Kyle Dugdale

Kyle Dugdale

Critic

Kyle Dugdale is an architect and historian. A native of Colombia and a resident of New York City, he holds a degree in classics from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, a professional degree from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and a doctoral degree from Yale, where he was awarded the Theron Rockwell Field Prize. In 2016 he was selected by the graduating students to be awarded the Professor King-lui Wu Teaching Award. He has practiced in London, Chicago, and New Haven, and has also taught at Columbia University and at the City College of New York. At Yale he is active in both the graduate and undergraduate programs.

Dugdale’s research has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, the John Hay Whitney Fellowship, the Harvey Fellows Program, and awards from the Society of Architectural Historians, the Bibliographical Society of America, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. He is a Senior Fellow in the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography.

Much of Dugdale’s writing has focused on architecture’s claims to metaphysical significance, with a particular interest in architecture as a marker of identity, aspiration, and belief. His current interests also include questions of architecture’s ethical function and the future of classical architecture.

Dugdale’s work has been published in journals including Classicist, Clog, Image Journal, Journal of Architectural Education, Perspecta, Thresholds, Utopian Studies, and Wolkenkuckucksheim. He is author of Babel’s Present (Standpunkte, 2016), co-editor of Towers in the City (Yale School of Architecture, 2021), and author of the forthcoming monograph Architecture After God (Birkhäuser, 2023).

Education
BA University of Oxford
MArch Harvard University
PhD Yale University

Courses

3315
Fall 2022
Challenging the Classical
Kyle Dugdale
3315
Fall 2021
Challenging the Classical
Kyle Dugdale
1113b
Spring 2020
Advanced Design Studio: Women’s Museum for the Twenty-First Century
Cazú Zegers, Kyle Dugdale
1000c
Summer 2019
Architectural Foundations
Miroslava Brooks, John Blood, Kyle Dugdale
1112b
Spring 2019
Advanced Design Studio
Thomas Phifer, Kyle Dugdale
1291c
Summer 2018
The Robert A.M. Stern Summer Rome Program
George Knight, Miroslava Brooks, Kyle Dugdale, Stephen Harby
1115b
Spring 2018
Advanced Design Studio: City of Mercy—House of Grace
Hildigunnur Sverrisdóttir, Kyle Dugdale
3271a
Spring 2018
Babel
Kyle Dugdale
1104a
Fall 2017
The Unbearable Allure of Miami Beach
Emre Arolat, Gonca Paşolar, Kyle Dugdale
1001c
Summer 2017
Visualization I: Observation and Representation
Trattie Davies, Miroslava Brooks, Kyle Dugdale
1113b
Spring 2017
Advanced Design Studio
Thomas Phifer, Kyle Dugdale
3278b
Spring 2017
Bibliographical Architectures
Kyle Dugdale
1104a
Fall 2016
The City and The Theatre
Marianne McKenna, Kyle Dugdale
1001c
Summer 2016
Visualization I: Observation and Representation
Trattie Davies, Miroslava Brooks, Kyle Dugdale
1112b
Spring 2016
Advanced Design Studio: Berlin Alexanderplatz
Hans Kollhoff, Kyle Dugdale
3091a
Fall 2015
Methods and Research Workshop
Kyle Dugdale
3092a
Fall 2015
Independent M.E.D. Research
Kyle Dugdale
3271a
Fall 2015
Babel
Kyle Dugdale
1001c
Summer 2015
Visualization I: Observation and Representation
George Knight, Trattie Davies, Kyle Dugdale