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We had a group tour and the docent was an experienced architect who brought the entire facility to life for us. Louis Kahn's collaboration with Jonas Salk resulted in an impressively functional structure and workplace for world class scientists, and a strikingly beautiful complex set...More
This miracle institute in an extraordinary location on the blue Pacific is a tribute to the work of both Salk and Kahn. The understated structure affords the opportunity for reflection and reverence. I recommend, in preparation for a visit, the film, My Architect, of Kahn's...More
I have worked in 2 1960's Brutal library architecture so was not prepared to be impressed but I think the self-guided tour was one of the things that impressed me most while in San Diego. You need to reserve architect lead tours 7 days in...More
Perhaps because of ignorance we did not know the Salk Institute existed in La Jolla, CA, although it was built in i960. Dr, Jonas Salk, famous for creating the polio cure in 1955, and his architect Louis Kahn designed the institute to house research on...More
Checked this place out over the holidays and was surprised to learn that they don't charge an entrance fee, but you are required to make a conservation fee per person. I guess they need the money to maintain the place. Nevertheless the architecture and location...More