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May 18, 2018

Yale Residential Colleges Win 2018 AIA Housing Award

Yale Residential Colleges Win 2018 AIA Housing Award

The American Institute of Architects announced today that Robert A.M. Stern Architects' two new residential colleges at Yale University have been honored with a 2018 Housing Design Award.

Benjamin Franklin College and Pauli Murray College, Yale's first new residential colleges in fifty years, housing 452 students each on a triangular 6.2-acre site, carry forward the Collegiate Gothic style established by architect James Gamble Rogers between the two world wars while achieving 21st-century standards of collegiate living and environmental responsibility. RAMSA Partners Robert A.M. Stern, Graham S. Wyatt, and Melissa DelVecchio led the design. For more information about the new colleges, please click here.

The AIA’s Housing Awards program, now in its 18th year, recognizes the best in housing design and promotes the importance of good housing as a necessity of life. The Best in Housing Design Celebration will be held during the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York. For more information about the program, please click here. The colleges have also been honored with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA) New England's Bulfinch Award; ICAA New York's Stanford White Award; Traditional Building's Palladio Award; and the Society for College and University Planning's 2018 Excellence in Architecture Award

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