Lessons in Clarity from Paul Rudolph

Building Codes: Lessons in clarity from Paul Rudolph Stephen Vincent Kobasa New Haven Advocate 12.25.08

“There is always a presence of something human in the monumental forms Rudolph assembled. The ‘manmade’ walls of the architecture building, hammered by hand into irregularity; the striations left by the molds on the slab walls of the Temple Street Garage; and Crawford Manor, the elderly housing tower on Howe Street, with the exercises of its alternating balconies heaving each apartment’s occupants into the open air like the gondolas of a lateral Ferris wheel.”

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