Louis Kahn “ What does the Building want to be?” – Kahn
Richards Medical Research Building  at Penn   (1957-60) Richards Medical Research (U Penn) 1957
 
 
Campanili in village of San Gimigano, Italy
Construction
exterior, structural detail
plan
Office module
Salk Institute for Biological Studies , La Jolla (1959-65) Salk Institute  La Jolla, CA 1959
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barnet Newman
Barnet Newman
 
 
plan
 
Library, Philips Exeter Academy , Exeter, NH, 1968-72 the largest endowment of any secondary school in the United States $...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interior, stair
Interior, carol
Kimbell Art Museum , Fort Worth, TX (1966-72) Kimbell Art Museum  Fort Worth, TX  1966                                    ...
Section (built from the inside out)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Assembly Building  Dhaka, Bangladesh 1962
 
Dhaka, City map
Site drawing
A man-made moat separates the National Assembly block from the other buildings in the complex
 
 
 
 
plan, main building
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prayer hall
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  1. 1. Louis Kahn “ What does the Building want to be?” – Kahn
  2. 2. Richards Medical Research Building at Penn (1957-60) Richards Medical Research (U Penn) 1957
  3. 5. Campanili in village of San Gimigano, Italy
  4. 6. Construction
  5. 7. exterior, structural detail
  6. 8. plan
  7. 9. Office module
  8. 10. Salk Institute for Biological Studies , La Jolla (1959-65) Salk Institute La Jolla, CA 1959
  9. 17. Barnet Newman
  10. 18. Barnet Newman
  11. 21. plan
  12. 23. Library, Philips Exeter Academy , Exeter, NH, 1968-72 the largest endowment of any secondary school in the United States $639 million. Exeter Academy Library, Exeter, NH 1968
  13. 33. Interior, stair
  14. 34. Interior, carol
  15. 35. Kimbell Art Museum , Fort Worth, TX (1966-72) Kimbell Art Museum Fort Worth, TX 1966                                                      
  16. 36. Section (built from the inside out)
  17. 44. National Assembly Building Dhaka, Bangladesh 1962
  18. 46. Dhaka, City map
  19. 47. Site drawing
  20. 48. A man-made moat separates the National Assembly block from the other buildings in the complex
  21. 53. plan, main building
  22. 65. Prayer hall

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