Architecture

Long, Mary-Jane. (4 of 13). National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:36

  • Shelf mark

    C467/26

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1997-10-15

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's office, London

  • Interviewees

    Long, Mary-Jane, 1939- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 4: Description of the course and student working patterns at Yale; remarks on the school buildings – originally Louis Kahn’s Yale art gallery, later Paul Rudolph’s building; relations between junior and senior students on the course; presence of Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Eldred Evans on master’s course at Yale; teaching of Colin St John Wilson and James Stirling at Yale; discussion of MJL’s thesis project for a Benedictine monastery; description of the teaching at Yale, including that of Peter Millard, Paul Rudolph and Philip Johnson; progress of MJL’s own work at Yale; remarks on her contemporaries as students including David Selhirst and Robert Stern; remarks on the number of female students amongst MJL’s contemporaries.

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