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Louis Kahn
  • Name: Louis Kahn
  • Born: 02/20/1901
  • Died: 03/17/1974 (73 years old)

Louis Isadore Kahn (born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky; March 5[O.S. February 20]1901 – March 17, 1974) was an American architect, based in Philadelphia. After working in various capacities for several firms in Philadelphia, he founded his own atelier in 1935. While continuing his private practice, he served as a design critic and professor of architecture at Yale School of Architecture from 1947 to 1957. From 1957 until his death, he was a professor of architecture at the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania.

Birth Name: Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky

Awards: AIA Gold Medal, RIBA Gold Medal

Alias: Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky

Birth Place: Kuressaare, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire

Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.

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