By Glenn E. Wiggins
"The Library at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH, has gained the Twenty-Five 12 months award from the yankee Institute of Architects. The award is bestowed every year on an American paintings of structure that has proved its advantage over a lifetime of a minimum of 1 / 4 of a century. . The Exeter Library, which opened in 1971, used to be designed by way of Louis I. Kahn (1901-74). Kahn . comprehensive anything not anyone else had fairly found out tips on how to do. He made sleek structures that completed the undying, huge presence of the good works of the earlier. . Kahn revered books. 'Nobody ever paid the cost of a e-book; they pay just for the printing,' he as soon as stated. Exeter is his try and embrace, in brick and teak and marble and urban, the essence of a selected type of establishment: the home of books, the library." --Robert Campbell, The Boston Globe, January eleven, 1997 This groundbreaking CD-ROM will carry you as as regards to the Library at Philips Exeter Academy as you may get with out truly vacationing it. The disc includes:
* videos of the library's external and interior
* lively plans and sections
* thousands of external and inside colour photographs
* audio motives by means of the author
* archival audio recordings of Kahn's lectures
* illustrated descriptions of 5 different initiatives through Kahn
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