Robert A. M. Stern: The Limestone Jesus

November 4, 2014 2:45 PM

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Robert A. M. Stern: The Limestone Jesus

"Buildings should not look like Lady Gaga. I think it is much more exciting to enter into a dialogue with the past" says the acclaimed American architect Robert A.M. Stern in this video presenting 'The Limestone Jesus'-building, 15 Central Park West in New York.

"The city is made up of background buildings and foreground buildings", Stern says echoing observations from his teacher Paul Rudolph who said that "modern architects are great in making one off buildings that would stand by themselves and celebrate themselves, but they have not learned how to make ...

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