Welcome to the Archives of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. The purpose of this online database is to function as a tool for scholars, students, architects, preservationists, journalists and other interested parties. The archive consists of photographs, slides, articles and publications from Rudolph’s lifetime; physical drawings and models; personal photos and memorabilia; and contemporary photographs and articles.
Image rights are the responsibility of the user. Unless otherwise noted, images should be credited to the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. Please speak with a representative of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation before publishing photographs. Drawings, sketches and other materials at the Library of Congress are in the public domain, however the digital scan or photograph of the item still belongs to its creator. The copyright of any other items remains with the estate of Paul Rudolph and Ernst Wagner, founder of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation.
City: Martha's Vineyard
Nation: United States
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Floors (Above Ground):
Client: Lucienne Twitchell Neilson
Architect: Paul Rudolph
Associate Architect: Ralph S. Twitchell
Lucienne Twitchell Residence
Lucienne Twitchell Neilson was the first wife of Ralph Twitchell
Lucienne and Ralph divorced in 1947
designed in 1947, not built until 1951
Construction was carried out by her sons Tolyn and Terry, with remote assistance from Ralph and his nephew Jack in Florida.
Destroyed by Fire
DRAWINGS - Design Drawings / Renderings
DRAWINGS - Construction Drawings
DRAWINGS - Shop Drawings
PHOTOS - Project Model
PHOTOS - During Construction
PHOTOS - Completed Project
PHOTOS - Current Conditions
LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION
Rohan, T. (2014). The architecture of Paul Rudolph. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press.
Domin, Christopher, et al. Paul Rudolph: the Florida Houses. Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.
John Howey, The Sarasota School of Architecture 1941-1966, MIT Press, 1997
Futagawa, Yukio. Paul Rudolph: Dessins D'Architecture: Architekturzeichnunge: Architectural Drawings. Architectural Book Pub. Co., 1981.
“Finney Guest Cottage.” Architecture & Urbanism, July 1977, pp. 21-23.
Quantrill, Malcolm. “Is This Geometry Really Environment?” Royal Institute of British Architects Journal, Oct. 1975, p. 5.
“Chronological List of Works by Paul Rudolph, 1946-1974.” Architecture & Urbanism, Jan. 1975, p. 149.
“Rudolph.” Architect's Journal, 4 Sept. 1974, p. 526.
Rudolph, P. and Moholy-Nagy, S. (1970). The architecture of Paul Rudolph. New York: Praeger, pp. 32-33.
“Maison De Vacances En Floride.” Architecture D'Aujourd'hui, July 1950, pp. 66–67.
“Plateau, Inlet, and House for Florida Vacations.” Interiors, Jan. 1950, pp. 104–109.