Robert A. M. Stern is a practising architect, teacher and writer. Founder and Senior Partner in the firm of Robert A.M. Stern Architects of New York, is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and received the Medal of Honor of its New York Chapter in 1984.
He is the Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. He was previously a professor and Director of the Historic Preservation Department at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Mr. Stern served from 1984 to 1988 as the first director of Columbia’s Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecure. In 1976,1980, and 1996, he was among the architects selected to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale. In 1986 Mr. Stern hosted “Pride of Place: Building the American Dream”, an eight-part, eight-hour documentary television series aired on the Public Broadcasting System.