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30. Cesar Pelli: New Haven, World Headquarters. The architecture of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects: a survey of work, near and far.

The Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc., at Albertus Magnus College - Yale St. Thomas More Catholic Center

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Yale St. Thomas More Catholic Center 268 Park St New HavenCT  06511
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Yale St. Thomas More Catholic Center 268 Park St New HavenCT  06511

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What's Included

An introduction and overview of the architect Cesar Pelli and the design work done at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in New Haven for projects all over the world. This talk will visit the history of a practice that began in 1977 in New Haven when Cesar Pelli became the dean at the Yale School of Architecture and partnered with Fred Clarke to establish what has become one of the most prolific and influential architectural firms, designing some of the world’s tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks. We will discuss the process and philosophy of design, the culture of the New Haven office, and in some detail, several selected recent projects of various types. Tour of St. Thomas More Center following talk. Parking information upon registration.

About This Organizer

The Institute for Learning in Retirement Inc. at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut is a non-profit, community based group of active adults over the age of 55 who share a love of learning. At its heart, ILR is an academic program designed to suit varied interests. We enjoy college-level academic pursuits without concern for credit, grades or prerequisites. This creates unique educational opportunities made possible by members who volunteer their time and by collaborative leadership. All our classes are held during the day at varied locations within the Greater New Haven area.

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  • The Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc., at Albertus Magnus College

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Yale St. Thomas More Catholic Center 268 Park St New HavenCT  06511
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