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By Glenn E. Wiggins

"The Library at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH, has received the Twenty-Five yr award from the yank Institute of Architects. The award is bestowed each year on an American paintings of structure that has proved its advantage over a lifetime of at the very least 1 / 4 of a century. . The Exeter Library, which opened in 1971, was once designed via Louis I. Kahn (1901-74). Kahn . entire anything not anyone else had particularly found out easy methods to do. He made smooth structures that completed the undying, huge presence of the good works of the prior. . Kahn revered books. 'Nobody ever paid the cost of a publication; they pay just for the printing,' he as soon as stated. Exeter is his try and include, 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 deliver you as as regards to the Library at Philips Exeter Academy as you may get with out truly traveling it. The disc includes:
* movies of the library's external and interior
* lively plans and sections
* enormous quantities of external and inside colour photographs
* audio motives by way of the author
* archival audio recordings of Kahn's lectures
* illustrated descriptions of 5 different tasks by means of Kahn
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