Tag Archives: Yale

More of Yale’s new campuses

Got a wonderful gift in the mail today. It was a card from Robert A.M. Stern Architects, of the sort I often get, and which often give me pleasure. But this was more – more pleasure, because more photos of … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Photography, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The old new Nave at Yale

The Nave, as the entrance hall of the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale has long been known, was meticulously restored by Helpern Architects in 2014, revealing forgotten glories in the stonework by the original architect, James Gamble Rogers. I visited … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Preservation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Yale campus progress

Gary Brewer has sent two photographs of the work to date on the two new residential colleges at Yale, Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray. They are exquisite, to quote Elizabeth Moule’s assessment in an email to the TradArch listserv. Also … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Yale lecture: Krier on Speer

Léon Krier does not seem to dislike modern architecture as much as I do, but he may dislike it with much more passion. The architectural theorist, master planner of Prince Charles’s new town Poundbury, and practitioner of his own edgy … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Architecture History, Video | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Work on new Yale campus

After driving down to attend the Palladio Awards at the New Haven Lawn Club on Wednesday afternoon (alas, the wrong day), I offered myself the compensatory pleasure of viewing construction well under way at Yale’s new campus quads, designed by Robert … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Yale’s ‘edifice complex’?

Hartford Courant architecture critic Duo Dickinson has written a fine piece on Yale’s two new residential colleges, under construction in New Haven. Yale’s expenditure of more than half a billion (b) to recapture the work of architect James Gamble Rogers’s … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

New HQ for classical revival

The School of Architecture at Notre Dame hosts the only major classical curriculum in the world, so far as I know. There are one or two schools and departments at the university level that offer a choice of curricula, such … Continue reading

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Architecture Education, Architecture History, Urbanism and planning | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments