Robert Arthur Morton Stern, usually credited as Robert A. M. Stern (born May 23, 1939), is a New York City–based architect, educator, and author. He is the founding partner of the architecture firm, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, also known as RAMSA. From 1998 to 2016, he was the Dean of the Yale School of Architecture.
His firm’s major works include the classically styled New York apartment building, 15 Central Park West; two residential colleges at Yale University; Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution; and the modernist Comcast Center skyscraper in Philadelphia. In 2011, Stern was honored with the Driehaus Architecture Prize for his achievements in contemporary classical architecture.
Books in order of publication:
New Directions in American Architecture (1969)
George Howe : Toward a Modern American Architecture (1975)
New York 1900 : Metropolitan Architecture and Urbanism 1890–1915 (1983)
New York 1930 : Architecture and Urbanism Between the Two World Wars (1987)
Modern Classicism (1988)
Pride of Place : Building the American Dream (1986)
New York 1960 : Architecture and Urbanism Between the Second World War and the Bicentennial (1997)
New York 1880 : Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age (1999)
New York 2000 : Architecture and Urbanism Between the Bicentennial and the Millennium (2006)
The Philip Johnson Tapes : Interviews by Robert A.M. Stern (2008)
Paradise Planned : The Garden Suburb and the Modern City (2013)
Pedagogy and Place: 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale (2016)
The New Residential Colleges at Yale: A Conversation Across Time (2018)