Physical Sciences Building

Sid Richardson Physical Sciences Building

2955 S. University Dr. - 1970

This unique structure on the campus of Texas Christian University was the first commission for Paul Rudolph in Fort Worth.  He would later be hired to design several more buildings in the area.  The Physical Sciences Building was designed as an addition to the older, Art Deco inspired Science Building on University Drive.  Rudolph chose to contrast the original structure and design with cantilevers and circular forms.  The building has very few windows, but is clad in yellow brick that is common throughout the campus.  The building is centered around a raised courtyard formed on three sides by this structure and on the fourth by the original science building. 

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