Published Writings 4 - as referred to by *
(Designed my first year as Faculty, part of the Architecture at Rice series)
KAHN Louis I. KahnTalks With Students
the original, designed in 1970, and its position situated within a didactic history.
KAHN the title simply states; refer to my statement on page: WORK- Idea as Architecture/Architecture as Idea.
The design reflects many of the Principles that drive my approach to a multivalent mode of reforming and reiterating them.
Inversions, Layers, Transparency, Opacity, Reversal, Symmetry, Balance.
The original title was a deliberate reference to a 1943 book by LeCorbusier (apparently the re-issue some 30 years later, was not aware of the connection), and a series of translations/appropriations at the time validated the parti of using the form of 'Blank Verse' to capture the pattern of Kahn's speaking (which he acknowledged to me).
In changing the title to "Conversations with Students", I only assume the designer was unaware of my reference to the book by LeCorbusier. My remarks refer to the Generation which had passed. Read the Introduction I wrote, the title of which is a Pun: LOU ICON.
Read the Introduction I wrote.
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