Louis I. Kahn: Writings, Lectures, Interviews

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Rizzoli International Publications, 1991 - Architecture - 352 pages
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A collection of the eminent architect's writings from some of the most prestigious architectural publications of the last 50 years. Many of the essays are classics in architectural literature, among them "Order is," "Form and being," "Poetics," and "Silence and light," along with excerpts from CIAM in Otterlo, the World Design Conference, and The Sixties: A P/A Symposium on the State of Architecture. One of the three volumes published to coincide with a major retrospective exhibit scheduled to open Oct. 1991 and travel for three years. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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American architect Louis Kahn (1901-74) believed in monumental architecture and "a spiritual quality inherent in a structure, which conveys a feeling of its eternity." Unfortunately, many observers ... Read full review

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