Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974)


Kahn, Louis I.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 20 February 1901 – d. 17 March 1974
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Philadelphia, PA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1942-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1953
Recipient of the AIA Gold Medal 1971

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Address listed in 1956 American Architects Directory
Address listed in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982)
Entry in Richard Guy Wilson, The AIA Gold Medal (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984)

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, Fellowship nomination, request for emeritus (retired) status. His Gold Medal file includes nomination, announcement, citation, photograph, and acceptance speech; also information about his selection for the AIA Philadelphia Chapter Centennial Gold Medal in 1969, which has been scanned as a separate file.

Yale University Library, Manuscripts and Archives
Louis Isadore Kahn Collection (MS 1345)
For more information, please visit http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/