Alexander Charles Gorlin was born in New York City in 1955. He was educated at the Cooper Union School of Architecture where he received his B. Arch in 1978 and was awarded the A.I.A. School Medal. He received his M. Arch from the Yale School of Architecture in 1980. Since graduation he has worked for I.M. Pei and Partners, on an office tower in Mexico, and for David & Brody Associates on the restoration of the main branch of the New York Public Library. Mr. Gorlin has been Visiting Lecturer in Architectural Theory at the Yale School of Architecture since 1981 where he has taught the course Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn. He has given talks at Philips Exeter Academy, and at Book and Snake and Wolf’s Head Secret Societies at Yale. He has published in Oppositions, An Analysis of Le Corbusier’s Governors Palace at Chadigarh; and in Perspecta, Le Corbusier and Surrealism. Mr. Gorlin was also an Editorial Consultant for Volume IV of the Le Corbusier Sketchbooks. His work has been shown at the exhibit “Window, Room, Furniture” at the Architectural League of N.Y., Young Architects series.
1983/84 Fellow in Architecture, American Academy in Rome.