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San Antonio Express-News
Yo-Yo Ma calls on Kingston for helpII" is a 195-foot-long barge that opens like a clam shell into a concert hall s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
II" is a 195-foot-long barge that opens like a clam shell into a concert hall stage. Created by famed architect Louis Kahn and launched in 1976 as part of America's Bicentennial celebrations, the barge has traveled to communities across... Read more
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Philly.com
Pittsburgh's weird concert boat could soon be dismantledCounterpoint II is a true Pittsburgh story, featuring cameos by H.J. Heinz II,
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
Counterpoint II is a true Pittsburgh story, featuring cameos by H.J. Heinz II, U.S. Steel and the vessel's designer, Louis Kahn, one of the greatest architects in American history. Boudreau, the boat's owner, is the music director of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pittsburgh's weird concert boat could soon be dismantledCounterpoint II is a true Pittsburgh story, featuring cameos by H.J. Heinz II,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Counterpoint II is a true Pittsburgh story, featuring cameos by H.J. Heinz II, U.S. Steel and the vessel's designer, Louis Kahn, one of the greatest architects in American history. Boudreau, the boat's owner, is the music director of the... Read more
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Philly.com
The enormous and the infinitesimal: 5,000 miles of Americawhere anything might happen. We’d gone as far west as we would go. We were tur
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
where anything might happen. We’d gone as far west as we would go. We were turning back now, to Fort Worth, where it was Louis Kahn architecture and Will Rogers on one side of town and the Historic Stockyards and rodeo on the other, sandstone and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
When architects design for mum and dadin Rome. The project gave Mr Venturi space to invent his own architectural lan
Namibia Economist / Posted 19 days ago
in Rome. The project gave Mr Venturi space to invent his own architectural language and wrestle free from the influence of Louis Kahn, the great modernist for whom he had worked. Kahn made his name using cutting-edge construction techniques on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Paul Matt, builder of the Broad museum and other L.A. landmarks, dies at 85promoted to job superintendent in 1962 overseeing the Salk Institute in San Die
Los Angeles Times / Posted 20 days ago
promoted to job superintendent in 1962 overseeing the Salk Institute in San Diego, working alongside legendary architect Louis Kahn. Matt was employed at general contractor C.L. Peck for 22 years and worked on the Crystal Cathedral in Orange... Read more
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Business Wire
Builder of Iconic Structures, Paul Matt, Chairman of MATT Construction, Dies at 85In 1962, he was promoted to job superintendent for the Salk Institute in San Di
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
In 1962, he was promoted to job superintendent for the Salk Institute in San Diego designed by the legendary architect Louis Kahn. No sooner had Matt mobilized when the client stopped the project and had Mr. Kahn completely redesign it for... Read more

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