IDEAS:Louis Kahn and Yale Art &Architecture –Inspired Designs for Interiors

Louis Kahn under his Yale Gallery ceiling,and the building’s staircase –triangles within a cylinder (Photos source)

AS A DESIGNER OF INTERIORS,building such as Kahn’s Art Gallery and the Beinecke Library at Yale remind me of

-          my affinity for geometry in design,especially the multi-dimensional treatment of it seen in Kahn’s ceiling [...]

INSPIRATION:Louis Kahn’s Tetrahedral Ceiling and the Stunning Art and Architecture at Yale University


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Somewhere around the beginning of design school,I learned that one sort of architecture that I had always thought of as bleak and non-descript had a name: Brutalism.  I found it such an apt moniker for the rough,boxy,colorless (and in my estimation,joyless) design I associated with housing projects and [...]