Drawn from the Source: The Travel Sketches of Louis Kahn

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Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974) was among the most highly regarded 20th-century architects, yet the relationship of his haunting travel sketches to his work has not been systematically explored until now. Drawn from the Source shows how Kahn's encounters with the great buildings of the past influenced his own architecture, and how monuments such as the Salk Institute and the Kimbell Art Museum employ natural materials and natural light to create a sense of permanence and communal space inspired by buildings far removed in time ...

Drawn from the Source: The Travel Sketches of Louis Kahn 1996, MIT Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9780262600262

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