Cummins Indy office building in downtown Indianapolis, a 10-story, cantilevered, steel-and-glass creation designed by Deborah Berke Partners. Photo: Deborah Berke Partners
This July, the prestigious Yale School of Architecture will get its first woman dean, Deborah Berke, FAIA, the founding partner of Deborah Berke Partners in New York City. Berke is currently a professor of architectural design at Yale, where she has been an adjunct professor since 1987.
Deborah Berke, FAIA
This Wednesday, April 13, Berke is speaking as part of the Dallas Architecture Forum‘s spring lecture series at 7 p.m. at the Magnolia Theatre in West Village, 3699 McKinney Ave. Check in and a reception start at 6:15 p.m.
Deborah Berke Partners is an architecture and design firm that has completed projects around the world. The firm’s work ranges in size from master plans for universities, large-scale civic buildings, ground-up boutique hotels, and private residences. A highlight of Berke’s residential work is the East End Compound project, which includes a renovated 1970’s house by East End modernist Norman Jaffe.
Berke has been published in every major design publication, including Dwell, The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Interior Design Best of Hospitality, Departures, Wallpaper, and Monocle. The firm’s many awards include nine AIA Design Awards, Architizer A+ Award, Conde Nast Readers’ Choice, Architectural Digest 100, and the Interior Design Hall of Fame.
Regardless of scale, Deborah Berke Partners creates buildings that are elegant, authentic, inventive, and modern.