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You say to brick : the life of Louis Kahn

Author: Wendy Lesser
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A definitive biography of the iconic American architect, Louis Kahn"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lesser, Wendy.
You say to brick.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
(DLC) 2016025613
(OCoLC)947147123
Named Person: Louis I Kahn; Louis I Kahn
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Lesser
ISBN: 9780374713317 0374713316
OCLC Number: 976036426
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Ending --
In situ : Salk Institute for Biological Studies --
Preparing --
In situ : Kimbell Art Museum --
Becoming --
In situ : Phillips Exeter Library --
Achieving --
In situ : National Assembly Building of Bangladesh --
Arriving --
In situ : Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad --
Beginning.
Other Titles: Life of Louis Kahn
Responsibility: Wendy Lesser.

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. Drawing on extensive original research; lengthy interviews with his children, his colleagues, and his students; and travel to the far-flung sites of his career-defining buildings, Wendy Lesser has  Read more...

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One of the Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2017 and a New York Times Notable Book of 2017"Wendy Lesser's You Say to Brick is easily the most complete narrative of Kahn's life and Read more...

 
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