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Lobell, John.

Between silence and light : spirit in the architecture of Louis I. Kahn / John Lobell.

2008 ed.
Boston : Shambhala : 2008.
Physical Description:
vi, 120 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Reference Library
NJ18.K13 L63 2008 (LC)
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Contributor biographical information
Publisher description
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-120).
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974.
Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974.

  • I. Silence and light: Louis Kahn's words : Joy ; 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 ; Kimball Art Museum ; Library, Phillips Exeter Academy ; Yale Center fro British Art and Studies
  • IV. Appendices : Biographical note on Louis I. Kahn ; Biographical note on John Lobell.