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The Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut

1974, Louis I. Kahn, Architect

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Designed by modernist architect Louis I. Kahn, the Yale Center for British Art is a massive concrete structure organized into roomlike grids.
Designed by Louis I. Kahn

Yale Center for British Art, Louis Kahn, architect

Photo © Jackie Craven
Completed after his death, Louis I. Kahn's Yale Center for British Art is composed of a structured grid of squares. Simple and symmetrical, the 20-foot square spaces are organized around two inner courts. Coffered skylights illuminate interior spaces.

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