Galen Minah is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington. He teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios, freehand drawing and watercolor classes, and 'Color & Light', a course exploring the role of color in design. He also teaches in the Architecture in Rome program. Professor Minah received his B.A. in English from Duke University and his B.Arch. and M.Arch. from the University of Pennsylvania with Louis Kahn. He worked in the offices of Robert Venturi and Louis Kahn in Philadelphia. He is a registered architect in the State of Washington, and was the founder of ARC Architectural Resources Collaborative, in Seattle, 1975.
Anthony Pellecchia is an architect, architectural theorist and painter. Pellecchia studied at the University of Illinois School of Architecture from 1959-1964. He worked for the firms of Louis I. Kahn, Venturi and Rauch and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. He was a founder of Pellecchia and Meyers in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed the Yale Center for British Art after the death of Louis Kahn. After the completion of the Tabor Center, he founded Pellecchia Olson Architects in Denver in 1984. In 1994 he established WPA Architecture and Graphic Design in Seattle.
Galen Minah and Anthony Pellecchia spoke at the University of Washington campus in Seattle on February 17th, 2016. They discussed the architecture and legacy of Louis Kahn.
The lecture, titled Learning From Kahn, was part of the Department of Architecture Winter 2016 lecture series. The lecture was held in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition "Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture (January 29 - May 1, 2016) at the Bellevue Arts Museum.