Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA, is a practicing architect, teacher, and writer. He received the AIA New York Chapter’s Medal of Honor in 1984 and the Chapter’s President’s Award in 2001. He received the Athena Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism and the Board of Directors’ Honor from the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America in 2007. As founder and senior partner of Robert A. M. Stern Architects, he personally directs the design of each of the firm’s projects.
In addition to monographs on the firm’s work, Stern has written or coauthored numerous books including Pride of Place: Building the American Dream; Modern Classicism; a series on architecture and urbanism in New York City (New York 1900; New York 1930; New York 1960; New York 1880; and New York 2000); Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City; Pedagogy and Place: 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale; and most recently, The New Residential Colleges and Yale: A Conversation Across Time.