Salk Institute in La Jolla, Texas by architect Louis I Kahn

Salk Institute

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National Assembly by architect Louis I Kahn

National Assembly

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Architecture, Globalization, and Local Cultural Identity

Writing

Architecture, at its best, embodies a society's consciousness about itself. More perhaps than the product of any other discipline - any of the arts, science, or technology-the artifacts which result from the act of building bespeak the character and aspirations of their makers. Architecture is our most timeless and quotidian means of expressing ourselves – of transf...

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Kimbell Art Museum

Writing

The story of the success of the Kimbell Art Museum begins, not with the hiring of its esteemed architect in 1967, but two years earlier when the trustees of the Kimbell Foundation appointed Dr. Richard F. Brown as director of the budding museum. Industrialist Kay Kimbell had bequeathed his personal collection of more than 350 art objects from which the museum's holdings would grow. He had also…

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Evaluation: The Kimbell Museum

Writing

Its standing, like that of its author, has steadily risen in the course of a decade.

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