Formal analysis

Delve into the world of art through a formal analysis. Explore the techniques, symbolism, and meaning behind famous artworks. Discover hidden details and gain a deeper appreciation for the masterpieces.
Geometry Architecture, School Architecture, Louis Kahn Plan, Transformation Geometry, Formal Analysis, Laboratory Design, Graduation Project, Meeting Place, Research Paper

The Meeting Place at the Salk Institute is one of Kahn’s most meticulously designed unbuilt plans. While designing the Salk Institute laboratories (1965) Kahn developed a counterpoint to the laboratory design with the design of the Meeting Place. For Kahn, the Meeting Place would bring balance to the laboratories of the Salk Institute, and stated that “if the laboratories were the Salk Institute’s lungs, then the Meeting Place would be its brain.” Although the Meeting Place was not…

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