Rudolph Hall named one of the “year’s best”

New York city architect Charles Gwathmey of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates masterfully restored the former Art & Architecture Building at Yale University, a Brutalist monster that practically became unlivable after its 1963 opening. Recovering dramatic interior spaces that had been chopped up by unsympathetic restorations, Gwathmey showed that even the most troubled modern landmarks can be brought back to life. The building is now named for its original architect. Gwathmey’s adjoining history of art building, however, fell flat.

2008: The year’s best in architecture–Olympic feats, ravishing restorations and the social promise of design Chicago Tribune 12/10/08


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