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Louis Kahn



    Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.

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    A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.

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    Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.

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    Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.

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    All material in nature, the mountains and the streams and the air and we, are made of Light which has been spent, and this crumpled mass called material casts a shadow, and the shadow belongs to Light.- Louis Kahn

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