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Save the Date for the SAH Study Day "Louis Kahn in San Diego and La Jolla"

by SAH News | Aug 17, 2016
Save the date for the SAH Study Day "Louis Kahn in San Diego and La Jolla" on November 4, 2016. William Whitaker, curator and collections manager of the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and Jochen Eisenbrand, chief curator of the Vitra Design Museum, will lead a special preview tour of their exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture at the San Diego Museum of Art, the first retrospective of Louis Kahn’s work in two decades.

After lunch, participants will get a behind-the-scenes tour of Kahn’s renowned Salk Institute for Biological Studies with Whitaker and the Salk Institute’s Tim Ball, director of facilities, and Claire Grezemkovsky, associate director of foundation relations. The Getty Conservation Institute’s Sara Lardinois, together with Kyle Normandin and Ann Harrer of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, will be on hand to discuss Kahn’s designs of the teak window walls, which are currently under conservation by the Salk Institute.

A Study Program Fellowship will be available for a graduate student or emerging professional to participate in this Study Day.

Registration for this Study Day will open on September 13.

Photo: Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, Louis Kahn, 1959–65 © The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania, photo: John Nicolais. 
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