Louis Kahn Bath House

 

John Canning Co. recreated the original Louis Kahn mural design executed directly on cinder block at the Trenton, New Jersey bath house.

SCOPE

Archival research; recreation of original design; full scale cartoon; pounce transfer; decorative painting; general painting


John Canning Co. recreated the original Kahn mural design utilizing historic, digitally enhanced photography. Canning was able to produce a large scale cartoon, which was used to re-create and execute over the original cinder block substrate.


BUILDING FACTS

Location: Trenton, NJ
Built: 1955
Architect: Louis Kahn
Style: Romanesque

National Historic Landmark