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New Republic Honors Great Thinker Louis Kahn

New Republic Honors Great Thinker Louis Kahn
New Republic Honors Great Thinker Louis Kahn, AD Classics: Salk Institute / Louis Kahn. Image © Liao Yusheng
AD Classics: Salk Institute / Louis Kahn. Image © Liao Yusheng

New Republic has presented a list of 100 great thinkers from the past 100 years. The list, as the magazine puts it, honors “people we believe have made the greatest intellectual contributions to the fields and causes that this magazine holds dear.” One of these fields is architecture, and New Republic’s honoree for that category is the illustrious Louis Kahn. Kahn is famous for projects such as the Kimbell Museum and the Salk Institute. His work displays what architecture critic Sarah Williams Goldhagen describes as a “cognitively rich, metaphorically complex, multi-sensorial approach.” Curious to see who else made the list? See the full roster here!

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Cite: Connor Walker. "New Republic Honors Great Thinker Louis Kahn" 21 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/570334/new-republic-honors-great-thinker-louis-kahn/> ISSN 0719-8884