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10 edition of Louis I. Kahn found in the catalog.

Louis I. Kahn

in the realm of architecture

by David Bruce Brownlee

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Published by Museum of Contemporary Art, Rizzoli in Los Angeles, New York .
Written in

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid B. Brownlee, David G. De Long ; introduction by Vincent Scully ; new photography by Grant Mudford.
      ContributionsDe Long, David Gilson, 1939-, Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.), Philadelphia Museum of Art.
      LC ClassificationsNA737.K32 B76 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination448 p. :
      Number of Pages448
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1532149M
      ISBN 100847813231, 0847813304
      LC Control Number91009760

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