Editor’s Statement

BRIAN CASH (M.Arch I ’19), LUKE STUDEBAKER (M.Arch I ’19) Delineated by that which soars above and swims below, the margin between earth and sky is an intensely spatial subject. From the fixed line relied upon in celestial navigation to the liminal zone of twilight, the horizon serves as one […]

On The Ground

NINO BOORNAZIAN, ALEJANDRO DURAN, MATTHEW WAGSTAFFE, MELISSA WEIGEL  (M.Arch I, ‘19), RON OSTEZAN, MEGHAN ROYSTER (M.Arch I, ‘18), JACK HANLY, MAIA SIMON (MED, ‘20) 10/24 The RUDOLPH OPEN is in the thick of round 2. Dukes of York BENJI RUBENSTEIN and MICHAEL LOYA (M.Arch I/MBA ‘19) are making another run […]

Who Cares If You Listen?

ALEJANDRO DURÁN (M.Arch. I, ‘19) Igor Stravinsky sat stunned backstage, looking out into the crowd. Before him was a calamitous scene: concert-goers from across Paris had packed the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées to watch what would become one of the most momentous events in the history of music—the premiere of the Rite […]

The Blue at the Horizon: Leaving room for the unknown in Architecture

PHOEBE HARRIS (M.Arch. I, ‘20) “To lose yourself: a voluptuous surrender, lost in your arms, lost to the world, utterly immersed in what is present so that its surroundings fade away. In Walter Benjamin’s terms, to be lost is to be fully present, and to be fully present is to […]

A Conversation with Alessandra Ponte

ALESSANDRA PONTE Alessandra Ponte is professor at the École d’architecture at the Université de Montréal. She has also taught at Princeton University, Cornell University, Pratt Institute, the ETH Zurich, and at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia. She is author of The House of Light and Entropy (AA Publications, 2014), […]

The Horizon is the Limit

MARTIN MAN (M.Arch. I, ‘19) To draw in perspective, one begins with a horizon line. When constructing a view, we are taught that parallels converge at points on said line, off of which is based a realistic approximation of a scene. Just as it is primary in sketching, the horizon is […]

Sites Beyond Instagram

AJ ARTEMEL (M.Arch. I, ‘14, Director of Communications, Yale School of Architecture) After the death of Zaha Hadid, ArtForum published a series of tributes to the late architect by peers and friends including Mark Wigley, Anthony Vidler, Daniel Libeskind, Nasser Rabbat, Frank Gehry, and Bernard Tschumi. These stirring passages were illustrated by Hadid’s […]

Exquisite Mission Statement

As a prime institution • in an increasingly complex world • we do not yet have apparent answers • The intention of the Yale School of Architecture • is to foster • a broad and informed understanding of architecture and its related disciplines • We work at the corner of […]