Tag Louis Kahn

Happy Birthday to Louis Kahn!

To commemorate the birthday of Louis Kahn (1901-1974), George H. Marcus and William Whitaker, the authors of The Houses of Louis Kahn, share insight into the minds and personalities of two of Louis Kahn’s important patrons, Philip Q. Roche and Francis Heed Adler. Louis Kahn, born into a poor Jewish

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The Houses that Louis Kahn Built

Follow @yaleARTbooks The Houses of Louis Kahn, by George H. Marcus and William Whitaker, a book about which Witold Rybczynski recently wrote “[an] exemplary study… If you thought you knew all there was to know about Kahn, read this splendid book—there is still more to learn about the greatest American

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