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Paul Rudolph Interiors


Check out this blog which has some nice photographs of Paul Rudolph interiors. The site has posted other images of Rudolph's work in previous issues.



Address by Grattan Gill at the Graduate Commencement of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, May 23, 2009


Mr. Grattan Gill, Architect and associate of Paul Rudolph during the construction of the campus at SMTI / UMass Dartmouth received an honorary degree from the university at its recent commencement. He also made the keynote address at the Graduate Commencement ceremony. Click on the link below for his remarks.

Demolition of Riverside High School in Sarasota begins


The demolition of Riverside High School designed by Paul Rudolph began on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Click below for news coverage.

Riverview demolition reaches halfway point


"The demolition of Riverview High School, which started June 13, has reached the halfway point. It appears there is at least a week's worth of bashing and scooping remaining for the demolition company, Sonny Glassbrenner Inc. of Largo, before the project is complete."

AIA Honors Seibert Architects for the Restoration of the Cohen Residence


"The Cohen House, built by Paul Rudolph in 1955, was restored by Seibert Architects in 2005-2006. That project has earned a merit award of excellence for renovations and additions from the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The award was announced this week and will be presented July 30 [2009] at the AIA Florida convention in Tampa."

Edward "Tim" Seibert is a former associate of Paul Rudolph. The house is currently for sale.

Preserving Modernism in Connecticut


Protecting New Canaan’s Modernism
“Modern Homes Survey: New Canaan Connecticut,” one of the most definitive local studies of Modernist houses in the United States, goes online this week. The site devotes a Web page to each of the 91 homes built in New Canaan between 1939 and 1979. “Nobody knew there were so many,” said Christy MacLear, the executive director of the Philip Johnson Glass House, which sponsored the effort along with several Connecticut preservation groups and the state’s Commission on Culture and Tourism.

Paul Rudolph is on Facebook


Although the architect has been dead for many years, a Facebook page has been established for him. Check it out at:

If you're in Sarasota, September 19...


Sept 19th, 2009 from 10AM - 3PM

For details, see below.

"Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses" re-released


"Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses" by Joseph King and Christopher Domin has been reissued by Princeton Architectural Press. This article from the Wall Street Journal gives a review of this important book.


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