Reexamining the Model City and the Model Campus
This session will look at our host city of New Haven and two modernist college campuses in Massachusetts to reexamine how these models of education, architecture and urbanism look today. Efforts to address misconceptions of brutalist campus design will be addressed by the leaders of UMassBrut and Dean Sakamoto will look at New Haven on the eve of the 21st century.
Speakers & Abstracts:
- Paul Rudolph's Modernist Urbanist Center: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dr. Anna Dempsey, Professor of Art History, University of Massachusetts, is the Co-Principal Investigator (PI) for the UMassBrut grant. Allison J. Cywin, Librarian and Director of the Visual & Media Literacy Hub (VML) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
- Campus U.S.A. - Portraits of its Late-Modern Architecture
Jon Buono is an Associate Director with SOM’s New York office and leads the firm’s work for adaptive reuse and higher education.
- The Model City and the Interim Site
Dean Sakamoto, FAIA, LEED AP, SEED, is a practicing architect, educator and director of a public interest design foundation.
- Theodore Prudon, leading expert on the preservation of modern architecture and a practicing architect in New York City.
Paul Rudolph Hall and Loria Center for the History of Art