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Louis I. Kahn
Louis I. Kahn
[Louis Isidore Kahn (born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky)]
* Osel, Estonia [Eesti], 20 February 1901
+ New York (NY), United States, 17 March 1974
nationality: american
AWARDS
 
1972
Royal Gold Medal, RIBA - Royal Institute of British Architects
1971
AIA Gold Medal
The American Institute of Architects
BUILDINGS
 
1962 - 1974
Bangladesh » Dhaka [Dhâkâ]
1966 - 1972
United States » Fort Worth
1967 - 1970
United States » Harrisburg
1962 - 1968
National Assembly
Bangladesh » Dhaka [Dhâkâ]
1957 - 1961
United States » Philadelphia
1959
United States » La Jolla
1951 - 1953
United States » New Haven
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
WRITINGS
BY THE ARCHITECT
Robert Twombly (ed.), Louis Kahn. Essential texts, W.W. Norton & Company, New York London 2003
review: Casabella 734, giugno/june 2005, "Biblioteca dell'architetto" p. 93
Maria Bonaiti (ed.), Architettura è. Louis I. Kahn, gli scritti, Electa, Milano 2002
Louis I. Kahn, "Legge e regola in architettura", Casabella 693, ottobre/october 2001, "Architettura e progetti" pp. 4-5 (4-19)
Louis I. Kahn, La costruzione del Kimbell Art Museum/The Construction of the Kimbell Art Museum, Edizioni Skira, 1997
WRITINGS
ABOUT THE ARCHITECT
Joseph Rosa, Kahn, Taschen 2007
Nathaniel Kahn, My architect. Alla ricerca di Louis Kahn, Feltrinelli, 2005
Robert McCarter, Louis I. Kahn, Phaidon, London 2005
review: Casabella 747, settembre/september 2006, "Biblioteca dell'architetto" p. 84
Thomas Leslie, Louis I. Kahn. Building Art, Building Science, Braziller, New York 2005

review: Casabella 752, febbraio/february 2007, p. 98
Robert McCarter, Louis I. Kahn, Phaidon, London 2005
Robert Twombly (ed.), Louis Kahn. Essential texts, W.W. Norton & Company, New York London 2003
review: Casabella 734, giugno/june 2005, "Biblioteca dell'architetto" p. 93
Luis M. Mansilla, "Viaggio in Italia. Asplund e Kahn. Due vedute di Siena e una passeggiata per lo sguardo/Two views of Siena and a stroll for the gaze", Casabella 699, aprile/april 2002 [Italia], pp. 88-95
Maria Bonaiti, Architettura è. Louis I. Kahn, gli scritti, Mondadori Electa, "Architetti e architetture", Milano 2002
Maria Bonaiti, "Kahn e la storia: «What is has always been»/Kahn and history: «What is has always been»", Casabella 693, ottobre/october 2001, "Architettura e progetti" pp. 4-5 (4-19), 97-99
David B. Brownlee, David G. De Long, Kahn, Rizzoli, 2000
Gioia Gattamorta, Luca Rivalta, Andrea Savio, Louis I. Kahn. Itinerari, Officina, Roma 1996
Urs Büttiker, Louis I. Kahn. Licht und Raum. Light and Space, Birkhäuser, Basel 1993
Jan Hochstim, The Painting and Sketches of Louis I. Kahn, Rizzoli, New York 1991
Patricia Cummings Loud, The Art Museum of Louis I. Kahn, Duke University Press, Durham /London 1990
tr.it.: Louis I. Kahn. I musei, Electa, Milano 1991

review: Francesco Pagliari, Domus 732, novembre/november 1991, "Libri/Books" p. VI
Romaldo Giurgola, Jaimini Mehta, Louis I. Kahn, Zanichelli, Bologna 1988
Alessandra Latour (ed.), Louis I. Kahn. L'uomo, il maestro, Kappa, Roma 1986
Jacques Lucan, "Da Guadet a Kahn: il tema della stanza/From Guadet to Kahn: the theme of the room", Casabella 520-521, gennaio-febbraio/january-february 1986 [Composizione/Progettazione], pp. 72-77
Alexandra Tyng, Beginnings. Louis I. Kahn's Philosophy of architecture, John Wiley & Sons, New York 1984
Christian Norberg-Schulz, Louis Kahn. Idea e immagine, Edizioni Officina, Roma 1980
Heinz Ronner, Sharad Jhaveri, Louis I. Kahn. Complete Work. 1935-1974, Birkhäuser, Basel/Boston 1976
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THE ARCHITECT IN CINEMA
 
Title
  My Architect
Directed by
Nathaniel Kahn
Nationality
USA
Year of production
2003
Cast
Louis Kahn
Architect's role
Protagonist
 
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EXHIBITIONS
 
 
The Color of Light, The Treasury of Shadows. Pastels by Louis I. Kahn from the Collections of His Children, Fort Worth (TX), Kimbell Art Museum, 26 march / 25 june 2017
Louis Kahn. The Power of Architecture
Rotterdam, Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI), 8 september 2012 / 6 january 2013
Weil-am-Rhein, Vitra Design Museum, 23 february / 11 august 2013
London, Design Museum, 9 july / 14 october 2014
Fort Worth (TX), Kimbell Art Museum, 26 march / 25 june 2017
Philadelphia (PA), The Fabric Workshop and Museum 11 august / 5 november 2017
 
 
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