Paul Rudolph, Architect

Paul Rudolph, Architect

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

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

1963 – Temple Street Parking Garage, New Haven, Connecticut

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

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,



1958 – Sarasota High School,
2155 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, Florida
1960 – Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity House,
University of Florida,
310 Reitz Union Drive,
Gainesville, Florida
1963 – Temple Street Parking Garage,
New Haven, Connecticut
1961 – Milam Residence,
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
 
1966 – Arts & Humanities Building,
Southeastern Massachusetts University, 
now known as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts