Archivo de la etiqueta: Louis Kahn

Getty Conservation Institute to Help Conserve Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is partnering with the Salk Institute to help develop techniques for conserving one of Louis Kahn’s finest works. Overlooking the Pacific coast in La Jolla, California, Kahn took advantage of the peaceful surroundings and natural light when he… Sigue leyendo

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New York Design Commission Announces Excellence in Design Winners

Winners of the 32nd Annual Awards for Excellence in Design were announced last night at the Thomas Leeser–designed BRIC Arts Media House in Brooklyn’s emerging Cultural District. Mayor Bill de Blasio was on hand to honor the winning projects, which were selected by the city’s Design Commission. “While Brooklyn is my home borough, I am proud […]
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Piano Takes on Kahn at Kimbell Museum Expansion

For architects, Louis Kahn’s Kimbell Museum has long been hallowed ground. For Renzo Piano, who designed the museum’s first major expansion, it was also an enormous difficulty to overcome. His addition to the museum could be neither too close to… Sigue leyendo

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Friday Fun: Modernist House & Cocktail Pairings!


photo © Slim Aarons, 1970 It’s Friday, and here in the Architizer newsroom, we’re already looking forward to happy hour. Since we always tend to talk about, well, architecture, we decided to be productive and plan an official guide to pairing our favorite modernist houses with the classic cocktails that best compliment them. Fans, think you …Continue Reading
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Interior of Louis Kahn’s 1971 Korman House to be Redesigned

Though Louis Kahn turned down developer Steven Korman numerous times, the would-be patron persisted and eventually convinced Kahn to accept the commission for a residence which was to contain “rooms large enough to play football in.” Located in Forth Washington, Pennsylvania,… Sigue leyendo

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The Elegant And Strange Houses Architects Build For Themselves


Charles and Ray Eames’s Case Study House 8 in Los Angeles Architects tend to be masters of elegance in design, especially in the realm of the home. But when it comes to their own abodes, they tend to take a few more licenses. These houses often serve as testing grounds for the architect’s most adventurous ideas, …Continue Reading
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Top 10: Innovative Memorials You’ve Never Heard Of


Gaeta-Springall Arquitectos’ Memorial to the Victims of Violence. Photo: Sandra Pereznieto Memorializing people and events through the permanency of architecture almost seems like a natural impulse. A solid building will ensure that something will never be forgotten. For this Memorial Day, however, we thought we’d look at how the art of remembrance and recognition is still changing. …Continue Reading
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Exclusive Photos: Amazing Architectural Model Unearthed At Rodin Museum

Photo courtesy of OLIN Most museums push the majority of their collections so deep into climate-controlled storage that they’re rarely (if ever) seen by the general public. But sometimes these crates have been in storage for so long that no one—not even the museum’s directors and curators—knows what’s inside of them. Such was the case Sigue leyendo

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