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Louis I. Kahn

Louis I. Kahn

by Robert McCarter

Publisher: Phaidon Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780714849713
Pages: 512
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 13 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-20
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Born in Estonia in 1901, Louis Isidore Kahn became one of the United States' most important architects of the post-war period, in the company of such modern masters as Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, and Le Corbusier. Although Kahn was renowned for a number of seminal modern works, he came to question many of the precepts of the Modern movement; in particular, he questioned the ability of the International Style of Modernism to house the social spaces required by the latter half of the century. In 1947, Kahn was appointed Professor at Yale University. He continued to teach throughout his architectural career,...