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Louis Kahn

An architect

Louis Kahn was a late Modernist architect based in Philadelphia, USA.

Born in Osel, Estonia, in 1901, Kahn emigrated to the USA as a child.

His works include Phillips Exeter Academy Library and Dining Hall, Yale University Art Gallery, Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, Kimbell Art Museum, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

Khan died of a heart attack in Pennsylvania Station, New York, in March 1974.

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March 17, 1974
Louis Kahn was born in Kuressaare.

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Vinay Umarji
January 1, 2021
@bsindia
Following gradual wear and tear and some structural damage due to the 2001 earthquake, IIM-A took up the restoration work of the iconic buildings on the campus
Shreekant Sambrani
January 1, 2021
@bsindia
Only a petty administration would think of destroying any part of it
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