Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Phillips Exeter Academy Class of 1945 Library, Louis Kahn Architect (1971)

In 1965, Phillips Exeter Academy hired modernist architect Louis Kahn to design a new library, abandoning initial plans to replace its overcrowded library with a traditionally designed building. The bold move successfully met the challenge of building a new architectural aesthetic in the heart of a campus of classical revival buildings. 

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