There have been myriad books written about architect Louis I. Kahn, whose monumental creations were like ancient Roman buildings transplanted into some near-distant future. His structures, among them the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, made him among the most studied and revered figures in the architectural world; Vincent Scully, professor emeritus of art history at Yale, says of Kahn's achievements, "God is in the work...it is timeless." So Louis Kahn the architect was of no mystery to anyone; his buildings still stand, his acolytes still preach, his friends still live and speak... More >>>
By Robert Lautman
Building blocks: The life story of Louis I. Kahn is
reconstructed through his Son's Journey.