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Kahn, Louis I. 1901-1974

Overview
Works: 1,490 works in 2,253 publications in 8 languages and 24,669 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Sketch-books  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Quotations  Designs and plans 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Dedicatee, Architect, Interviewee, Creator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: NA737.K32, 720.92
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Between silence and light : spirit in the architecture of Louis I. Kahn by John Lobell ( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis I. Kahn by Romaldo Giurgola ( Book )
56 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Kahn by Joseph Rykwert ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The publication of this book coincides with the centenary of the birth of American architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974), though its immediate occasion is the new collection of photographs that illustrate the text and provide an opportunity to reconsider Kahn's achievement and his way of working. Architectural historian Joseph Rykwert has written a sensitive appreciation of Kahn's career and oeuvre, and photographer Roberto Schezen traveled the world to photograph fifteen of Kahn's major projects especially for this volume. Supplementing the photographs are dozens of Kahn's sketches and plans for many of his built and unbuilt designs."--BOOK JACKET
Louis Kahn's situated modernism by Sarah Williams Goldhagen ( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Goldhagen presents much new archival evidence about Kahn's buildings, his ideas, and his indebtedness to contemporary art and to the many socio-critical and architectural discourses of the postwar years. She offers fresh interpretations of many of his important buildings, including the Yale University Art Gallery and the National Assembly complex in Bangladesh, as well as of such previously understudied or misunderstood works as the Trenton Bathhouse and his AFL Medical Services building in Philadelphia. Goldhagen then theorizes Kahn's architectural principles to show that he struggled with modernism rather than against it, reconceptualizing it into a singular and powerful new vocabulary that retains architectural and social relevance today."--BOOK JACKET
The art museums of Louis I. Kahn by Patricia Cummings Loud ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The paintings and sketches of Louis I. Kahn by Jan Hochstim ( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Kahn : essential texts by Louis I Kahn ( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Twombly's incisive introduction and headnotes reveal the dynamism of Kahn's language, elucidate his keen aphorisms and sometimes abstruse terminology, and offer a useful distillation of basic Kahnian tenets."--BOOK JACKET
Louis I. Kahn : building art, building science by Thomas Leslie ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Previously unpublished drawings, construction photographs, and sketches complement new diagrams, illustrating the profound technical poetry of Kahn's buildings."--BOOK JACKET
Louis I. Kahn : unbuilt masterworks by Kent Larson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The resulting computer-generated images present striking views of "real" buildings in "real" sites."
Louis I. Kahn : the idea of order by Klaus-Peter Gast ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive and innovative study presents the fundamental features of Louis I. Kahn's architecture, and describes his key buildings. It is based on drawings prepared specially for this book, and on unpublished photographs
The notebooks and drawings of Louis I. Kahn by Louis I Kahn ( Book )
12 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Yale Center for British Art : a tribute to the genius of Louis I. Kahn by Duncan Robinson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throughout he draws our attention to the dual nature of the Center as both a public museum and a research institute, a concept well understood and beautifully articulated in Kahn's organization of the building around two interior courts. The Yale Center for British Art is a building that works equally well for research scholars, for third-graders on their first visit to a museum, and for seasoned art lovers. No more and no less than any great building, Robinson and Finn show us, the Center is a work of art in its own right
Louis I. Kahn : the construction of the Kimbell Art Museum by Louis I Kahn ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This publication on the construction of the Kimbell Art Museum by Louis I. Kahn may prove very useful to students, and to anyone interested in gaining further knowledge of the distinctive features of the Kimbell museum. It documents the long and arduous quest that often characterizes a creative process - even that of a great master such as Louis I. Kahn. The design of the Kimbell Art Museum is the product of extraordinary intuition, and results in a masterly synthesis that solves all the problems posed by the site and the specific purpose of the construction."--BOOK JACKET
Louis I. Kahn by Robert McCarter ( Book )
35 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Louis I. Kahn (1901-74) was one of the single greatest influences on world architecture in the second half of the twentieth century. This book provides a comprehensive critical overview of Kahn's architecture, examining his works chronologically and exploring key themes and their evolution throughout his career. Including both built and unbuilt projects, each of the architect's major buildings is analysed, beginning with the design process and ordering ideas, followed by the methods and materials of construction, and finally a 'walk-through' of the spaces themselves - recognizing that Kahn's primary concern was interior space and its experience. Each project is extensively illustrated with photographs that convey the spirit of Kahn's work and a concept development portfolio documents the inspirations and ideas that led to the finished design." "Robert McCarter's authoritative text explores how Louis I. Kahn redefined modern architecture. Featuring a selection of original drawings and photographs from the Louis I. Kahn Archives and newly redrawn plans, this book also includes selected writings by Kahn and the first publication of the complete chronology of Kahn's buildings and projects, compiled by William Whitaker, Chief Curator of the Louis I. Kahn Archives. This monograph is an indispensable reference work on this renowned architect."--BOOK JACKET
Notebooks and drawings by Louis I Kahn ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis I. Kahn : light and space by Urs Büttiker ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The travel sketches of Louis I. Kahn : an exhibition ... 1978-1979 by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis I. Kahn and the Yale Center for British Art : a conservation plan by Peter Inskip ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis I. Kahn : Licht und Raum = light and space by Urs Büttiker ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis I. Kahn by Vincent Scully ( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Une introduction à l'oeuvre de cet architecte, figure de proue majeure de l'architecture contemporaine américaine et maître de la monumentalité et de l'harmonie formelle."--[Memento]
 
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Alternative Names
Kahn, Louis.
Kahn, Louis, 1901-1974
Kahn, Louis I.
Kahn, Louis Isadore
Kahn, Louis Isadore, 1901-1974
Kahn, Louis Isadore, 1901-1984
Kahn, Louis Isidore
Kahn, Louis Israel Isidore 1901-1974
Louis I. Kahn
Louis Isidore Kahn
كاهن، لويس إ.، 1901-1974
لويس إ. كان، 1901-1974
カーン, ルイス
Languages
English (327)
German (27)
Spanish (21)
French (15)
Japanese (14)
Italian (9)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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