Yale faculty members and celebrated artists, innovators, architects and critics talk about aspects of design and architecture, and the social and environmental ramifications of building and design.
Louis I. Kahn and the Ruins of Rome
Vincent Scully lectures on the classical influences on Louis Kahn. He analyzes ways that Kahn’s experience with classical architecture, particularly Roman, but also Egyptian and Hebrew informed his architectural vision and shaped his designs.
Yale School of Architecture: Building Project at 40
Paul Brouard, Director of the Yale School of Architecture Building Project, discusses the Yale building program from its first project to the New Haven single-family houses School of Architecture students have been putting up for 18 years.
The Quest for Modernism at Yale
Paul Goldberger, journalist, architecture critic of The New Yorker magazine, holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at The New School in New York City.
Robert A.M. Stern on The Beinecke Library
Robert A.M. Stern, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, founder of Robert A. M. Stern Architects, and author discusses the architectural history of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University's principle repository for rare books and archival materials.
Philip Johnson: Life and work examined by famed architectural critic
Vincent Scully, Yale Sterling Professor Emeritus of the History of Art discusses the life and work of Philip Johnson at the Yale Tomorrow campaign launch.
Library Architecture at Yale
Three of America's foremost architects discuss the architecture and design of Yale's libraries. The panel was organized to mark the dedication of the Bass Library on November 30, 2007.