The library is known the world over for its beautiful architecture. In the last few weeks, architects from many different countries have visited our Library to experience Kahn’s design for themselves. Groups of 15 to 30 have come from Italy, Mexico and Norway. Our guest book records the names and comments of visitors from the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, Iceland, Germany, Croatia and Japan, as well as states as far away as Florida and California. Visitors have written comments like: “What a masterpiece!,” “Great Architecture,” “Awesome,” and “Wow!” The building also continues to be a teaching tool for professors of architecture. Individuals and groups from the Yale School of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, and the Dalhousie School of Architecture in Halifax, Nova Scotia have recently visited the Library for projects they were working on.
Groups visiting the building should notify us ahead of time whenever possible, and be sure to check the library’s hours.