Louis I. Khan «The Construction of the Kimbell Art Museum»

Khan, Louis I
Editorial: Skira
Encuadernación: Paperback
Idioma: English
Páginas: 168
Medidas: 24.50 x 24.00 cm

The volume is devoted to Louis Kahn, one of the leading figures of 20th-century architecture, and his major masterpiece the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. This publication may prove very useful to students and to anyone interested in gaining further knowledge of the distinctive features of the Kimbell Museum. It documents the long and arduous quest that often characterizes a creative process, even that of a great master such as Louis I. Kahn. The design of the Kimbell Art Museum is the product of extraordinary intuition and results in a masterly synthesis that solves all the problems posed by the site and the specific purpose of the construction. Richard Saul Wurman and Eugene Feldman, eds. The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn, Falcon Press, Philadelphia 1972; Richard Saul Wurman What Will Be Has Always Been: The Words of Louis I. Kahn, Access Press, New York 1986; Michael Benedikt, Deconstructing the Kimbell, SITES/Lumen Books, New York 1991, Douglas Davis The Museum Transformed, Abbeville Press, New York 1990, Louis I. Kahn: Sketches for the Kimbell Art Museum, Kimbell Art Foundation 1978.

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