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Louis Kahn: Drawing to Find Out - The Dominican Motherhouse and the Patient Search for Architecture.
KAHN. Merrill, Michael.
Louis Kahn: Drawing to Find Out - The Dominican Motherhouse and the Patient Search for Architecture.
Like few others, Louis Kahn cultivated the craft of drawing as a means to architecture. His personal design drawings - seen either as a method of discovery or for themselves - are unique in the twentieth century. Over two hundred - mostly unpublished - drawings by Kahn and his associates are woven together with a lively and informed commentary into an intimate biography of an architectural idea. Unfolding around the iconic project for the Dominican Motherhouse (1965 - 69) the drawings form a narrative which not only reveals the richness and hidden dimensions of this unbuilt masterpiece, but provides compelling insights into Louis Kahn's mature culture of designing.

Category: Architecture, Monographs
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 240 pp
Publisher: Lars Muller.
Year: 2010.
Publication Place: Basel,
ISBN: 9783037782217
Book Id: 85807

Price: $90.00
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