Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, PA

Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, PA

Louis Kahn was known for his interest in Scottish Castles, by which he elaborated the distinction between ‘served’ and ‘servant spaces’, “with great central living halls and auxiliary spaces nestled into thick outside walls”. The castles were a strong inspiration for later works such as the Unitarian Church in Rochester and Erdman Hall at Bryn Mawr College. Khan’s sketches of castles:

Louis Kahn was known for his interest in Scottish Castles, by which he elaborated the distinction between ‘served’ and ‘servant spaces’, “with great central living halls and auxiliary spaces nestled into thick outside walls”. The castles were a strong inspiration for later works such as the Unitarian Church in Rochester and Erdman Hall at Bryn Mawr College. Khan’s sketches of castles:

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Katherine Hepburn , Bryn Mawr Yearbook photo, 1928. Source: http://www.lowermerionhistory.org

Katherine Hepburn , Bryn Mawr Yearbook photo, 1928. Source: http://www.lowermerionhistory.org

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"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

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The seal for Bryn Mawr, one of the colleges in the consortium formerly known as the Seven Sisters, features three owls. Compare this to the seal for Rice University.

The seal for Bryn Mawr, one of the colleges in the consortium formerly known as the Seven Sisters, features three owls. Compare this to the seal for Rice University.

Superior Scaffold was called out once again to Bryn Mawr College, this time to the venerable M. Carey Thomas Library, to provide crews access to the entire façade.  #scaffolding#scaffold#rent#rental#rents#masonry#construction#philadelphia#newjersey#de#md

Superior Scaffold was called out once again to Bryn Mawr College, this time to the venerable M. Carey Thomas Library, to provide crews access to the entire façade. #scaffolding#scaffold#rent#rental#rents#masonry#construction#philadelphia#newjersey#de#md

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