Rudolph restoration part of a hopeful trend

“Yale University’s Art & Architecture Building was designed in the late 1950s by Paul Rudolph as a primitive fortress of concrete; but like so many other masterworks of modernism, it fell victim over the years to a mess of disturbing interventions. This year’s cleanup by New York City architect Charles Gwathmey of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates is part of a hopeful trend to value not only century-old buildings but also deserving works of the modern era.”

Architecture: The year threw us great curves LISA ROCHON Globe and Mail December 28, 2008

Posted by: Tanya

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