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Louis Kahn (1901-1974)Subscription

18 December, 2014 By Paul Davies

From Philadelphia to Dhaka, this eminent yet mysterious architect talked to the stones and drew much of his inspiration from his fascination with the natural sciences

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Revisit: Louis Kahn's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, BangladeshSubscription

By Kazi Khaleed Ashraf

The Capitol Complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh, fuses imposing grandeur with disarming simplicity, foreshadowing Postmodernism

Louis Kahn Jeshurun Scheme

Folio: Louis Kahn’s unbuilt synagogueSubscription


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Louis Kahn, don’t stop talking! Architecture needs you more than everSubscription

By Norman Weinstein

Two new books of and about Kahn talking provoke, re-frame and defy convention

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Phillip Exeter library in New Hampshire, USA, by Louis KahnSubscription

By William Jordy

Built with ‘the invitation of books’, Louis Kahn’s brick masterpiece is an essay in ‘authentic monumentality’

The National Assembly, Dhaka

Louis Kahn: The Space of IdeasSubscription

By William JR Curtis

William JR Curtis examines the resonant legacy of Louis Kahn, whose final building, the Roosevelt memorial, has recently been completed in New York

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Louis Kahn's Dominican Motherhouse and the culture of spaceSubscription

By Richard Weston

Louis Kahn: Drawing to Find Out. The Dominican Motherhouse and the Patient Search for Architecture and On the Thoughtful Making of Space. The Dominican Motherhouse and a Modern Culture of Space by Michael Merrill