A candid shot of Paul Rudolph looking amused at the efforts of his students. This was taken in 1962 when the #Yale School of #Architecture was in Louis Kahn’s art gallery extension. Original photo by Elliot Erwitt.
"My characters aren’t losers. They’re rebels. They win by their refusal to play by everyone else’s rules."
"He who lives by the style, dies by the style."
Remarkable in its unremarkableness, Robert Venturi’s Guild House (1963) is easy to stumble by without notice when you’re drunk at 2am. (at Guild House)
Bernard Tschumi, Parc de la Villette (1987). Not as great in real life. (at Parc de la Villette)
Bernard Tschumi, Parc de la Villette (1987). “Early principle of combination and transformation of architectural elements from the point grid of follies, developed from an existing figurative element (an 1865 pavillion on the site) to an abstract cube.”