Yale School of Architecture Public Lecture Series
Professors Tsien and Williams discuss their design philosophy as it relates to their current work.
Billie Tsien and Tod Williams
William B. and Charlotte Shepherd Davenport Visiting Professors
November 6, 2014
This lecture was a surveys recent work the firm, Tod Williams/Billie Tsien Architecture including the new Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA; the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, VT; Tata Consultancy Services campus at Banyan Park, India; Savidge Library at the MacDowell Colony; Andlinger Center...
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, co-founders and design partners of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects I Partners, in New York—and currently John C. Portman design critics at Harvard GSD—will share their working process through a discussion of recent projects, focusing on design from the inside out, and the importance...
Annabelle Selldorf | Selldorf Architects
February 3, 2016
Annabelle Selldorf founded Selldorf Architects in 1988. She has worked at the intimate scale of residential design, in the public realm for cultural institutions, and at the infrastructural scale of a municipal recycling facility. Selldorf’s sensitivity to both program and material, as...
Recorded: October 24, 2012
In this excerpt from their 2012 Current Work lecture, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien discuss their projects the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, The Barnes Foundation Building, and the Lakeside Center in Prospect Park.
The Architectural League’s Current Work series presents the...
Dibattito 'Dialogue on Details' organizzato da Toshiko Mori con Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, Tod Williams, Billie Tsien, Raymund Ryan, Wang Shu, David Chipperfield.
Discussion 'Dialogue on Details' organized by Toshiko Mori with Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, Tod Williams, Billie Tsien, Raymund Ryan, Wang Shu, David Chipperfield.
Barnes Foundation Project Presentation
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects
November 9, 2009
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects present their design for a new home in Philadelphia for the Barnes Foundation’s world renowned art collection. In 2007, the Barnes Foundation Board of Trustees unanimously selected their...
Over the past three decades, Tod and Billie have developed a compelling body of work including the Barnes Foundation, LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Cranbrook Natatorium, and Logan Center for the Arts at the University...
After being introduced by David Gregor, Billie Tsien presents a lecture loosely organized around the term “touchstones.” First in reference to her experiences growing up as a female of Chinese descent. Tsien connects these this with her professional work, reviewing projects that range from two-dimensional collages
to large scale urban...