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Deborah Berke on Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion Map

For our inaugural "Noteworthy" column, in which an architect or designer reflects on an object that has inspired them, Deborah Berke discusses Buckminster Fuller's remarkable Dymaxion Map.

For our inaugural “Noteworthy” column, in which an architect or designer reflects on an object that has inspired them, Deborah Berke discusses Buckminster Fuller’s remarkable Dymaxion Map.

Tracing Palladio in Peter Eisenman’s Works

Clearly inspired by Palladio’s life work, Eisenman’s built and unbuilt houses of pearlescent walls have greatly echoed Palladio’s timeless villas.

Close your eyes and imagine a villa. You know, one with carefully proportioned walls, perhaps balanced along a systematic floorplan. Maybe the elevation can fold onto the floor – or superimpose the walls and roof plans to the exterior facade – and volumes match-up at invisible intersections. Any of this sound familiar? Architecture 101 anyone? Villa Rotonda Model overlaid with…

Yale to Renovate Complex Containing Kahn’s University Art Gallery

The New-York based Ennead architects are tasked with providing additions to the complex, which contains Louis Kahn's 1953 architectural marvel.

The Yale University Art Gallery (YUAG) stands at the corner of York and Chapel Streets in New Haven, within the walls of Louis Kahn’s 1953 architectural marvel. For the past six years, only the Kahn building at the YUAG has been open to visitors. But this coming December the entire complex, renovated and expanded, will re-open, marking the completion of…

Frank Gehry: “There’s not Enough Humanity in Buildings”

In conversation with Paul Goldberger at the Yale School of Architecture, the master blob-maker suggested that technology could be used to humanize the profession.

Disney Concert Hall Sometimes, you need to hear what you already know. A nightcap on the Open House events last Thursday, a conversation between Paul Goldberger and Frank Gehry didn’t bring to the fore any new insights on illustrious Gehry’s career, let alone reveal some new trajectory of the profession. Yet the themes that arose in their casual chatter—insecurity, intuition,…