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Louis Kahn (from "Licht und Raum- light and space", Urs Büttiker) The chronological listing of projects traces Kahn's development process in light control and modulation. Projects beginning with student work from 1924 and ending with the Berkeley library from 1971-1974 reveal an extraordinary broad spectrum of solutions for the design of light and space. Kahn's struggle to find the coherent answer for each architectural challenge remains the basic principle characterizing his complete work.

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Lecture 10-21-10: Shading devices and techniques

In class today we learned about creating and manipulating shade through solar studies and various types and techniques of shading. We talked about the differences in radiation exposure over the se…

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Gallery of The Aga Khan Award for Architecture Announces 2016 Shortlist - 61

The quality of space and architecture in this project proves that, with the use of local materials and dedicated craftsmen and an attempt towards spirituality through light, can span the distance between here and infinity, between today and eternity | Arc

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