George Cooper Rudolph III

George Cooper Rudolph IIIMr. Rudolph received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Princeton University. His Master of Architecture was earned at the University of Pennsylvania. He is licensed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Florida. He is also a registered member of NCARB. Professional memberships include the American Institute of Architects, the National Institute for Architectural Education and the Sigma Tau Delta Honorary Architectural Society.

George C. Rudolph III was the founder and sole proprietor of George Cooper Rudolph III Architects, which was formed in October 1975. Based in New York City for thirty-five years, the firm produced many award winning projects. Projects ranged from airport planning to high-end residences throughout the country. His firm won much early acclaim for the award winning canopy design for Trans World Airlines at JFK International Airport, which established a design standard for more than a quarter of a century of high profile architecture. Complementing a strong following in the NYC Metropolitan Area, he and his firm also completed projects in Colorado, Florida, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia.

Among the awards George Cooper Rudolph III Architects received are: (Two) New York State American Institute of Architects Awards for Excellence in Design; The New York City Bard Award for Excellence in Architecture and Urban Design; Special Award - Concrete Industry Board of New York; (Two) Monmouth County (NJ) Historic Preservation Awards; and (Two) Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards for Outstanding Design - Borough of Queens (NYC, NY).

Previously, as a partner in the firm of Witthoefft & Rudolph Architects, he was responsible for all airport planning and design. He was also partner-in-charge of the Marlboro Township (NJ) Police Headquarters and Municipal Complex.

As Chief Architectural Designer for URS/ Madigan Praeger, Inc., Mr. Rudolph was responsible for the design and planning of many stadia, including the renovation of Yankee Stadium in New York City and the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.

He was associated with the architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill for seven years, serving as senior designer and planner of several commercial and industrial projects.

Mr. Rudolph's portfolio includes the following broad variety of building types:

  • Commercial: Office buildings, restaurants and product showrooms;
  • Corporate Interiors: Airline executive lounges and administrative offices, law offices, brokerage firms, country clubs,corporate headquarters and dining facilities;
  • Historic Preservation: Historic homes, municipal structures, commercial properties and educational facilities;
  • Institutional: Schools, boys and girls clubs, prisons, police headquarters, firehouses, emergency evacuation centers and emergency medical units;
  • Recreational: Public golf and tennis facilities, private country clubs, stadiums, park design and related structures;
  • Residential: Private homes and estates, luxury apartments, lofts, condominium developments, pool houses, carriage houses;
  • Transportation Planning: Airport planning, light-rail stations, ferry terminals.

Mr. Rudolph has served on the Board of Trustees for The Cap and Gown Club, one of Princeton University's prestigious Eating Clubs, and chaired the Monmouth County (NJ) Schools Committee for the Princeton University Admissions Office. He is the past Chairman of the Middletown, NJ Parks Department and of the Middletown, NJ Landmarks Commission. Most recently, he has served on the Design Review Committee for the Hammock Dunes Club, an exclusive 1100 resident golf community, situated between the Intra-Coastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean on the northeast Florida Coast.