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Robert A.M. Stern: Dean of Architects

January 17, 2012

Robert A.M. Stern is one of the worlds most creative and successful architects. His contributions to Philadelphia include the skyline-defining Comcast Center, the master plan for Philadelphia’s Navy Yard, the University of Pennsylvania's McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Drexel’s new LeBow College of Business building. Stern is also Dean of the Yale School of Architecture and founder and senior partner of Robert A.M. Stern Architects of New York City. Stern has published several books, is the subject of 15 books, and his work is the permanent collection of numerous museums including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Stern’s talk will be part of the Farajollah & Maryam Badie AARFA lecture series of the department of Architecture and Interiors and takes place on Tuesday, January 17th at 6:30 PM in the Mandell Theater (33rd & Chestnut Sts.).  The lecture titled “Architecture and Place,” will focus on the power of architecture to improve our cities and college campuses.