Writer: Brian Carter

Louis Kahn: Notes on a Scrap of Paper

Louis Kahn: Notes on a Scrap of Paper

By Brian Carter

This scrap of paper, perhaps scooped up from the floor or a waste basket in Louis Kahn’s studio on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, shows a single sketch – spidery lines outlining a modest block and strange openings. Beginning drawing in 1958 Kahn searched for a design of a new building… Read More