Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH OCTOBER 2014

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Louis Kahn: The Power of ArchitectureDespite having died penniless and having built relatively little in his lifetime, Louis Kahn (1901-1974) remains one of the most influential architects of the 20th Century. His modernist philosophies and monumental buildings still inspire new generations of architects today, and works such as the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California (1959-65) and the National Assembly Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh (1962-83) are considered among the most important works of the last century. This Design Museum exhibition is a comprehensive look at Kahn's work, featuring architectural models, drawings, travel sketches, photographs and film footage shot by Kahn's son Nathanial, whose 2003 film 'My Architect' is an attempt to understand his father. A four-metre-tall replica of the City Tower in Philadelphia (1952-57) is also being constructed on site. Louis Kahn remains the architect's architect and the exhibition is accompanied by tributes from international stars including Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, Peter Zumthor and Sou Fujimoto.

 

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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
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Designs Of The Year 2015Designs Of The Year 2015View the winning design, Human Organs-on-Chips, designed by Donald Ingber and Dan Dongeun Huh at Harvard University's Wyss Institute.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Designs Of The Year 2015
Designers in Residence: MigrationDesigners in Residence: MigrationEach year, the Design Museum gives visitors the chance to see the work of young designers at the beginning of their careers, and this year's Designers in Residence exhibition is based around the theme of migration. The annual show is the culmination of a year-long programme which supports and nurtures four up-and-coming designers who have g2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  £13
DATES  9th September 2015 to 28th February 2016
VENUE  Design Museum 
Each year, the Design Museum gives visitors the chance to see the work of young designers at the beginning of their careers, and this year's Designers in Residence exhibition is based around the theme of migration. The annual show is the culmination of a year-long programme which supports and nurtures four up-and-coming designers who have g... More about this event
Cycle RevolutionCycle RevolutionCycle RevolutionExamining how cycling has changed the way we use the city, Cycle Revolution at the Design Museum brings together bicycles, clothing, accessories, equipment, film and photography. The last decade has seen a revolution in cycling, making it the biggest surge in the mode of transport since the Second World War. This surge has driven a raft of craftsma2016-02-12T00:00:00+00002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Sports
PRICING  Adult £13, student £9.75
DATES  18th November 2015 to 30th June 2016
VENUE  Design Museum 
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Get Into Furniture Design (12-16 yrs)Get Into Furniture Design (12-16 yrs)Mini-master classes in furniture design and model-making.2016-02-16T10:30:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Migration LabMigration LabA participative exhibition exploring the daunting physical, social, and cultural challenges triggered by global population displacement.2016-02-23T19:00:00+00002016-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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