Hudson Hall Engineering Building

Contributors:
Julian Abele, architect; Horace Trumbauer Firm, architects
Dates:
1948
Location:
Durham, Durham County
Street Address:
West Campus, Duke University, Durham, NC
Status:
Standing
Type:
Educational
Note:
The Hudson Hall Engineering Building and the Physics Building are the first on an outer circle around the original plan. They were and remain controversial because their construction of red brick marked a departure from the Gothic style stone campus. Cost and labor were the driving forces behind the change in architectural design on West Campus.