The Wall Street Journal's Alexandra Wolfe profiles Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA, the outgoing dean of the Yale School of Architecture. (The university announced in September that Deborah Berke, FAIA, would be replacing him beginning July 1, 2016. ARCHITECT interviewed Berke shortly after the announcement.) Stern began in the role in 1998, and is releasing a book on the School of Architecture's 100-year anniversary. His eponymous New York City firm's portfolio includes New York's 15 Central Park West, Philadelphia's Comcast Center, and 220 Central Park South, which is scheduled to be completed by 2018. (Check out ARCHITECT's past coverage of Stern.) In a world of computers, he values sketching by hand. "As architecture goes more and more digital, architects are more and more cut off from the actual construction process," he tells The Wall Street Journal. Read the complete article at The Wall Street Journal.
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