Archinect - News 2016-08-24T04:47:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149960403/yale-dean-deborah-berke-advocates-pluralism-in-pedagogy Yale Dean Deborah Berke advocates pluralism in pedagogy Julia Ingalls 2016-07-28T13:45:00-04:00 >2016-08-02T02:33:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x1/x114l424y40vih2e.jpg" width="514" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Deborah Berke, a practicing architect with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1466/deborah-berke-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a firm of over 60 employees</a> and former adjunct Yale professor, has replaced the inimitable <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/33199/robert-a-m-stern-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert "Bob" A.M. Stern</a> as the dean of the Yale School of Architecture. Berke has ideas about how to shape the future of the school's pedagogy. In an interview with the <a href="http://www.ctpost.com/living/article/Deborah-Berke-becomes-the-first-woman-dean-of-8403952.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CTPost</a>, she lays out her vision, which is centered on advancing the "history of pluralism":&nbsp;</p><p><em>In terms of curriculum, her definition of pluralism will expand to include more emphasis on how architecture can respond to the impact of climate change and globalization, both of which she emphasizes as &ldquo;rapid.&rdquo; For the student body, which is already about 50 percent female, and faculty, pluralism translates to broader diversity.</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;Let&rsquo;s put it this way,&rdquo; she says, &ldquo;the profession of architecture does not look like the population at large and I am going to work hard toward having the architects we train and the architects who teach be more reflective of the population at large.&rdquo;</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c3/c3fr8vzokwzk8zdm.jpg"></p><p>More on Deborah Be...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944474/kahn-brought-back-to-new-life-gorgeously-renovated-yale-center-for-british-art-due-to-reopen Kahn brought back to new life: gorgeously renovated Yale Center for British Art due to reopen Alexander Walter 2016-05-10T18:09:00-04:00 >2016-05-22T22:09:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vk/vk1jupits9p0xwqy.jpg" width="514" height="358" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The greatest work of art at New Haven&rsquo;s Yale Center for British Art is arguably the landmark building itself&mdash;and Louis Kahn&rsquo;s last structure is due to reopen this month after a 16-month renovation of its public galleries and lecture hall, and an upgrade of its accessibility, security, mechanical and electrical systems. This is the third phase of a $33m conservation project that began in 2008.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>"George Knight of Knight Architecture, who led the conservation work, says: &ldquo;The thing that kept me up at night was [thinking] how can we preserve the building, which is so architecturally rich, and do all this surgery so as not to disfigure the patient in any way?""</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dx/dxn9nmd0ch8m2lov.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pq/pq9viqq3j6d89dv9.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ab/abkzwimh2h9r7j01.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dl/dly896ai67zkfuaj.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bs/bs47h8wuqd12z813.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z4/z4du9l6559a29yq2.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ek/eksj1yb8goasvibj.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ec/eclef93zn5qg4rw3.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s0/s0p627qdhmbzqdyi.jpg"></p><p>All images courtesy of the <a href="http://britishart.yale.edu/architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale Center for British Art</a>.</p><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145510875/renovation-of-kahn-s-richards-labs-pleases-both-scientists-and-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renovation of Kahn's Richards Labs pleases both scientists and architects</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942171/yale-architecture-students-interview-dean-robert-a-m-stern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale architecture students interview Dean Robert A.M. Stern</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137490508/deborah-berke-named-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture-will-succeed-robert-a-m-stern-in-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Deborah Berke named Dean of Yale School of Architecture, will succeed Robert A.M. Stern in 2016</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149942171/yale-architecture-students-interview-dean-robert-a-m-stern Yale architecture students interview Dean Robert A.M. Stern Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-04-25T15:01:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T00:43:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o7/o7qnaxm5cv12ivc7.jpg" width="514" height="692" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[Yale students:] Why do you think architecture is important, and who do you think it serves, other than the golf players? (laughter) [Stern:] Architecture is everything about the man made environment. Some of it achieves the level of high art, some of it is good solid meat and potatoes, which is very important after all. You don&rsquo;t want to sit down to a dinner of foie gras every day in the week. Sometimes you want to have bangers and mash. [...] Architecture is an art&mdash;high and low.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="Robert A.M. Stern to step down as Dean of Yale School of Architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113360045/robert-a-m-stern-to-step-down-as-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert A.M. Stern to step down as Dean of Yale School of Architecture</a></li><li><a title='"Unfashionably Fashionable" - Justin Davidson on Robert A.M. Stern&rsquo;s Buildings' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/85774946/unfashionably-fashionable-justin-davidson-on-robert-a-m-stern-s-buildings" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Unfashionably Fashionable" - Justin Davidson on Robert A.M. Stern&rsquo;s Buildings</a></li><li><a title="Robert Stern refuses to sign petition for Pritzker to grant joint prize to Denise Scott Brown" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/71485649/robert-stern-refuses-to-sign-petition-for-pritzker-to-grant-joint-prize-to-denise-scott-brown" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Stern refuses to sign petition for Pritzker to grant joint prize to Denise Scott Brown</a></li><li><a title="The 30-Minute Interview - Robert A.M. Stern" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52190113/the-30-minute-interview-robert-a-m-stern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 30-Minute Interview - Robert A.M. Stern</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149938935/the-yale-architecture-studio-where-students-must-pitch-to-an-actual-client The Yale architecture studio where students must pitch to "an actual client" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-04-07T13:08:00-04:00 >2016-04-10T14:29:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cu/cubpdv0fb6ujhq2p.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;This kind of pedagogical approach, where students are engaged with a &lsquo;real&rsquo; client, has the potential to be very informative for the design process ... Usually people view constraints as detrimentally restrictive, but I think in this case it allows students to always have parameters by which to judge their work.&rdquo; [...] [Yanbo Li &rsquo;16] said that the studio is a &ldquo;perennial favorite&rdquo; among senior architecture majors from year to year, and said his own experience was not an exception.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/131807184/the-client-side-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The client side of architecture</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140406904/in-anticipation-of-centennial-yale-school-of-architecture-preps-pedagogy-and-place-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In anticipation of centennial, Yale School of Architecture preps "Pedagogy and Place" exhibition</a></li><li><a title="Breaking CAD: from meth house to Ball State studio project" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938788/breaking-cad-from-meth-house-to-ball-state-studio-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Breaking CAD: from meth house to Ball State studio project</a></li><li><a title='"How does one teach urban planning to pre-schoolers?"' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147729727/how-does-one-teach-urban-planning-to-pre-schoolers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"How does one teach urban planning to pre-schoolers?"</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/140406904/in-anticipation-of-centennial-yale-school-of-architecture-preps-pedagogy-and-place-exhibition In anticipation of centennial, Yale School of Architecture preps "Pedagogy and Place" exhibition Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-11-04T12:36:00-05:00 >2015-11-17T01:33:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d7/d763c206a81f1463a4dd92877b37b06d.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Pedagogy and Place: Celebrating 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale&rdquo;... will present YSoA alumni work and archival documents tracing the development of architecture education at Yale and the buildings that have housed the architecture program. [...] An auxiliary installation ... depicts more than 30 architecture schools from around the world to further illuminate the evolution of architecture education and the relationship between pedagogy and place.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The free and public exhibition &ldquo;Pedagogy and Place&rdquo; opens December 3 and is on display through May 7, 2016, located in Yale's Rudolph Hall gallery at 180 York St.</p><p>More news from the Yale School of Architecture:</p><ul><li><a title="Get Lectured: Yale, Fall '15" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/138875903/get-lectured-yale-fall-15" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get Lectured: Yale, Fall '15</a></li><li><a title="Deborah Berke named Dean of Yale School of Architecture, will succeed Robert A.M. Stern in 2016" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137490508/deborah-berke-named-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture-will-succeed-robert-a-m-stern-in-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Deborah Berke named Dean of Yale School of Architecture, will succeed Robert A.M. Stern in 2016</a></li><li><a title="Let's talk about money in architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/121582807/let-s-talk-about-money-in-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Let's talk about money in architecture</a></li><li><a title="Get Lectured: Yale, Spring '15" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118423391/get-lectured-yale-spring-15" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get Lectured: Yale, Spring '15</a></li><li><a title="Robert A.M. Stern to step down as Dean of Yale School of Architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113360045/robert-a-m-stern-to-step-down-as-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert A.M. Stern to step down as Dean of Yale School of Architecture</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/138875903/get-lectured-yale-fall-15 Get Lectured: Yale, Fall '15 Justine Testado 2015-10-13T12:46:00-04:00 >2015-10-13T12:48:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/af4xwen5f0zdvt1w.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is ready for another school year.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/pentagram" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pentagram</a>, the next featured poster comes from the <a href="http://archinect.com/yale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale University School of Architecture</a>.</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></strong></p><p>Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. in Hastings Hall (basement floor). Doors open to the general public at 6:15 p.m. Below are upcoming events only.</p><p><strong>Oct 15</strong><br>Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi / Weiss/Manfredi<br>Eero Saarinen Visiting Professors<br>&ldquo;Public Natures: Evolutionary Infrastructures&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 2</strong><br>M J Long / Long &amp; Kentish<br>&ldquo;Anatomy of a Shed&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 5</strong><br>Wolf Prix / Coop Himmelb(l)au<br>Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor<br>&ldquo;The Himmelb(l)au Project&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 12</strong><br>David W. Roth and R...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/137490508/deborah-berke-named-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture-will-succeed-robert-a-m-stern-in-2016 Deborah Berke named Dean of Yale School of Architecture, will succeed Robert A.M. Stern in 2016 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-09-25T13:30:00-04:00 >2015-09-29T19:24:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ju/juor6augo3kj7069.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Deborah Berke, founder of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1466/deborah-berke-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Deborah Berke Partners</a> in New York and architecture faculty member at Yale, has been named Dean of the <a href="http://archinect.com/yale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale School of Architecture</a>, to succeed current Dean Robert A.M. Stern effective July 1, 2016. She has taught at Yale for nearly thirty years, and began her now 60-person practice in 1982.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/77/77ankl87g0f6etc1.jpg"></p><p>Berke's academic approach to architecture is enthusiastically interdisciplinary, encouraging students to&nbsp;&ldquo;understand they are part of a larger cultural conversation.&rdquo; She plans to bring this collaborative focus to the deanship to develop stronger partnerships between the School of Architecture and other university disciplines. She will also be the first woman to serve as the school's Dean.</p><p>In her practice, Berke is known for a diversity of projects, ranging from preservation and adaptation of historic buildings, to large-scale urban landscape work, residential and commercial developments, cultural institutions, and recently, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115117011/deborah-berke-s-design-for-new-cummins-distribution-hq-is-unveiled" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">corporate headquarters of Cummins in downtow...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124300559/paul-rudolph-heritage-foundations-taps-nc-modernist-houses-masters-gallery Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundations Taps NC Modernist Houses' Masters Gallery kimweiss 2015-04-01T20:50:00-04:00 >2015-04-01T20:54:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2w/2ws3zrrg7lr1lojm.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paulrudolphheritagefoundation.org%2F&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=7509835c-a888-4ec8-8155-3cc27f1ba9ae" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation</a>&nbsp;(PRHF) in New York City has designated North Carolina Modernist Houses&rsquo; online archive as the official index for the residential work by the former dean of the Yale School of Architecture who inspired a generation of architects. &nbsp;</p><p>As the official archive,&nbsp;<a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncmodernist.org%2F&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=7509835c-a888-4ec8-8155-3cc27f1ba9ae" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Carolina Modernist Houses&nbsp;</a>(NCMH) will maintain and update the&nbsp;<a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncmodernist.org%2Frudolph&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=7509835c-a888-4ec8-8155-3cc27f1ba9ae" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Rudolph section of its archive</a>&nbsp;as houses are sold, changed, or threatened. NCMH has modified the page to add the PRHF logo, link, and connection. The Heritage Foundation is now directing visitors to the NCMH website exclusively for Rudolph-designed houses.</p><p>&ldquo;This is an innovative and groundbreaking partnership between an architecture foundation and our Masters Gallery archives,&rdquo; said NCMH Executive Director George Smart. &ldquo;We are honored to be the official site for Paul Rudolph&rsquo;s residential work, which will allow the PRHF to devote more of its resources towards protecting and saving Rudolph&rsquo;s non-residential buildings across A...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121582807/let-s-talk-about-money-in-architecture Let's talk about money in architecture Alexander Walter 2015-02-25T13:00:00-05:00 >2015-02-26T22:31:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1c/1c9ycp5c0zgp68vl.jpg" width="480" height="640" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Although money is often seen as a taboo topic in art schools, a group of Yale alumni is urging professional architects to place more value on the relationship between money and architecture. The Yale Architectural Journal&rsquo;s latest edition, titled &ldquo;Money,&rdquo; discusses the controversial role of money in the field of architecture. [...] ranging from Frank Gehry to Yale School of Architecture Professor Keller Easterling, the issue urges architects to reconsider the financial side of their work.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More about&nbsp;<em>Perspecta 47: Money</em> <a href="http://architecture.yale.edu/school/publications/perspecta-47-money" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/118423391/get-lectured-yale-spring-15 Get Lectured: Yale, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-01-15T13:20:00-05:00 >2015-01-22T23:46:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/le/lexwcdo8alfmyp9q.jpg" width="514" height="795" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/pentagram" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pentagram</a>, the next featured poster comes from the Yale School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. in Hastings Hall (basement floor). Doors open to the general public at 6:15 p.m. Below are upcoming events only.</p><p><em>Jan 15</em><br>George Morris Woodruff, Class of 1857 Memorial Lecture<br><strong>Anthony Vidler </strong>/ Vincent Scully Visiting Professor in Architectural History<br>&ldquo;The Brutalist Epoch: Histories, Theories, and Criticisms"</p><p><em>Jan 22</em><br><strong>Niall McLaughlin</strong> / Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor<br>&ldquo;Origins and Translations&rdquo;</p><p><em>Feb 12</em><br>Gordon H. Smith Lecture<br><strong>Steve Burrow...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113360045/robert-a-m-stern-to-step-down-as-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture Robert A.M. Stern to step down as Dean of Yale School of Architecture Archinect 2014-11-10T19:13:00-05:00 >2014-11-12T16:31:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qeti5xb0ss9v7mlu.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After nearly two decades of leadership, School of Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern ARC &rsquo;65 is reportedly planning to step down. Five faculty and administrative staff members at the School of Architecture said that Stern will retire from the school when his term as dean concludes in Spring 2016. Professor Michelle Addington added that he has also been a major influence on her own approach to architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/107556580/get-lectured-yale-university-fall-14 Get Lectured: Yale University, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-08-27T16:18:00-04:00 >2014-08-27T19:11:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zj/zj29srs2ge1vwpa9.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As the new school year approaches, Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is back! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://www.pentagram.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pentagram</a>, our first poster comes from the Yale School of Architecture with their Fall 2014 Lectures and Exhibitions. Lecturers include FAT Architecture, Tod Williams Billie Tsien, Gray Organschi Architecture, SHoP Architects, and Patkau Architects.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are lectures only. Lectures begin 6:30 PM in Hastings Hall (basement floor). Doors open to the public at 6:15 PM.</p><p><strong>AUGUST</strong></p><p><em>Aug. 28</em><br>Sean Griffiths, Charles Holland, and Sam Jacob / Eero Saarinen Visiting Professors<br>&ldquo;Once More with Feeling&rdquo;</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Sept. 4</em><br>Elizabeth Gray and Alan Organschi / Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Pr...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95557498/get-lectured-yale-spring-14 Get Lectured: Yale, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-03-13T13:10:00-04:00 >2014-03-13T14:03:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yz/yzvs9zxf87kpqdef.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong><br><br>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our poster today comes from the Yale University, School of Architecture. Just like <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83595253/get-lectured-yale-fall-13" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">last Fall</a>, their poster was designed by Michael Bierut and Jessica Svendsen of Pentagram.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming events only. Lectures begin at 6:30 pm in Hastings Hall (basement floor of Paul Rudolph Hall), unless noted. Doors open to the general public at 6:15 pm, unless noted.</p><p><strong>MARCH</strong></p><p><em>March 26-27</em><br>5:00 pm<br><strong>Bruno Latour </strong><br>March 26: &ldquo;How Better to Register the Agency of Things: Semiotics&rdquo;<br>March 27: &ldquo;Ho...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87370209/gunman-reported-on-yale-s-old-campus Gunman reported on Yale's Old Campus Archinect 2013-11-25T12:22:00-05:00 >2013-11-25T12:22:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5d/5d359eac0077c86916d0f6ba39f6ee79.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Yale sent out an email alert at 10:17 a.m. It read: &ldquo;New Haven Police have received an anonymous call from a phone booth in the 300 block of Columbus Avenue reporting a person on the Yale Campus with a gun. There have been NOT confirmations or sightings of this person. Yale and New Haven police are in the area. If you have information, please call 911 immediately. Yale Police advises those on campus to remain in their current location and shelter in place until there is additional information.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/83595253/get-lectured-yale-fall-13 Get Lectured: Yale Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-07T12:21:00-04:00 >2013-10-30T11:43:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/joxxd629jbfq4izq.jpg" width="514" height="795" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Our first poster of the week comes from the Yale School of Architecture, specially designed by <a href="http://www.pentagram.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pentagram</a>, Michael Bierut, and Jessica Svendsen.<br> (It's hard to not get hypnotized by that typography, no?)</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> Below are events listed under Lectures only. Lectures begin at <strong>6:30 pm</strong> in <strong>Hastings Hall (basement floor)</strong>. Doors open to the public at <strong>6:15 pm</strong>.</p> <p> <strong>AUGUST</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>August 29</strong></em><br><strong>John Spence</strong><br> Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Architecture Fellow<br><strong>&ldquo;Five Star Hippie&rdquo;</strong><br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 5</strong></em><br><strong>Sylvia Lavin</strong><br><strong>&ldquo;Architecture That Is Near and Arc...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65086364/yale-gallery-s-135-million-expansion-reveals-riches Yale Gallery’s $135 Million Expansion Reveals Riches Archinect 2013-01-08T14:07:00-05:00 >2013-01-09T10:09:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/69/690f89f17c7058a78d5990a36573f131.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After nine years and $135 million, the Yale Art Galleries on the university&rsquo;s campus in New Haven, Connecticut, have reopened to display the treasures you more typically find in a big-city museum. The project is the culmination of a campus-wide arts master plan that has taken 17 years and $500 million.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/63473645/a-world-class-encyclopedic-art-museum-complex-re-opens-in-new-haven A world-class encyclopedic art museum, complex re-opens in New Haven Nam Henderson 2012-12-15T18:22:00-05:00 >2012-12-18T16:59:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/40/40jclffl11i8k82q.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Balance. For decades we&rsquo;ve had an art culture that tries to wow us with too muchness &mdash; blockbusters, biennials, bank-breaking museum buildings no one needs &mdash; and that ends up delivering way too little. Could it be that the day of just enough is upon us, and that Yale&rsquo;s just right museum is a bellwether?</p></em><br /><br /><p> Holland Cotter reviews the final results of the $135 million renovation and expansion of Yale&rsquo;s museum complex.&nbsp; The entire refurbished complex &mdash; a block-and-a-half-long stretch that is itself a museum of changing architectural styles &mdash; officially re-opened two weeks ago. Consisting of the 1953 Kahn building and two adjacent buildings on Chapel Street &mdash; the so-called Old Yale Art Gallery, a 1928 neo-Florentine Gothic building and Street Hall, a Ruskinian Gothic structure from 1866 &mdash; the renovations and additions have combined to give the respected institution an "<em>aura of a destination</em>'. The paper also recently published <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/arts/design/jock-reynolds-transformative-director-of-yale-art-gallery.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a profile of Jock Reynolds, director of the Yale University Art Gallery, by Charles McGrath</a>. Therein McGrath explored the successful tenure of the sculptor turned director who has "<em>caused hundreds of millions of dollars...to pour into Yale&rsquo;s coffers</em>" or to put it another way "<em>He makes money rain on the place</em>".</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62457663/yale-s-women-in-architecture-reunion-examines-gender-diversity Yale's "Women in Architecture" reunion examines gender diversity Archinect 2012-11-30T11:59:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T18:57:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6b1d167566ac3db817e9528c666285c3.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>From Friday evening to Saturday afternoon, 180 alumnae and current female students alike will gather at the school to discuss issues such as evolving design practices and the intersection of architecture and activism, School of Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern said. But the symposium&rsquo;s larger goal is to allow graduates to share their experiences as women architects, he explained.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/61242590/symposium-sheds-light-on-nelson Symposium sheds light on Nelson Archinect 2012-11-12T11:36:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T11:36:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5e3afe1009d13fcce25bc6fa90784bb9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the lecture series &ldquo;Context and Collaboration&rdquo; given by Paul Makovsky of Metropolis Magazine, Pullman and architect Jane Thompson of the Thompson Design Group, Nelson was described as rejecting the Howard Roark paradigm of the &ldquo;hero architect&rdquo; due to his socially conscious approach and his choice to work on interiors during the mid-20th century when furniture design was considered &ldquo;feminine.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/59896154/hearing-the-future-of-architecture Hearing the Future of Architecture Archinect 2012-10-23T12:01:00-04:00 >2012-10-23T21:47:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/66/66174f138c57780885f52a95620fd4b8.jpg" width="514" height="418" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last week, Raj Patel, principal and acoustic consultant at&nbsp;Arup treated the crowd at Yale School of Architecture&rsquo;s Sound of Architecture Symposium to a presentation on his company&rsquo;s Sound Lab. The Sound Lab uses a battery of speakers arranged in a spherical configuration to mimic the acoustic properties of a digital architectural model. In real time, designers can change the shape of a hall, the material of the seats, the angle of the walls, and hear how it might affect the acoustics...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/56827749/the-yale-daily-news-summarizes-last-night-s-workac-lecture The Yale Daily News summarizes last night's WORKac lecture Archinect 2012-09-07T12:50:00-04:00 >2012-09-11T09:33:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/53/5359d6d7195b3f47395c7ad3b944b43f.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;We don&rsquo;t believe architecture can solve anything,&rdquo; Andraos said of the relationship between environmentalism and design in WORKac&rsquo;s creations. &ldquo;Rather, we feel this is a question of impacting culture. In the architect&rsquo;s Sisyphean relation to power, we believe in the visionary, and his agency to radicalize and to move culture.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/53302366/yale-assembly-pavilion Yale Assembly Pavilion Archinect 2012-07-10T19:04:00-04:00 >2012-07-16T20:23:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3y/3yg5or3d5zw9ggne.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> A team of students from Yale's <a href="http://www.architecture.yale.edu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School of Architecture</a> has shared with us their pavilion project which acted as the ticket and information booth at the New Haven International Festival of Arts and Ideas this June. The pavilion was designed, built, and fund-raised this spring and summer in the 'Assembly' seminar led by faculty member Brennan Buck. The seminar sought to explore the relationship between digital design and fabrication on the one hand and public engagement and visual dynamism on the other.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vc/vcqsx3hwk8huusjb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gm/gm1wgwm13jww18sz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Here's the project description we've received from the students:</p> <p> A pavilion for the International Festival of Arts and Ideas opened on Friday, June 15 on the New Haven Green as the product of the &lsquo;Assembly&rsquo; seminar led by faculty member Brennan Buck. Thirteen students and teaching assistant Teoman Ayas completed the design work during the spring semester, with fabrication and assembly following in the early weeks of summer.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d4/d41cyhx77phr7ktq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> All fabrication work was completed in the scho...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/50566571/kevin-roche-in-his-own-words Kevin Roche in His Own Words Archinect 2012-06-07T13:09:00-04:00 >2012-06-10T19:48:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ph/phzwes3hunsc71bp.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In 2008, while conducting research on the work of celebrated modernist Kevin Roche (b. 1922), Yale School of Architecture associate professor Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen conducted a series of interviews with the architect in his Hamden, Connecticut, home. She included selections from the interviews in Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment (Yale University Press, 2011), the monograph published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/46268909/redrawing-the-architecture-major Redrawing the architecture major Archinect 2012-04-25T18:15:10-04:00 >2012-04-26T11:20:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/12/127d907f5cf51b113b02bfcfb5f916a5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Yale&rsquo;s new undergraduate architecture program treads a fine line between Yale College&rsquo;s liberal arts philosophy and the preprofessional culture of its home in the Architecture School&rsquo;s Rudolph Hall. Due to the major&rsquo;s rigorous coursework early on and focus on production, six undergraduate students in the major interviewed said that they feel the program is more &ldquo;preprofessional&rdquo; than other majors at Yale.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/44774027/gehry-and-goldberger-live-discussion-from-yale Gehry and Goldberger, live discussion from Yale Archinect 2012-04-12T19:27:00-04:00 >2012-04-12T19:57:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wz/wzdrdcpm56in55w1.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Check out the <a href="http://www.livestream.com/yale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">live stream</a> of the discussion between Paul Goldberger and Frank Gehry at Yale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/44629599/the-new-architect The New Architect Archinect 2012-04-11T13:18:00-04:00 >2012-04-27T16:31:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5d/5db895e0c4d0805220fd9d0188e8d056.jpg" width="514" height="265" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This past Monday the anti-establishment infiltrated Yale School of Architecture in a dashing gold scarf. Seducing the audience with a breathless stream of &ldquo;Frenglish,&rdquo; whose charm derived from the speaker&rsquo;s sheer enthusiasm for his subject, Fran&ccedil;ois Roche rose to a god-like status typically only afforded movie stars. And if there were a god in whose likeness he is modeled, it would have to be Janus, the forward-backward-looking deity of beginnings and transitions.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105409/r-sie-n-cancellation-letter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">R&amp;Sie(n) (cancellation letter)</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/34251058/yale-architecture-majors-slide-into-dubai Yale architecture majors slide into Dubai Archinect 2012-01-12T12:03:00-05:00 >2012-01-18T22:13:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3b/3b48867316db8cd287460454319f3ca0.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Seniors in the architecture major will have to abandon T-squares and straight edges for their latest project: designing water slides for the Wild Wadi Water Park in Dubai. The students will enter their designs into a global architecture contest sponsored by the Jumeirah hotel chain, which owns the water park.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/26287989/chipperfield-talks-architectural-balance Chipperfield talks architectural balance Archinect 2011-11-04T13:11:37-04:00 >2011-11-11T05:13:51-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/72/723654425a1ebe0e0ca5faaa2b370a62.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"It was a shock to come out [of graduate school] and realize [modern architects] were a public enemy,&rdquo; Chipperfield said. This &ldquo;hostile public opinion,&rdquo; he said, was the result of poor work by the previous generation of architects, whose bad reputation became projected onto Chipperfield and his contemporaries. Furthermore, the damage to England&rsquo;s monuments and other edifices caused in World War II contributed to the public&rsquo;s grim outlook on architecture, he added.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/17888564/exhibition-at-yale-school-of-architecture-gallery-examines-work-of-architect-stanley-tigerman Exhibition at Yale School of Architecture Gallery examines work of architect Stanley Tigerman Archinect 2011-08-23T13:24:42-04:00 >2011-08-23T13:25:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9b3405eef1303485f23e531b3037bb55.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The career of eminent architect and educator Stanley Tigerman is the subject of a retrospective exhibition opening at the Yale School of Architecture Gallery, in historic Paul Rudolph Hall, on August 22, 2011. Ceci n&rsquo;est pas une r&ecirc;verie*: The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman, which remains on view through November 5, 2011...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/6591882/kevin-roche-architecture-as-environment-yale-press Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment: Yale Press Paul Petrunia 2011-05-16T20:41:24-04:00 >2011-05-17T12:33:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ef/ef08l4alcke5aztt.jpg" width="490" height="447" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo met in the Saarinen office, where Roche was Saarinen's indispensible lead designer and Dinkeloo directed the firm's production. Upon Saarinen's sudden death in 1961 the pair assumed control of the firm, completing a series of highly significant projects then in construction or on the boards (including Dulles Airport, the CBS Building, Bell Labs and the St. Louis Arch) after which, in 1966, they seamlessly transitioned into their own independent practice.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>