Louis Kahn - The Power of Architecture

by Vitra Design Museum

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This newly published book by the Vitra Design Museum titled "Louis Kahn - The Power of Architecture" is the first comprehensive publication on American architect Louis Kahn in twenty years. It documents all of his important projects, using essays by prominent experts on Kahn where the inspirational sources, contextual background and influences of his work are discussed.

The topics include Kahn’s pioneering role in concrete construction, the visionary urban plans for his home city of Philadelphia, the exchange of ideas with Josef Albers, and his importance for modern architecture in Southeast Asia.

Hardcover, 32×24 cm, 354 pages. Written in English.