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LOUIS KAHN STUDY DAY

Special exhibition preview of Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture and behind-the-scenes tour of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

November 4, 2016
10 AM–8 PM

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SAH AWARDS GALA

Join SAH in honoring the achievements of Richard H. Driehaus, Sarah Herda and Peter Landon, FAIA

Friday, November 4, 2016
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H. ALLEN BROOKS TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP

$50,000 fellowship to support one year of study by travel for a recent graduate or emerging scholar

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Overcrowded Sites and Unexpected Voids: The Extremes of Tourism in Iceland and the Faroe Islands

By Danielle S. Willkens, 2015 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow
September 2, 2016

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

With travels this month in the Vesturland, the southern portion of the Ring Road known as the Sudhurland, and a trip to Vestmannaeyjar, I logged nearly 2,000 miles in Iceland in August. Although my itinerary included only the bottom half of the nation, the distance I traversed was twice the length of the Ring Road [Route 1]. Advertised as a tourist route that takes a little over a week, my travels thus far have highlighted the fact that the best parts of exploring Iceland are the detours (Figures 1 and 2).

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