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us: Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974

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    • us: Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isadore), 1901-1974
    • us: Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isidore), 1901-1974
    • us: Kahn, Louis Isadore, 1901-1974
    • us: Kahn, Louis Isidore, 1901-1974
    • us: Kang, Luyisi, 1901-1974
    • us: Schmuilowsky, Itze-Leib, 1901-1974
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1901-02-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1974-03-17
    • Birth Place

        Pärnu, Estonia
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saaremaa Island (Estonia)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Pennsylvania
        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Architecture
          (lcsh) City planning
        • Occupation

              (lcsh) Architects
                (lcsh) College teachers
                  (lcsh) City planners
                    (lcsh) Artists
                • Sources

                  • found: Stonorov, O. G. You and your neighborhood, c1944.
                  • found: BL database, 20 Jan. 2003 (hdg.: Kahn, Louis I. (Louis Isadore), 1901-1974)
                  • found: Louis Isidore Kahn, 2010.
                  • found: 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)
                  • found: Louis I. Kahn in conversation, 2014: title-page (Louis I. Kahn)
                  • found: 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)
                  • found: 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) {}
                  • found: 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)
                  • found: 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) {}
                  • found: Luyisi Kang, 2015: t.p. (Louis Isadore Kahn; Luyisi Kang)
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                  • 1979-04-16: new
                  • 2016-12-16: revised
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