Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
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Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture

The American architect Louis Kahn (1901 – 1974) is regarded as one of the great master builders of the twentieth century. With complex spatial compositions, an elemental formal vocabulary and a choreographic mastery of light, Kahn created buildings of archaic beauty. More information

  • Hardcover
  • 24 x 32 cm
  • 370 pages, approx. 500 images
ISBN 978-3-931936-91-4
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As the first comprehensive publication on this architect in 20 years, the book »Louis Kahn – The Power of Architecture« presents all of his important projects. It includes essays by prominent Kahn experts and an expansive illustrated biography with many new facts and insights about Kahn’s life and work. In a number of interviews, leading architects such as Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, Peter Zumthor and Sou Fujimoto underline Kahn’s significance in today’s architectural discourse. An extensive catalogue of works features original drawings and architectural models from the Kahn archive. The compendium is further augmented by a portfolio of Kahn’s travel drawings as well as photographs by Thomas Florschuetz, which offer completely new views of the Salk Institute and the Indian Institute of Management.

Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
English