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Louis Kahn: Architecture as Philosophy

Louis Kahn: Architecture as Philosophy

Louis Kahn: Architecture as Philosophy

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Kahn, Louis,  Lobel, John.

The Monacelli Press, 2020

SKU: S02741

Louis I. Kahn is one of the most influential and poetic architects of the twentieth century, a figure whose appeal extends beyond the realm of specialists. In this book, noted Kahn expert John Lobell explores how Kahn’s focus on structure, respect for materials, clarity of program, and reverence for details come together to manifest an overall philosophy. Kahn’s work clearly conveys a kind of “transcendent rootedness”–a rootedness in the fundamentals of architecture that also asks soaring questions about our experience of light and space, and even how we fit into the world. In Louis Kahn:

240 p, ills colour & bw, hardcover, English