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Gorgeous Video Shows Off Louis Kahn's Salk Institute

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Set to an Explosions in the Sky-esque soundtrack, this gorgeous video by California-based architectural photographer and filmmaker Chang Kim captures the clean-lined, concrete beauty of Louis Kahn's 1962 Salk Institute for Biological Sciences building in La Jolla, California. The developer of the polio vaccine, Dr. Jonas Salk, founded the institute in the 1960s, and commissioned Kahn to create the stunning concrete structure, which comprises 29 discrete volumes. It joined the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 and this video makes it pretty clear why. Check out all of Kim's photographic and video work over at his website.

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