Rudolph wrote a blistering criticism of this very prominent complex which was designed by Wallace K. Harrison. It was included as an insert to a general pictorial overview. Architectural Forum felt compelled to seek the opinions of other architects for a balanced evaluation. Few positive comments were forthcoming. Most contemporaries agreed with Rudolph's assessment. See "UN General Assembly: How Do Architects Like It?" Architectural Forum 97 (December 1952): 114-115.
What in your opinion, are three of some of the greatest works of modern architecture and why?
I feel the Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoie [Poissy, France, 1929] demonstrated the sense of continuity of space, the unfolding space, in an admirable way. It also stated eloquently Le Corbusier’s feeling about man’s relationship to nature, which has proved to be prophetic.