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Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974

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Personal name headingKahn, Louis I., 1901-1974
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Variant(s)Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isadore), 1901-1974
Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isidore), 1901-1974
Kahn, Louis Isadore, 1901-1974
Kahn, Louis Isidore, 1901-1974
Kang, Luyisi, 1901-1974
Schmuilowsky, Itze-Leib, 1901-1974
LocatedPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Birth date1901-02-20
Death date1974-03-17
Place of birthPärnu, Estonia
Saaremaa Island (Estonia)
Place of deathNew York, N.Y.
New York (N.Y.)
Field of activityArchitecture City planning
AffiliationUniversity of Pennsylvania Yale University
Profession or occupationArchitect
Architects College teachers City planners Artists
Found inStonorov, O. G. You and your neighborhood, c1944.
BL database, 20 Jan. 2003 (hdg.: Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isadore), 1901-1974)
Louis Isidore Kahn, 2010.
Louis I. Kahn--Architect, 2013: CIP t.p. (Louis I. Kahn) galley (Louis Isadore Kahn was born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky on February 20, 1901 in Parnu, Estonia; died in Manhattan's Penn Station)
Louis I. Kahn in conversation, 2014: title-page (Louis I. Kahn)
OCLC, accessed August 7, 2015 (usage: Louis I. Kahn, Louis Kahn, Louis Isadore Kahn; access points: Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974; Kahn, Louis Isidore; Kahn, Louis I.; Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isadore), architect, 1901-1974; Kahn, Louis Isadore; Kahn, Louis Isadore, 1901-1974; Kahn, Louis I, (Louis Isadore), 1901-1974)
VIAF, accessed August 7, 2015 (Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974; Kahn, Louis Isadore, 1901-1974; Kahn, Louis Isidore, 1901-1974; Kahn, Louis Isidore, Russian-American architect and city planner, 1901-1974)
Getty Union list of artists' names, via WWW, accessed August 7, 2015 (Kahn, Louis Isidore (Russian-American architect and city planner, 1901-1974); variants: Kahn, Louis; Kahn, Louis I.; Kahn, Louis Isadore; artist, architect, urban planner; teacher; ID: 500027669)
Grove art online, accessed August 7, 2015 (Kahn, Louis I (sadore); born Saaremaa Island, Estonia, 20 February 1901; died New York, 17 March 1974; family moved to Philadelphia in 1905; studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, under Paul Cret, following Beaux -Arts principles; worked in city planning; designed public housing; senior critic at Yale University, (1950-1957); became professor at University of Pennsylvania in 1957; received commissions for Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, Library of Phillips Exeter Academy; other commissions in U.S. and abroad; central to Kahn's architectural philosophy was the concept of institution, by which he understood not the momentary state of a client but rather the underlying social responsibilities and potentials of social organizations)
Luyisi Kang, 2015: t.p. (Louis Isadore Kahn; Luyisi Kang)
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