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Exhibition: Louis Kahn / The Power of Architecture

  • 00:00 - 17 April, 2014
Exhibition: Louis Kahn / The Power of Architecture
Exhibition: Louis Kahn / The Power of Architecture

The American architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974) is regarded as one of the great master builders of the Twentieth Century. Kahn created buildings of monumental beauty with powerful universal symbolism.

This exhibition encompasses an unprecedented and diverse range of architectural models, original drawings, travel sketches, photographs and films. Highlights of the exhibition include a four-metre-high model of the spectacular City Tower designed for Philadelphia (1952-57), as well as previously unseen film footage shot by Kahn’s son Nathaniel Kahn, director of the film ‘My Architect’.

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Cite: "Exhibition: Louis Kahn / The Power of Architecture" 17 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/497888/exhibition-louis-kahn-the-power-of-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884