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Louis Kahn

This Great Architect Achieved The Perfect Balance Between Tradition And Modernity

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

Modern architecture produces truly innovative work: glittering, staggeringly tall buildings, opera houses that look like folded origami, even museums ...

To San Diego for Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I always think about San Diego as an old friend. But somehow, I haven't been there for a few years. So, come last Sunday, I jumped in a car and, two...

Piano's Light Touch at the Kimbell

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It may be safe to say -- whether you favor the site of Renzo Piano's new pavilion or not - that Louis Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum has never looked as good as it does today.

PHOTOS: Roosevelt Island's New Park

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

The stone is as grey as the sky. It is beautiful and absolutely silent, a true oasis just a river's length away from bustling midtown and the FDR drive.

LOOK: FDR Memorial Park Finally Opening

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- It's been nearly 40 years since New York City started planning a memorial to President Franklin Roosevelt on an island in the East River. ...

Mega-Architect's Unexpected Hobby

Jacob Slevin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

More and more I've become fascinated with architects' alternative forms of creative expression, those lying outside the boundaries of their core work....

Thoughtful Making of Space

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Today I want to concentrate on the concept of shaping, defining space. The quote by Louis Kahn: "Architecture is the thoughtful making of space" is very appropriate.

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas: A Sure Sign of Summer in New Haven

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.13.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

No one cared about the pounding rain as thousands waited for the open-air concert on the historic Green in New Haven, Connecticut. The headliner was internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Few Second Acts at U.Va.

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Pity the architects who've tried for almost 200 years to follow the genius of Thomas Jefferson at the University of Virginia.

A Tony Winner Sets Off a Chain of Memories

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lea Lane

Red sparked my own memories of my life in-and-around New York City. These connections cascaded in a six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon kind of way back to the play.