Yale University was the scene of an extended love-fest for Paul Rudolph last year, beginning with the September 2008 unveiling of the gloriously restored Art and Architecture building. It climaxed in November with the rededication of the A&A as Paul Rudolph Hall and the opening its new addition, the Jeffrey H. Loria Center for the History of Art. (Both the restoration and addition were by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects.) The Rudolph celebrations came to a contemplative conclusion in January 2009 with the symposium Reassessing Rudolph: Architecture and Reputation. At the calm center of this activity was the exhibition Model City. Timothy Rohan, associate professor of architectural history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, curated the exhibition and also organized the symposium. The handsome installation was the work of Dean Sakomoto, Yale School of Architecture's Director of Exhibitions. One...

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