February 12, 2018
CoAD Professor Dale Gyure's new book "Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World" reviewed in Chicago Tribune
Excerpt: "A fine new book, 'Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World' (Yale University Press, $65, 284 pp.), paints a more nuanced and truer portrait [of Minoru Yamasaki's work]: Yamasaki, it argues, should not be judged solely by the World Trade Center’s place-destroying gigantism, Pruitt-Igoe’s soul-crushing monotony, or the attacks of those who, noting the architect’s preference for wrapping his buildings with delicate screens, labeled him a decorator.
Instead, Dale Allen Gyure, a professor at Lawrence Technological University near Detroit, makes the compelling case that Yamasaki’s body of work and ideas remain relevant, despite his lapses."
Read the full article at the Chicago Tribune.