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Author Lobell, John.

Title Between silence and light : spirit in the architecture of Louis I. Kahn / John Lobell
Published Boulder : Shambhala : distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1979


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Description 120 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction -- I. Silence and Light: Louis Kahn's Words -- Touch, Sight -- Wonder -- Realization, Intuition -- The Unmeasurable and the Measurable -- Knowledge -- Order -- Silence and Light -- Light -- Singularity -- Making Something -- Form and Design -- Place -- Space -- Structure -- The Plan -- The Garden and the Room -- Materials -- The Wall, the Column -- Institutions -- Architecture -- The Architect -- The Teacher -- Time Beyond Time -- Why Architecture? -- II. Architecture as Spirit -- III. Some of Louis Kahn's Buildings: Alfred Newton Richards Medical Research Building -- Salk Institute for Biological Studies -- Salk Institute Community Center -- Sher-E-Bangla-Nagar, Master Plan -- National Assembly Hall, Sher-E-Bangla-Nagar -- Kimbell Art Museum -- Library, Philip Exeter Academy -- Yale Center for British Art and Studies
Summary Looks at Louis Kahn's buildings including the Exeter Library and the Salk Institute as well as examining his impact on contemporary architecture and presenting his theories concerning the relationship between human consciousness and building design
Analysis Architects
Architecture, Modern
Kahn Louis I 1901-1974
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 119-120
Subject Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974.
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Author Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974.
LC no. 78065437
ISBN 0394506251
0394736877 (paperback)