Louis I. Kahn. Ediz. illustrata

Louis I Kahn Ediz illustrata Louis I Kahn was one of the single greatest influences on world architecture in the second half of the twentieth century This book provides a comprehensive critical overview of Kahn s architec

  • Title: Louis I. Kahn. Ediz. illustrata
  • Author: Robert McCarter
  • ISBN: 0714849715
  • Page: 101
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  • Louis I Kahn 1901 74 was one of the single greatest influences on world architecture in the second half of the twentieth century This book provides a comprehensive critical overview of Kahn s architecture, examining his works chronologically and exploring key themes and their evolution throughout his career Including both built and unbuilt projects, each of the architect s major buildings is analysed, beginning with the design process and ordering ideas, followed by the methods and materials of construction, and finally a walk through of the spaces themselves recognizing that Kahn s primary concern was interior space and its experience Each project is extensively illustrated with photographs that convey the spirit of Kahn s work and a concept development portfolio documents the inspirations and ideas that led to the finished design.Robert McCarter s authoritative text explores how Louis I Kahn redefined modern architecture Featuring a selection of original drawings and photographs from the Louis I Kahn Archives and newly redrawn plans, this book also includes selected writings by Kahn and the first publication of the complete chronology of Kahn s buildings and projects, compiled by William Whitaker, Chief Curator of the Louis I Kahn Archives This monograph is an indispensable reference work on this renowned architect.

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  • 240 Comments

  • trovare una pubblicazione completa su Kahn è un problema. Bisogna pescare qua e là.In alcuni casi si trovano grandi blocchi di testo molto interessanti, ma poca architettura fotografata, in altri molta fotografia e poco testo \ analisi di qualità.Questo libro appartiene alla prima categoria.


  • I have several books on the subject of L. Kahn, but with no doubt this one is the most complete. At an affordable prize, it deals not only with the buildings themselves, but also with the origin of the commisions and the shaping of the ideas relating with the architectural form. There are lots of documents, drawings and photographs of the epoch, and of course beautiful recent color photographs. Highly recomendable.



  • I purchased this book after watching "My Architect", a moving documentary by the illegitimate son of Louis Khan who was on a voyage of discovery - finding out who this man was who was his father. He travelled to many of the most famous pieces of architecture that Louis created and met many characters who had known his father and who had insights for him. As a result of this I was keen to get a book with a record of the amazing buildings he created. This book gives a good mix of information, a [...]


  • The great value of this book is in the very comprehensive coverage of Kahn's work and in the excellent reproduction of many drawings and photos. Taking all this wealth of material into account, the book has an affordable price.


  • If you are to have just one book on Kahn, and anyone seriously interested in architecture ought to have at least one, this is the one.


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