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Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. The north elevation showing the vaulted upper story of exhibition space sitting over the museum's working areas
Description: Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. The north elevation showing the vaulted upper...

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Description: "Symbolic Essence" and Other Writings on Modern Architecture and American...
A museum? A school library? To Louis Kahn our institutions were “on trial”: “When we think of the simple beginnings which inspired our present institutions, it is evident that some drastic changes must be made which will inspire the re-creation of [their] meaning.”