Paul Rudolph, Architect

Paul Marvin Rudolph - 1918 - 1997

 

Education:

1940 - Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, formerly the Alabama                   Polytech Institute, Auburn, Alabama

1941 - Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard                                            University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1947 - Master of Architecture, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard                   University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Fellowships:

1948 - Wheelwright Traveling Fellow in Architecture, Graduate School of                    Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Registered:

Alabama, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island

 

Academic Appointments:

1950 - Lectured and taught at Yale, Harvard, Princeton and the University of                 Florida

1957 - Chairman of the School of Architecture, Yale University, New Haven,               Connecticut

 

Publications:

1970 - The Architecture of Paul Rudolph

1971 - Paul Rudolph

1983 - Frank Lloyd Wright: Kaufmann House, "Fallingwater", Bear, Runn                   Pennsylvania, 1936 (Global Architecture Series)

2009 - Writings on Architecture (Yale University School of Architecture)

1974 - Dessins d'architecture

1973 - Paul Rudolph Interdenominational Chapel. Tuskegee Institute,                           Tuskegee, Alabama

 

Firms:

1941 - Ralph Twitchell, Sarasota, Florida

1947 - 1951 - Twitchell & Rudolph, Sarasota, Florida

1952 - 1960 - Paul Rudolph Architects, Sarasota, Florida

1962 - Offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, New Haven, Connecticut and                   New York City, New York

Influences:

In 1940 at the age of 22, Rudolph went with his family to see Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum Residence a Usonian House in Florence, Alabama. The emotional impact of the design left such an impression on Rudolph that he would recall the day until his death in 1997.

Walter Gropius, one of the founders of the Bauhaus, was a major influence on Rudolph  while he was at Harvard's Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Professional Affiliations:

1957 - 1970 - American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Chapter

Military Service:

1943 - 1946 - United States Navy

1965 - Navy Review & Advisory Panel, Washington, D.C.

Honors:

1940 - First Prize Rorimer Competition, American Institute of Decorators

1949 - Award of Merit, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

            Best House of the Year Design, Healy Guesthouse, "Cocoon House"

1952 - The Good Design Exhibition, designed by Rudolf, Museum of                            Modern Art, New York City, New York

1958 - Arnold Brunner Prize for, Architecture American Academy of Arts &                Letters

1964 - Award of Merit, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Temple                         Parking Garage, Hartford, Connecticut

1954 - Outstanding Young Architect Award, Brazil International                                     Competition, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1969 - Medal of Honor, American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York City             Chapter

1970 - Work in Progress Exhibit: Architecture by Philip Johnson, Kevin Roche             and Paul Rudolph, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York

Notable Works:

1949 - Healy Residence, "Cocoon House," with Architect Ralph Twitchel                      Siesta Key Neighborhood, Sarasota, Florida

1951 - Watson Residence, with Architect Ralph Twitchell, Florida Park                          Neighborhood, Gainesville, Florida

1953 - Umbrella House, Lido Shores Neighborhood, Sarasota, Florida

1957 - Riverview High School, 1 Ram Way, Sarasota, Florida

1958 - Sarasota High School, 2155 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota, Florida

1959 - 1963 - Art & Architecture Building, renamed Rudolph Hall in 2008,                   Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

1959 - 1963 - Temple Street Parking Garage, New Haven, Connecticut

1960 - Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity House, University of Florida, 310 Reitz Union               Drive, Gainesville, Florida

1961 - Milam Residence, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

1966 - Arts & Humanities Building, South Eastern Massachusetts University,               now known as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old                   Westport Road, North Dartmouth Massachusetts

1969 - Tuskegee Institute Interdenominational Chapel, Tuskegee, Alabama

1970 - Bass Towers, Fort Worth, Texas

1984 - Bond Centre, now Lippo Center, Hong Kong, China

Paul Rudolph, Architect

1940 visit to Usonian House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Florence, Alabama

1949 - Healy Residence," Cocoon House,"

Siesta Key Neighborhood, Florida

1951 - Watson Residence, with Architect Ralph Twitchell, Florida Park Neighborhood,

Gainesville, Florida

1953 - Umbrella House,

Lido Shores Neighborhood,

Sarasota, Florida

1958 - Sarasota High School,

2155 Bahia Vista Street

Sarasota, Florida

1959 - 1963 - Temple Street Parking Garage, New Haven, Connecticut

1961 - Milam Residence,

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

1966 - Arts & Humanities Building,

South Eastern Massachusetts University, 

now known as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road

North Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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