Paul Rudolph

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Birthday
23, 1918
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Aug 8, 1997 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1918
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Aug 8, 1997 (78)

About

Former dean of the Yale School of Architecture as well as designer of the Yale Art and Architecture Building. His floor plans were noted for their complexity and reliance on concrete.

Before Fame

He attended Auburn University in 1940 and Harvard Graduate School of Design. His education was interrupted by a three-year stint in the Navy.

Trivia

His other works included the Bangladesh Agricultural University and the main campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Family Life

His father was a traveling Methodist preacher, which exposed him as a young man to different cultures and artistic styles. He was also interested in painting and music.

Associated With

He was a student under Walter Gropius at Harvard.