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Paul Rudolph The DNA Of Architecture-clip_1569
Rudolph describes architecture as used space that accommodates the human spirit. He sees characteristics such as forms,...

Paul Rudolph The DNA Of Architecture-clip_1569

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Rudolph describes architecture as used space that accommodates the human spirit. He sees characteristics such as forms, dimensions, colors, and method of entry as appropriate or not appropriate for building types in terms of the psychological satisfaction to the user. He additionally focuses on movement through space and the balance of forces involved in movement’s creation, its velocity, and its ultimate destination. He decries the lack of well designed public space in the United States and the isolation of most highrises. He presents some recent examples of his attempts to resolve this issue in highrise construction through greater connectivity at multiple levels.