2020 CAF Film Event – The World’s Tallest Architect – A Documentary On César Pelli

The life and work of  César Pelli, FAIA and Modernism, explained by Pelli, world renowned architectural critics and students.

The American Institute of Architects named him one of the ten most influential living American architects in 1991 and awarded him the AIA Gold Medal in 1995. In 2008, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat presented him with The Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award.

The film, produced between 2000-2003, includes interviews with César Pelli, former dean, Yale School of Architecture, Robert Stern (Then-Dean, Yale School of Architecture), writer and critic Paul Goldberger, critic Michael Crosbie, Kevin Roche FAIA, and others, with views of buildings and structures designed by Pelli with his architectural firm, including the Petronas Towers (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) and the North Terminal, Reagan Washington National Airport.

Sebastian Neville, Cinematographer/Producer/Editor of the documentary will be at the event.

Thank you to the sponsors and to all that attended the event on  January 24th
at St. Thomas More, The Catholic Chapel & Center at Yale University.

Photos from the evening – Photo Gallery

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