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The Woman in the Shadows: Anne Tyng and Louis Kahn’s Relationship Reflected at Yale Art Gallery

Architect Louis Kahn is famous for designing the Yale University Art Gallery, yet we know now his assistant and lover Anne Tyng played a much larger role than previously recognized. When I visited the gallery last week, it struck me just how much of Anne Tyng and Louis Kahn’s relationship is reflected in the design, and in the other artwork on display.

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Designing Between the Lines: Broadway Boogie Woogie and the Manhattan Grid

Architects create meaning with lines but also the space in between. I value boundaries because once they are set, the design can make the most of the space, which presents the exciting opportunity for a functional and visually pleasing solution. When I begin a project, I see lines and all the possibilities in between – like in Piet Mondrian’s painting “Broadway Boogie Woogie.”

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