young Architects: Diversity and New Directions, Cover and p. 6; New York Times: Home Section, September 16, 1982.

Architecture: Houses of the Future, p. 167; Architectural Digest, October 1982.

Geometric Progressions, pp. 212-217; Interior Design, April 1982.

Architecture: George Ranalli, pp. 148-153; Architectural Digest, December 1981.

Una Torre nel Connecticut di George Ranalli, pp. 65-67; Gran Bazaar, July/August 1981

American Architecture: After Modernism, pp. 73-78; Architecture + Urbanism (A+U), Special Issue, no. 3, 1981

Reading Architectural Writing, pp. 76-77, 88; Residential Interiors, July/August 1980

Chicago Tribune Competition, p. 95; Progressive Architecture, June 1980

Design Awards pp. 106-107; Progressive Architecture, January 1980

L’école à Yale: Le Dessin Comme Architecture, pp. 50-53; Architecture Intérieure/Cree, December 1978/ January 1979.

Spaces for Selling ; American Institute of Architects Journal, July 1978.

First of August: George Ranalli, pp. 590-591; L’Architettura, No. 268, February 1978.

First of August, George Ranalli Architect, pp. 48-53; Architecture + Urbanism (A+U), No. 11, 1977.

First of August, George Ranalli Architect, pp. 1054-1056; Baumeister, November 1977.

Un Été à New York, pp. 104-107; Architecture intérieure/Cree, May/ June 1977.

Interior Design. “August Too: George Ranalli Architect,” Cover image, pp. 120-125; March 1977

Domus, Issue. 572, Immagine Interno- Esterno, pp. 32-33; July 1977.

George Ranalli/ New York Shop, pp. 553-557; A.D. (Architectural Design), vol. 47, no. 7-8, 1977.

America Now: Drawing Towards a More Modern Architecture, pp. 411, 422, 436; Architectural Design, Profiles 6, June 1977.

Domus Issue 563, October 1976, “Un Blocco Indipendente ed Abitabile.”  Ranalli Studio, Random House, “Living In One Room” George Ranalli Studio By Jon Naar & Molly Siple, p. 33. 

Two by George Ranalli, pp. 142-145; Interior Design, January 1976.

Griffiss Air Force Base Hospital, pp. 122-123; Architectural Record, February 1975.

Habitat Collectif, “Projet d’habitat plurifonctionnel,” p. 35; Architecture d’aujourd’hui, no. 161, 1972.



TIMES TOWER SITE COMPETITION & MAS BOARDS. The Skyscraper Museum, New York, N.Y. July 2014- January 2015, “TIMES SQUARE, 1984: The Postmodern Moment.” 

New Exhibition at the Skyscraper Museum Reveals Unrealized Times Square Designs POSTED ON WED, AUGUST 27, 2014 BY DANA SCHULZ

Valentine 2 Chair. “Highlights from the Modern Design Collection: 1900–Present, Part II,” May 23, 2011–July 1, 2012,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York.

Architectural League of N.Y., New York, N.Y., May 8-June 26, 2010, The City We Imagined, The City We Made. Saratoga Avenue Community Center, George Ranalli Architect.

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, George Ranalli Lock-it handle, designed 1991. Materials: aluminum. Dimensions: A) handle: 7-1/4 in., B) lock: 1-3/4 (diam.) in. Accession number 2010.13A-B. Design Arts Collection, August 2008. 

Valentine 2 Chair. “A Century of Design, Part IV: 1975-2000,” June 25, 2001–January 6, 2002.” A Century of Design, Part IV: 1975-2000. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. 

Yale University: Solo Exhibition, February 1- March 5, 1999, Yale School of Architecture Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Steel Chair by George Ranalli.Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, Collection of 20th Century Architecture & Design.  July 1996.

Artists Space Gallery, 38 Greene Street, New York, November 14, 1997-January 10, 1998. PRESENT TENSE: The Architecture of George Ranalli.

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada; June-September 1996. Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932, Models, George Ranalli Architect, FLW Models Permanent Collection.

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colo., U.S. Design: 1975-2000.  February-May 2002.  The show traveled in 2003 to Bass Museum of Art, Miami; the American Craft Museum, New York City, and Memphis Brooks Museum, Tennessee.

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colo. Architectural Hardware for the Union Co., Osaka, Japan, 1992, George Ranalli Architect, Permanent Collection, 20th Century Architecture & Design.

Valentine 2 Chair by George Ranalli, in “From Table to Tablescape,”The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. October 1990, Gallery 91.

Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, June 3-August 13, 1989. New York Architektur

American Institute of Architects, St. Louis, Mo., May 1989. Five Choose Five, 1989 National Convention and Design Exposition

Dentsu Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, September-November 1988. New York-Tokyo, D-Space Exhibit

From Table to Tablescape, Chicago, Ill., June-August 1988. Formica Company (New Prototype, chair)

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, May-June 1988. 10 On 10: The Critics Choice

Créer dans le créé L’architecture contemporaine dans les bâtiments anciens, Exposition, Paris, Centre National d’art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, May 27 – September 8, 1986.

“Creating in the Creation: Contemporary Architecture in Ancient Buildings”, May 27 to September 8, 1986 in the Center’s Information Center Pompidou. Philippe Robert and Isabelle Maheu-Viennot , Ed. CCI Information Center, Center Pompidou, Paris, France.

“Living In A Loft” by George Ranalli. Il Progetto Domestico : la casa dell’uomo, archetipi e prototipi. XVII Triennale di Milano, Palazzo della Triennale, Milano, January 18 – March 30, 1986. 

America/Europe: 10 New Chairs, Udine, Italy, May 1985. Furniture Exhibit. New Prototype, chair by George Ranalli Designs.

Young-Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Ill., October 1980. Architectural Projects

Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, August 1980. Creation and Recreation– America Draws

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Ill., May 1980. Chicago Tribune Competition: Late Entries

Newport Art Association, Newport, R.I., March 15-April 13, 1980. Architectural Projects: George Ranalli.

American Architectural Alternatives, Europe 1979-1980

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, November 1979. George Ranalli Architect.

Sperone Westwater and Fisher Gallery, New York, N.Y., October 1979. Elements of Architecture

New Americans, Rome, Italy, Summer-Fall 1979

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, N.Y., July 1979
Urban Open Spaces

Hudson River Museum, New York, N.Y., April-July 1979. Architecture for Children

The Drawing Center & Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, N.Y., 1977

Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, Calif., 1977. Drawing Towards A More Modern Architecture



Hypothetical Architectural Model of Frank Lloyd Wright thesis for The Living City  by George Ranalli Architect, for travel exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright And The Living : 

Antiguo Convento de Santa Maria de los Reyes, Sevilla, June 10, 2003 – November 30, 2003; Centro de Exposiciones de Benalmadena, Benalmádena, May 27, 2003 – June 29, 2003; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, November 21, 2002 – September 03, 2003; MARCO, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, June 27, 2002 – September 15, 2002 ; Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, June 02, 2002 – July 04, 2002 ; Vitra Design Museum, Berlin, July 13, 2001- October, 14, 2001 ; Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, April 04, 2001 – July 2, 2001 ; Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, Conde de Fenosa, La Coruña, October 19, 2000 – July 01, 2001 ; Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain, July 20, 2000 – September 24, 2000 ; Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, January 28, 2000 – March 30, 2000 ; Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, September 06, 1999 – November 09, 1999; Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, September 02, 1998 – November 04, 1998 ; Grassi Museum, Leipzig, January 11, 1998 – April 01, 1998 ; Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, October 06, 1998 – November 10, 1998 ; 

Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21st Century, Milwaukee Art Museum, November 12, 2011 – May 15, 2011 ; Phoenix Art Museum’s Steele Gallery, December 18, 2012 – April, 29, 2012.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-32, Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) Montreal, June 18 – September 22, 1996 ; Library of Congress, Washington D.C., Madison Gallery, Madison Building, November 14, 1996 – February 16, 1997;  Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., 2nd Floor Gallery, June 25 – September, 14, 1997. 

Carlo Scarpa, Architect: Intervening with History. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada, May 26 – October 31, 1999. 




NYC That Never Was: Alternate Plans for Times Square from 1984 MAS Competition By Benjamin Waldman. Posted Sept 09, 2014.  

Famed Architect George Ranalli Ditches Chelsea for Harlem By Gustavo Solis. DNAinfo Posted November 13, 2014. 

Archizer. Medieval Parametricism: Inside Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece, Zachary Edelson. Posted October 20, 2014

 NYC That Never Was: Alternate Plans for Times Square from 1984 –MAS
Competition. Benjamin Waldman. Architecture, New York. Posted September 8, 2014.

The Very Model of a University, Christopher Gray. New York Times, Streetscape, January 9, 2014.

A|N Blog: Quick Hits from the Architect’s Newspaper. Two Exhibitions Recall the Inspirational Work of Lauretta Vinciarelli. William Menking, Posted May 23, 2012.

Gateway: The Community Newsletter of Pratt Institute,  EYE ON ALUMNI, George Ranalli (B. Arch ’72), Architect. Posted September 2011.

GEORGE RANALLI. Italian America, January 1, 2011.

The Ten Most Positive Architectural Events of 2009 By Paul Golberger. The New Yorker, December 8, 2009.

NYSD House : George Ranalli ProfilePosted Oct 2, 2009.

Q & A : George Ranalli Architect. METROPOLIS Interview with Editor Susan Szenasy. Posted 2010.

ArchNewsNow. “Szenasy Sits Down With Ranalli to Discuss His Ethics, His Interest In
History, His Love of Craft, and His Attachment to New York City.” Posted November 11, 2010.

Policy Changes Yield Better Buildings in New York. Fast Company. Posted May 13, 2009.

ArchNewsNow. Community Building: Saratoga Avenue Community Center by George Ranalli : A New Community Center Re-imagines Public Architecture and What Civic Buildings Represent.” Posted January 14, 2009.

A|N Blog: Quick Hits from the Architect’s Newspaper. A BRIGHT SPOT IN BROOKLYN: Ranalli-designed NYCHA Addition Raises Bar in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Posted Mar 4, 2009

Empowering Architecture Slideshow – NY Times, Mar 27, 2009 A New Community Center in Brooklyn, With New Ideas: Architect. George Ranalli’s New Saratoga Avenue Community Center Attempts to Redefine the Form by Focusing on Permanence and Design. Posted January 5, 2009.

A|N Blog: Quick Hits from the Architect’s Newspaper. George Ranalli Designs. Posted September 25, 2008

George Ranalli: Lecture, Iconic Form. Los Angeles, Calif: Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC), 2007.

A|N Blog: Quick Hits from the Architect’s Newspaper. Campus Life. Posted September 21, 2005.

ON THE BOARDS, “The new New Museum by SANAA, plus public projects by Antoine Predock, Moshe Safdie, and George Ranalli.” Architecture : the AIA Journal, 93, 2, 39, January 1, 2004.

Waldorph School TV. Lecture. Southern California Institute of Architecture .George Ranalli Architect: Iconic Form. Web. March 21, 2007.

Ideas for Brick Architecture : George Ranalli Architect Saratoga Avenue Community Centre, New York. Posted September 30, 1999.

Design News. Door Jewels. George Ranalli Designs. Interiors Magazine, August 1991. 

ARCHITECTURE VIEW; Taking the Pulse of New American Architecture By Paul Goldberger. The Nw York Times. Published January 1, 1989

Giuseppe Zambonino PapersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture SeriesNew School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive, circa 1977 – 1982.


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George Ranalli’s Saratoga Avenue Community Center Picture Gallery

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Indianapolis Art Museum, LOCK-IT lever handle, GEORGE RANALLI DESIGNS

Lock-it lever handle by George Ranalli Designs


Notre Dame University, School of Architecture, October 15, 2014. “Building the Modern Gothic: George B. Post.”

The New York Landmarks Conservancy, February 25, 2014. George Ranalli:  Professional Circle Tour. Building the Modern Gothic, George B. Post.”

IFC Center: Screening. Documentary: SAGRADA: THE MYSTERY OF CREATION, November 3, 2014. Director Stefan Haupt. George Ranalli, Panel Speaker.

The Cooper Union: The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture. New York City. “Lebbeus Woods: A Celebration, Drawings.” April 26, 2014, George Ranalli, Panel Speaker.

University of Buffalo / SUNY, February 19, 2014. “George Ranalli, In Situ Design: People, History, Place”

Yale Club of New York, April 22, 2010. George Ranalli “In Situ Architecture & Design, People, History, Place.”

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, April 8, 2009. “George Ranalli :  In Situ Design: People, History, Place.”

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, February 12, 2009. “George Ranalli : In Situ Design: People, History, Place.”

Italian American Association of NY/ NYC Housing Authority, New York, October 23, 2008. “Andrea Palladio, Architect for the Ages”

American Institute of Architects, Alfred W. French III Lectures in Architecture, Naples, Florida, October 10, 2008. “George Ranalli Architect : Iconic Form”

Center for Architecture, AIA New York Chapter, September 1, 2007.

SCI-ARC, Southern California Institute of Architecture, March 21, 2007. “George Ranalli Architect: Iconic Form.”

Rice University, Houston, Texas, October 1999. “George Ranalli : Modern Architecture, Sensuality for the New Age.”

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., October 1997. “George Ranalli , From Program to Detail: A Practical Theory”

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisc., November 1996. “George Ranalli: From Program to Detail: A Practical Theory.”

Columbia University, New York, N.Y., November 1994. “George Ranalli , From Program to Detail: A Practical Theory.”

Yale University, New Haven, Conn., October 1994. “From Program To Detail: A Practical Theory.”

Italian Cultural Institute, New York, N.Y., March 1994. “George Ranalli Architect : Shape of Things in the Third Millenium”

SCI-ARC, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, Calif., February. 1994 “George Ranalli Architect : Autonomous Structures”

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., March 1992. “George Ranalli : Section In Autonomous Structure.”

University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, Lafayette, La., “George Ranalli Architect : Autonomous Structures.”

New York Institute of Technology, Westbury, N.Y., March 1992. “George Ranalli Architect : Autonomous Structures.”

Chicago Institute for Architecture & Urbanism, Chicago, Ill., March 1992. “Looping the Loop,” Panelist

University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, Ill., October 1991. “George Ranalli Architect : Autonomous Structures.”

Columbia University, New York, N.Y., April 1991. “Density and the City,” Panel Discussion.

The Municipal Art Society, New York, N.Y., March 1991. “George Ranalli, Writers Talk.”

Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., March 1991. “George Ranalli, Autonomous Structures.”

University of Texas, Austin, Tex., January 1991. “George Ranalli, Autonomous Structures.”

American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, November 1990. “Autonomous Structures.”

University of Colorado at Denver, October 1990. ACSA Western Regional Conference, Keynote Speaker.

Designer Saturday, A+D Building, New York, N.Y., October 1990. “West Goes East: Design in Japan,” Panel

The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., November 1989. “Autonomous Structures.”

Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., October 1989. “Autonomous Architecture.”

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 1989. “George Ranalli, Architecture, Imagination and Form.”

Steelcase Furniture, New York, N.Y., January 1989. “Dreams + Details : Paul Rudolph.”

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., November 1988. “Architecture: Imagination and Form.”

Steelcase Furniture, New York, N.Y., November 1988.

Dentsu Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, October 1988. “George Ranalli Architect : D-Space Project.”

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, N.Y., October 1988. “Architects Speak,” Series.

Yale University, New Haven, Conn., October 1988. “George Ranalli, Architecture, Imagination and Form.”

University of Colorado at Denver, September 1988. “Architecture: Imagination and Form,” The Devon Carlson Lecture.

Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, N.Y., May 1988. “George Ranalli Architect: The Poetics of Detail: The Architecture of Carlo Scarpa 1902-1978.”

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., March 1988. “George Ranalli Architect: On the Making of Form.”

SUNY Purchase, November 1987. “George Ranalli Architect: On the Making of Form,” Rosalind Kirschner Memorial Lectures in Architectural Design.

Louisiana Technical University, Ruston, La., April 1987. “On Criticism,” Seminar, Participant.

University of Washington, St. Louis, Mo., April 1987 “Points of Departure,” Seminar and Lecture.

Columbia University, New York, N.Y., March 1987 “George Ranalli Architect: On the Making of Form.”

Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., March 1987 “George Ranalli Architect: On The Making of Form.”

Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., February 1987 “George Ranalli Architect: On the Making of Form.”

European Architecture Students Association, Turin, Italy, August 1986 “George Ranalli Architect: Power of Form,” Annual Conference.

New School of Architecture, San Diego, Calif., February 1986 “George Ranalli Architect: Power of Form”

Auburn University, Auburn, Ala., April 1985 “George Ranalli Architect: The Essential Wal.l”

Montclair State College of Art, Montclair, N.J., February 1985 “George Ranalli Architect: Recent Work”

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa., November 1984. “George Ranalli Architect,Form, Space and Composition: Elements of Architecture”

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, October 1984 “George Ranalli Architect, Form, Space and Composition: Elements of Architecture.”

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y., April 1984 “George Ranalli Architect, Form, Space and Composition: Elements of Architecture.”

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, N.Y., February 1984 “George Ranalli Architect: Other Attitudes Towards History.”

The Architectural League, Emerging Voices Lecture Series, George Ranalli Architect, 1982.

University of California at Berkeley, November 1981 “George Ranalli Architect: Recent Work.”

University of California at Los Angeles, November 1981 “Architecture: A Discreet Object of Desire.”

Yale University, New Haven, Conn., February 1981 “George Ranalli Architect: Recent Work.”

Chicago Architecture Club, Chicago, Ill., December 1980 “The Architecture of Carlo Scarpa.”

University of Houston, Houston, Texas, November 1980 “George Ranalli Architect: Current Work.”

Rice University, Houston, Texas, November 1980 “George Ranalli Architect: Current Work.”

Newport Art Association, Newport, R.I., February 1980 “George Ranalli: Architectural Projects.”

Graham Foundation, Chicago, Ill., May 1980 “George Ranalli Architect: Recent Work”

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, November 1979, “George Ranalli Architect: Recent Work”

Montclair State College of Art, Montclair, N.J., February 1979 “George Ranalli Architect: Recent Work”

Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, New York, N.Y., May 1977 “From Pieces to Skins.”

University of California at Los Angeles, March 1977 “Constructional Coloration.”