Category Archives: Louis Kahn

Philadelphia, Kahn & Moyamensing

I found Philadelphia: The Unexpected City* in between copies of Stalin on Lenin and A Drug-Taker’s Notes at Oxfam’s charity bookshop in Preston. From the cover blurb: Philadelphia…is full of paradox. It appears to the casual visitor recalcitrantly philistine. But … Continue reading

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Louis Kahn at Rochester

Iqbal Aalam’s flickr photostream includes some evocative slides from his 1967 trip to Kahn’s First Unitarian Church in Rochester NY (dedicated 2 December 1962). A commenter on the flickr site wonders whether Kahn’s building inspired the rooflights at Zumthor’s recently … Continue reading

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