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Louis I. Kahn

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ISBN-10: 3836543842

ISBN-13: 9783836543842

Edition: 2016

Authors: Joseph Rosa, Peter G�ssel

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The late bloomer Though Louis Isidore Kahn (1901-1974) started his career late in his life, the few projects he was able to undertake were realized to perfection. With the Jonas Salk Institute in La Jolla, California (1959-1965) Kahn created a workspace with superb functional and aesthetic qualities; the institute's Minimalist elements radiate a sense of eternal beauty. The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth (1966-1972) occupies the somewhat faceless city like an island of spiritual space, an effect that is achieved by simplicity in design and materials. Also, the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (1962-1974) and the Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, National Assembly of Bangladesh in Dhaka…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: TASCHEN
Publication date: 9/8/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 8.54" wide x 10.43" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Peter G�ssel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design. For TASCHEN he published monographs on Julius Shulman, R. M. Schindler, John Lautner and Richard Neutra as well as several architecture titles in the Basic Art Series.