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Another Paul Rudolph Building Threatened with Demolition

 

The Chorley Elementary School in Middletown, NY by Paul Rudolph is under the threat of demolition by the voters there. See article below.

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081217/COMM/812...

 

The Restoration of the A & A cited as one of architecture's "10 Best"

 

Paul Goldberger writing in the New Yorker has cited the restoration of the Paul Rudolph designed Art & Architecture Building at Yale University by Charles Gwathmey as one of the best architectural efforts of the year.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/tny/2008/12/paul-goldberger-archit...

The Architecture of Paul Rudolph Discussed on Connecticut Public Radio

 

John Dankosky of Connecticut Public Radio and Timothy Rohan, Paul Rudolph scholar, discuss the architect's work in New Haven and elsewhere in a podcast that aired January 5, 2009. See link below to download the interview.

http://www.cpbn.org/program/%5Bfield_episode_cpbi_program%5D/episode/our...

From the new book, "Writings on Architecture" speech accepting the Brunner Prize in 1958.

 

“As an architect, most of my efforts are absorbed in being an administrator, committee man, business man, and consultant—and, by choice, a teacher. Building committees sometimes concern themselves with only these qualities, but actually they are without meaning unless the artist pervades every act.

Paul Rudolph in Buffalo, NY

 

Check out this excellent illustrated review of the work of Paul Rudolph in Buffalo, NY, particularly his Waterfront Development Project, 1970-1974.

http://archives.buffalorising.com/story/paul_rudolph_part_2_buffalos_o

On the Psychology of Space

 

Paul Rudolph Symposium to be held At Yale University

 

"Reassessing Rudolph: Architecture and Reputation" a symposium will be held at Yale University on Friday and Saturday, January 23-24, 2009. Sponsored by the Yale School of Architecture and convened by Timothy Rohan the symposium coincides with the rededication of the Art and Architecture Building as Paul Rudolph Hall as well as the accompanying "Model City" exhibit. Visiting scholars to the symposium include Robert Bruegmann, Ken Tadashi Oshima and Adrian Forty. Contact the school at 203-432-2889 for free registration and more information.

Tuskegee University Chapel Receives Award

 

"The Alabama Architectural Foundation recently awarded Tuskegee University a Distinguished Building Award for the University's Chapel. The award recognizes buildings over 25 years old which are still considered exemplary and noteworthy."

The Chapel was designed by Paul Rudolph and constructed between 1967 and 1969.

http://www.tuskegee.edu/Global/story.asp?S=9762105

New Book Documents Last Days of Three Paul Rudolph Homes

 

A new book of photographs self-published by Chris Mottalini documents the last images of three residences by Paul Rudolph: the Micheels Residence in Westport, CT, the Cerrito Residence in Watch Hill, RI and the Twitchell Residence in Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL. "after you left, they took it apart: demolished paul rudolph homes" is available in a limited edition from the author at:

www.mottalini.com

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