Louis Kahn, Weiss House, Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA, 1949
Louis Kahn, Weiss House, Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA, 1950
This home is at the beginning of Kahn’s use of materials to help define the structure. The checkerboard widow pattern could be adjusted with the large panels sliding up and down in the living room wing. The home has a ‘bi nuclear’ floor plan with the bedrooms well segregated from the entertaining wing.
Reviewed by Pengcheng, 15,03,2017