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Feeling light in a Lou Kahn stairwell in Richards Medical Research Laboratories at the University of Pennsylvania

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by Edward Lifson ( last modified Oct 02, 2011



In a stairwell at Richards Medical Research Laboratories by Lou Kahn
at the University of Pennsylvania.

A mysterious place,
with light from the corners. 
A place to be alone. 
A place to rise.  

I step and realize again, 
Kahn does more with a stairwell, 
than most do with a cathedral.

Richards / Goddard Laboratories
Louis Kahn, Richards Medical Laboratories, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 




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