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Louis I. Kahn: Silence and Light

Louis I. Kahn: Silence and Light

Louis I. Kahn: Silence and Light


KAHN, Louis. Louis I. Kahn: Silence and Light

Park Books 2013

Book ID: 94096

On February 12, 1969, Kahn gave a lecture at the School of Architecture at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich. Entitled Silence and Light, the lecture explains Kahn's spiritual understanding of architecture, which goes far deeper than simply constructing buildings. He also gives a remarkably prescient account of a belief in sustainable architecture that prefigures the twenty-first century's focus on green technology. The lecture is represented in transcripts into five different languages (German, Italian, English, French, and Spanish), as well as an audio recording of Kahn giving the lecture in English included on CD. To complement the original text, the editor has included a preface written by Kahn's close friend and fellow architect Balkrishna V. Doshi, as well as many of Kahn's own images and drawings, some of which have never been published before.

160 pp. English, German, Italian, French, Spanish. Pap.