Monday, October 2, 2023

PR: AIA Connecticut Announces a Three-Part Lecture Series by Yale Associate Dean of Architecture, Phil Bernstein




(New Haven, CT, June 4, 2018): The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is holding a three-day lecture series on consecutive Mondays in June at their New Haven Training Facility focusing on Technology, Project Delivery and the Agency of the Architect. The program is funded by a grant from the AIA Trust, providers of the AIA Trust Professional Liability Insurance Program, and sponsored by Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc., the CNA Insurance Companies, and Microsol Resources. This important and timely series presented by Phillip Bernstein, FAIA will explore the challenges and opportunities posed by an array of new technological advances, as well as changes in delivery methods and how those technologies have affected the standard of care, architectural scope of services, risk and compensation.

The series begins June 11 with Technology and Delivery Context, which will examine the three waves of the history of AEC technology as it has developed in three waves: CAD, BIM and Big Data. June 18 will focus on Technologically Enabled Design Methodologies, and the final lecture on June 25 will focus on New Value Propositions and Business Models. Each lecture begins at 9am and will conclude at 11am.

Phil Bernstein, FAIA RIBA LEED AP© is an architect, technologist and educator. Phil is the Associate Dean and a Lecturer at the Yale School of Architecture. He was formerly a Vice President at Autodesk where he was responsible for setting the company’s future vision and strategy for technology. Prior to his work at Autodesk, Phil was a principal at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, where he managed many of the firm’s most complex commissions.

Please call 203-865-2195 or go to the following link for more information:

About AIA Connecticut:

AIA Connecticut serves the architectural profession, encourages design excellence, and works to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments.  Activities of the chapter include continuing education programs, presentations by renowned architects, a speakers’ bureau on architectural topics, events on the design, construction, and historic preservation fields, advocacy on the State and Federal level, and an annual convention and design exposition.  For more information, visit AIA Connecticut’s website at