The Lower Manhattan Expressway, an ambitious unbuilt project Paul Rudolph experimented from 1967 - 1972, was conceived as a megastructure with multiple layers of transportation networks incorporated into a single design. The Irwin S. Chanin school of architecture of The Cooper Union will hold an exhibition from October 1, 2010 through November 14, 2010 to display drawings, prints, photographs, and a model of LoMEx built by architecture students at The Cooper Union. Reception to be held this Thursday, Sept. 30th from 6-8PM. Please click here for additional information on The Cooper Union exhibition.
In conjunction with this exhibition, The Paul Rudolph Foundation will host a special event during our bi-monthly Open House this coming Friday, Oct. 1st from 6-9PM celebrating this important work. Foundation Co-Directors Sean Khorsandi and Dan Webre will share their remarks regarding this project. Original Rudolph sketches of LoMEx and various projects will also be on display. Please click here for additional information on our Open House.