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Tradition as mediation : Louis I. Kahn : the Dominican Motherhouse & the Hurva Synagogue

Author: Dana Margalith
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Series: Routledge research in architecture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Louis I Kahn; Louis I Kahn; Louis I Kahn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Margalith
ISBN: 9781138673229 1138673226
OCLC Number: 1021056297
Description: xxix, 220 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. KAHN'S PHILOSOPHYIntroduction: History, Tradition, Memory 1: Weak Truth 2: Institutions on Trial 3: Proto Forms as Seeds of DesireII. KAHN'S DESIGNSPart 1: The Dominican Motherhouse of St. Catherine de Ricci, Media Pennsylvania, 1965-19691: The Architectural Challenge2: Design Schemes 3: Proto Forms as Seeds of Desire 4: Mnemonic Images and Programs 5: The Motherhouse after Kahn Part 2: The Hurva Synagogue The Old City of Jerusalem, 1967-1974 1: A New Institution 2: Design Proposals 3: Proto Forms as Seeds of Desire 4: Mnemonic Images and Programs 5: The Hurva Synagogue after KahnIII. LEARNING FROM KAHNConclusion: MediationKahn's Mnemonic Images and Programs
Series Title: Routledge research in architecture.
Responsibility: Dana Margalith.

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