Landmarks in Modern Architecture

This series pays homage to architectural masterworks of the 20th century, particularly buildings designed by modern predecessors or contemporaries of Kimbell architect Louis I. Kahn. Thorough examinations of the structures present challenges faced, technical innovations, and each design's unique aesthetic. 

Free; no registration required.

Museum auditorium

Sunday, January 6, 2013
2 p.m. 

Louis Kahn: Silence and Light
A film by Michael Blackwood, 1995, 58 min.

Previously shown films in the "Landmarks in Modern Architecture" series

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2 p.m. 

Architectures: The Vienna Savings Bank, by Otto Wagner
A film by Stan Neuman, 2003, 26 min.

Architectures: The Casa Milà, by Antoni Gaudí
A film by Frédéric Compain, 2004, 26 min.

Sunday, November 18, 2012
2 p.m. 

Architectures: The Dessau Bauhaus, by Walter Gropius
A film by Frédéric Compain, 2004, 26 min.

Architectures: La Maison de Verre, by Pierre Chareau
A film by Richard Copans and Stan Neuman, 2005, 26 min.

Architectures: The German Pavilion in Barcelona, by Mies van der Rohe
A film by Stan Neuman, 2009, 26 min.

Sunday, December 2, 2012
2 p.m. 

Architectures: The Johnson Building, by Frank Lloyd Wright
A film by Frédéric Compain, 2003, 26 min.

Architectures: The Convent of La Tourette, by Le Corbusier
A film by Richard Copans, 2004, 26 min.

Architectures: The Municipal Centre of Säynätsalo, by Alvaar Alto
A film by Richard Copans, 2004, 26 min.