All posts filed under “Institutional

St John's Abbey Church

ST. JOHN’S ABBEY CHURCH | Collegeville

LOCATION: 2900 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville, MN 56321 ARCHITECT: Marcel Breuer DATES: 1958-1961 NOTES: The Abbey Church was placed the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Site Visit: Tues Sept 30, 2014 _______________________________________ RELATED LINKS St John’s University Archives – St John’s Abbey Church St […]

Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie

INSTITUT FÜR HYGIENE UND MIKROBIOLOGIE | Berlin

LOCATION: Hindenburgdamm 27, Berlin, Germany ARCHITECT: Fehling & Gogel DATES: 1966-1974 NOTES: Site Visit: Weds Jul 23 2014 _____________________________ RELEVANT LINKS Architect Fehling & Gogel’s website with original drawings and photos (text in German)

Birmingham Central Library

BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL LIBRARY | Birmingham

LOCATION: Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 3HQ, UK ARCHITECT: John Madin DATES: 1969-1973 NOTES: Closed since 2013, demolition planned for 2015. Site Visit: Sat Jun 28, Sun Jun 29, Tues Jul 1 2014 ________________________________________________________ The Birmingham Central Library is at great risk of demolition. […]

Huntington Beach Library

HUNTINGTON BEACH CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY | Los Angeles

LOCATION: 7111 Talbert Avenue Huntington Beach, CA 92648 ARCHITECT: Richard and Dion Neutra DATES: 1975 NOTES: A rather mediocre addition was constructed in the mid-1990s which compromised the original entryway and enclosed the once-exterior dramatic circular stair. Some renovations were completed in 2007 which returned […]

Salk Institute

SALK INSTITUTE | La Jolla

LOCATION: 10010 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, United States ARCHITECT: Louis Kahn DATES: 1959-1965 NOTES: Landmark designation in 1991; Recipient in 1992 of AIA 25 year award Site Visit: Tues Apr 8 2014 ________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://www.archdaily.com/61288/ad-classics-salk-institute-louis-kahn/