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Theodore Prudon

Adjunct Professor


Theodore Prudon, PhD, FAIA, a leading expert on the preservation of modern architecture, is a partner of Prudon & Partners, based in New York City. Born in The Netherlands, Dr. Prudon was educated at the University of Delft and Columbia University where he studied under James Marston Fitch and received his doctorate. Over the course of his forty year career, Dr. Prudon has worked on hundreds of preservation projects including the terra cotta restoration of the 54-story Woolworth Building, the exterior restoration of the Chrysler Building, and the restoration of a 1941 Lescaze townhouse in New York City. Dr. Prudon has taught at Pratt Institute since 1986. He is the President of Docomomo US and a board member of Docomomo International. Docomomo is dedicated to the study of significant works of Modern Movement architecture, landscape design, and urban planning around the world.