Paul Rudolph, A.I.A.

Born: October 23, 1918 in Elkton, Kentucky
Died: August 08, 1997 in New York City

Education

  • Alabama Polytechnic Institute - 1935-1940

  • Bachelor of Architecture - Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1940

  • Harvard Graduate School of Design - 1940-1943

  • Architectural Fellow - Harvard University, 1941-1942

  • Master of Architecture - Harvard University, 1947

  • Doctor of Arts (Honorary) - Colgate University, 1966

  • Doctor of Fine Arts (Honorary) - Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1970

  • Doctor of Fine Arts (Honorary) - Florida State University, 1970

  • Doctor of Humanities (Honorary) - Auburn University, 1972

  • Doctor of Humanities (Honorary) - Emory University, 1981

Experience

  • Officer-in-Charge, Ship Construction - U.S. Naval Reserve, Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1943-1946

  • Ralph Twitchell - Sarasota, Florida, 1941-1947

  • Twitchell & Rudolph - Sarasota, Florida, 1947-1951

  • Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship in Architecture - Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1948-1949

  • Paul Rudolph, Architect - New Haven, Connecticut; Cambridge, Massachusetts and Sarasota, Florida, 1952-1958

  • Visiting Critic - Cornell, Tulane, Harvard, Princeton, University of California, University of Pennsylvania - 1951-1956

  • Visiting Lecturer - Yale, Cornell, Toronto, Tulane, Harvard, Princeton, Smith College, Clemson College, Georgia Institute of Technology, Institute of Design of Illinois Institute of Technology, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, University of Florida, University of Pennsylvania, University of California - 1951-1958

  • Chairman, Department of Architecture - Yale University, 1958-1965

  • Paul Rudolph, Architect - New York, New York, 1966-1997

  • Invited Participant - International Conference of Architects, Tehran, Iran, 1970

  • Participant - Various architecture conferences - 1985

Architectural Registration

  • New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Alabama, District of Columbia, New Jersey, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Georgia

Honors and Awards

  • First Prize - Rorimer Competition, American Institute of Decorators, 1940

  • Award of Merit for Best House of the Year - American Institute of Architects, 1949

  • Outstanding Young Architects Award - Sao Paulo (Brazil) International Competition, 1954

  • Arnold Brunner Prize in Architecture - American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1958

  • Award of Merit, Homes for Better Living Awards - American Institute of Architects in cooperation with House & Home and McCall’s, 1959

  • Architectural Award for Commercial Building Company (Blue Cross Blue Shield Building) - Boston Arts Festival, 1961

  • Award of Merit for Sarasota High School - American Institute of Architects Honors Award Program, 1962

  • Honorable Mention - Gold Medal Committee, Architectural League of New York, 1962

  • Award of Excellence for House Design (Milam Residence) - Architectural Record, 1963

  • First Honor Award for Art and Architecture Building - American Institute of Architects, 1964

  • Award of Merit for Temple Street Parking Garage - American Institute of Architects, 1964

  • Annual Award for Endo Laboratories - Concrete Industry Board of New York, 1964

  • Citation for Outstanding Collaboration between Architecture and the Allied Arts - Gold Medal Committee, The Architectural League of New York, 1965

  • Honor Award for Design Excellence (Crawford Manor) - United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1966

  • Medal of Honor - New York Chapter, American Institute of Architects, 1969

  • Fellow - American Institute of Architects, 1970

  • Honor Award (Arts & Humanities Building at Southeastern Massachusetts University) - New England Regional Council, American Institute of Architects, 1970

  • Award of Merit for Tracey Towers - Concrete Industry Board of New York, 1973

  • Honor Award for Services to Architecture - La Federacion Panamericana de Asociaciones de Arquitectos, 1975

  • Honorary Member - El Instituto de Arquitectos de Puerto Rico, 1975

  • Fellow - American Society of Interior Designers, 1976

  • Honorary Professor - La Universidad Nacional “Federico Villarreal”, Lima, Peru, 1977

  • Elsie de Wolfe Award - American Society of Interior Designers, 1977

  • Emmy Award for ‘Spaces: The Architecture of Paul Rudolph’ - 1984

  • Creative Arts Award - Brandeis University, 1986

Memberships

  • American Institute of Architects

  • Advisory Board, RCA Advanced Designing and Styling Center, 1960

  • Citizens Advisory Committee for Federal Participation in the New York World’s Fair, 1961

  • Architectural League of New York

  • Museum of Modern Art

  • American Society of Interior Designers

  • National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1970-1997

Exhibitions

  • National Gold Medal Exhibition of the Building Arts - Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley College, 1960

  • ‘Architecture-USA’ - United States Department of State for exhibition abroad, 1965

  • ‘Work in Progress: Architects by Philip Johnson, Kevin Roche and Paul Rudolph’ - Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 1970

  • Modular Housing Exhibition, 1973

  • Max Protech Gallery, 1986