Buckminster Knows 070

Today, I experienced a rare feeling. A feeling I only get once every couple of years. While flipping through Louis I. Kahn by Robert McCarter, I came across a plan so graphically perfect, it instantaneously and without need for further examination made sense. Something about the lay-out, composition and proportions I really can't explain.

I have to admit my knowledge of North-American architecture is embarrassingly limited. I've always been more Mies than FLW and more Corbu than Kahn, but I really wonder why I didn't think this plan before?

By the way, it's the Dominican Motherhouse by the great Louis Isadore

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