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Trip Surroundings & New York /04/2015

New York, Boston, New Haven...

About monuments and individuality. About the individual and about monumentality.
Discover. Feel overwhelmed. Admire humble. Be strengthened.

Film In search of Louis Kahn

Jozef Plateauzaal, Gent

This documentary made by Nathaniel Khan, is about the search for his father Louis Kahn, where both the special career of this American architect as his family history are revealed.

Lecture by Kathleen James-Chakraborty (IR)

Universiteit Gent, Gent

The American architect Louis Kahn was one of the greatest architects of the twentieth century. With complex spatial compositions, a basic form language and a masterfully choreographed use of light, Kahn made buildings of timeless beauty and universal symbolic power.

Miscellaneous House threatened with demolition

Support action to preserve the endangered property in Phoenix Arizona.

Trip NAV & ARCHIPEL /04/2009

An architectural quest through magnificent landscapes, breathtaking coastlines or impossible vast ‘sprawl’-cities with a focus on 120 years of contemporary architecture.

Film about the life and work of Philip Johnson

Boot 'Captal', Gent

Philip Johnson takes us on his 40-acre estate in New Canaan, Connecticut – his own laboratorium- and supplies the necessary witty and humorous commentary.

Lecture by Dirk De Meyer

't Leerhuys, Brugge

The significance of the projects realized by Mies after his immigration to North America are summarized. Cultural and other roots of Mies’ European period are used to analyze his later work.

Lecture Evolving forms

Het Pand, Gent

The experiment in architecture is primordal for Greg Lynn. This American utopian thinking architect shows a multitude of computer-generated forms based on principles of modern physics, biology and mathematics.

Trip Los Angeles, San Fransisco & La Jolla /2007

An architectural quest through magnificent landscapes, breathtaking coastlines or impossible vast ‘sprawl’-cities with a focus on 120 years of contemporary architecture.

Miscellaneous by Wim Supply & Géry Vandenabeele

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Beautiful pictures and fascinating stories about projects by Eric Owen Moss, Morphosis, Herzog & de Meuron, Frank O. Gehry, Fumihiko Maki will be combined with a more indepth description of the Salk Institute by Louis I. Kahn in La Jolla.