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.

Unless otherwise noted, all images and drawings are copyright © The Estate of Paul Rudolph and The Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. Please speak with a representative of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation to get permission to use any drawings or photos. Drawings, sketches and other materials produced by Rudolph’s architectural office at the Library of Congress are maintained there for preservation, but the intellectual property rights belong to the Paul Rudolph Estate and Ernst Wagner, founder of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation.

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LOCATION
Address: 2955 South University Drive
City: Fort Worth
State: Texas
Zip Code: 76109
Nation: United States
Google Maps Address: 32.70828, -97.35898

STATUS
Type: Academic
Status: Built

TECHNICAL DATA
Date(s): 1966
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Architect: Paul Rudolph
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Sid W. Richardson Physical Sciences Building for Texas Christian University

  • Opened in 1970 and was dedicated by President LBJ.

  • It was modeled after a Scottish castle.

  • Named in honor of the prominent Fort Worth oilman and rancher Sid W. Richardson, who died in 1959

DRAWINGS - Design Drawings / Renderings

DRAWINGS - Construction Drawings

DRAWINGS - Shop Drawings

PHOTOS - Project Model

PHOTOS - During Construction

PHOTOS - Completed Project

PHOTOS - Current Conditions

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RELATED DOWNLOADS

PROJECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

American Institute of Architects, Dallas Chapter. Dallasights: An Anthology of Architecture and Open Spaces. Alan R. Sumna, ed. Dallas: American Institute of Architects, Dallas Chapter, 1978. il. pp. 171, 179.

“Chronological list of works by Paul Rudolph, 1946-1974.” il., plan. Architecture and Urbanism 49 (January 1975): 161.

“Eyes on Texas: Fort Worth.” il. Interiors 131 (April 1972): 124-125.

Rudolph, Paul. Paul Rudolph, Dessins D’Architecture. Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1974. sec., elev. pp. 180-181.

“Sid W. Richardson Physical Science Building, Texas Christian University.” il. (pt. col.), plan, sec, elev. (In Japanese with English captions). Architecture and Urbanism 3 (June 1973): 21-28.

“Sid W. Richardson Physical Science Building, Texas Christian University.” il. (pt. col.), plan. Architecture and Urbanism 80 (July 1977): 131, 260-263.

“Two projects by Paul Rudolph.” il., plan, elev., sec. Architectural Record 151 (February 1972): 87-93.