Salk Institute, La Jolla Photos

Jonas Salk developed a vaccine against Polio & in gratitude the March of Dimes built the institute to further such research. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean near UCSD, the building is by architect Louis Kahn.

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Salk Institute is celebrated example of modern architecture. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute waterfall onto lower patios. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute laboratory buildings built for Jonas Salk, discoverer of oral Polio vaccine, in gratitude by March of Dimes foundation. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute zig zag structure & water pools. La Jolla, CA.
Salk Institute (1965) is celebrated example of modern architecture. La Jolla, CA. Architect: Louis Kahn.Salk Institute waterfall onto lower patios. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute laboratory buildings built for Jonas Salk, discoverer of oral Polio vaccine, in gratitude by March of Dimes foundation. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute zig zag structure & water pools. La Jolla, CA.
Salk Institute courtyard is bisected by a flowing water channel. La Jolla, CA.View of Pacific Ocean from Salk Institute. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute windows & balconies facing the Pacific Ocean. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute bridging structure. La Jolla, CA.
Salk Institute courtyard is bisected by a flowing water channel. La Jolla, CA.View of Pacific Ocean from Salk Institute. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute windows & balconies facing the Pacific Ocean. La Jolla, CA.Salk Institute bridging structure. La Jolla, CA.
Salk Institute window & concrete hall. La Jolla, CA.


Salk Institute window & concrete hall. La Jolla, CA.



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