Video: Salk Institute / Louis Kahn

This short film by Pablo Casals-Aguirre captures the formal perfection and daily life within ’s architectural masterpiece, the Salk Institute. Kahn was commissioned in 1959 to design the inspiring facility for scientific research. The iconic facility became a designated San Diego Historical Landmark in 1991 and continues to attract daily admirers from all corners of the earth.

Review detailed information, images and drawings at AD Classics: Salk Institute / Louis Kahn.

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Video: Salk Institute / Louis Kahn" 08 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 25 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=181691>
  • Matt

    My graduation is held in that middle plaza!

  • Alex

    Mine too! Can’t wait. NSAD? hehe…

  • Adam Waltering

    As many times as I’ve seen images and videos of this place, it still amazes me. That’s how you make concrete inviting.

  • Tuan Anh

    great project!great architect!

  • rafael palacios

    MASTERPIECE!!! EVERYTIME I NEED INSPIRATION I LOOK AT THE SALK… THIS IS ARCHITECTURE AT ITS FINEST