Louis I. Kahn Collection

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies (from distance)
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies (sketch)

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

La Jolla, CA; Built

1959-65

Project Notes:

  • Architect: Louis I. Kahn
  • Structural Engineer: Dr. August E. Komendant (consultant); Ferver-Dorland & Associates
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineer: Fred S. Dubin Associates
  • Landscape Architect: Roland S. Hoyt; Lawrence Halprin (1966 Master plan)
  • Earliest Date: 1959; 28 April 1960
  • Earliest Dated Drawing in the Kahn Collection: 20 August 1960
  • Date of Completion of Construction: 28 May 1965
  • Note: Alterations made May-December 1972