Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes Per Olaf Fjeld

Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes

Author: Per Olaf Fjeld
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Book Title
Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes
Author
Per Olaf Fjeld
ISBN
9781682261125
Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes is a new and personal reading of the architecture, teachings, and legacy of Louis I. Kahn from Per Olaf Fjeld's perspective as a former student. The book explores Kahn's life and work, offering a unique take on one of the twentieth century's most important architects. Kahn's Nordic and European ties are emphasized in this study that also covers his early childhood in Estonia, his travels, and his relationships with other architects, including the Norwegian architect Arne Korsmo. The authors have gathered personal reflections, archival material, and other student work to offer insight into the wisdom that Kahn imparted to his students in his famous masterclass. Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes addresses Kahn's legacy both personally and in terms of the profession, documents a research trip the University of Pennsylvania's Louis I. Kahn Collection, and confronts the affiliation of Kahn's work with postmodernism.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Per Olaf Fjeld, Emily Randall FjeldPublisher: University of Arkansas PressPublished: 10/04/2019ISBN: 9781682261125Pages: 350Weight: 3.80lbsSize: 10.30h x 10.50w x 1.00d
Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes is a new and personal reading of the architecture, teachings, and legacy of Louis I. Kahn from Per Olaf Fjeld's perspective as a former student. The book explores Kahn's life and work, offering a unique take on one of the twentieth century's most important architects.

Kahn's Nordic and European ties are emphasized in this study that also covers his early childhood in Estonia, his travels, and his relationships with other architects, including the Norwegian architect Arne Korsmo.

The authors have gathered personal reflections, archival material, and other student work to offer insight into the wisdom that Kahn imparted to his students in his famous masterclass. Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes addresses Kahn's legacy both personally and in terms of the profession, documents a research trip the University of Pennsylvania's Louis I. Kahn Collection, and confronts the affiliation of Kahn's work with postmodernism.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Per Olaf Fjeld, Emily Randall Fjeld
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Published: 10/04/2019
ISBN: 9781682261125
Pages: 350
Weight: 3.80lbs
Size: 10.30h x 10.50w x 1.00d
Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes is a new and personal reading of the architecture, teachings, and legacy of Louis I. Kahn from Per Olaf Fjeld's perspective as a former student. The book explores Kahn's life and work, offering a unique take on one of the twentieth century's most important architects.

Kahn's Nordic and European ties are emphasized in this study that also covers his early childhood in Estonia, his travels, and his relationships with other architects, including the Norwegian architect Arne Korsmo.

The authors have gathered personal reflections, archival material, and other student work to offer insight into the wisdom that Kahn imparted to his students in his famous masterclass. Louis I. Kahn: The Nordic Latitudes addresses Kahn's legacy both personally and in terms of the profession, documents a research trip the University of Pennsylvania's Louis I. Kahn Collection, and confronts the affiliation of Kahn's work with postmodernism.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Per Olaf Fjeld, Emily Randall Fjeld
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Published: 10/04/2019
ISBN: 9781682261125
Pages: 350
Weight: 3.80lbs
Size: 10.30h x 10.50w x 1.00d