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Louis I. Kahn free pdf "The Library at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH, has won the Twenty-Five Year award from the American Institute of Architects. The award is bestowed annually on an American work of architecture that has proved its merit over a life of at least a quarter of a century. . The Exeter Library, which opened in 1971, was designed by Louis I. Kahn (1901-74). Kahn . accomplished something no one else had quite figured out how to do. He made modern buildings that achieved the timeless, monumental presence of the great works of the past. . Kahn respected books. 'Nobody ever paid the price of a book- they pay only for the printing, ' he once said. Exeter is his attempt to embody, in brick and teak and marble and concrete, the essence of a particular kind of institution: the house of books, the library." --Robert Campbell, The Boston Globe, January 11, 1997 This groundbreaking CD-ROM will bring you as close to the Library at Philips Exeter Academy as you can get without actually visiting it. The disc includes: * video clips of the library's exterior and interior * animated plans and sections * hundreds of exterior and interior color photographs * audio explanations by the author * archival audio recordings of Kahn's lectures * illustrated descriptions of five other projects by Kahn System Requirements: Macintosh: 68040 or Power PC processor- Apple System 7.0 or higher- 5MB of free RAM (8MB recommended)- 8-bit video display (16- or 24-bit recommended)- 14-inch color monitor- 2X CD-ROM drive. Windows: 80486 or Pentium-compatible processor- Windows- 3.1 or higher- 4MB of free RAM ## ommended)- 640 x 480 color monitor- 2X CD-ROM drive- MPC-compatible sound card- speaker##

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Author : Glenn E Wiggins
Publisher : Wiley
Data Published : 02 May 2008
ISBN : 0470343133
EAN : 9780470343135
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 48 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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